Opening van de Radboud Universiteit in 1923

Radboud 100 years

On October 17th, 2023, Radboud University will turn 100 years old. Throughout the year, we celebrate that Radboud University has had a significant impact on our students, researchers and employees for 100 years, but also to the world around us. Will you celebrate this special milestone with us?

Feestelijk programma mei



From the 8th to the 14th of May 2023 there will be a big festive programme including Radboud Kids for primary schools, Radboud Sounds in Doornroosje and a festival on campus. Also, we will gift 100 Radboud Gestures to Nijmegen.


On October 17 2023, we will celebrate the university's official birthday: the 100th Dies Natalis. From October 16 to 20, various academic and cultural activities take place, including the awarding of honorary doctorates from each faculty.

Stories about 100 years of Radboud University



Seven new honorary doctorates at Radboud University

In honour of its centenary, Radboud University will award seven honorary doctorates in 2023. The recipients are Michael Sandel, Mary Beckman, Geert Corstens, Fabiola Gianotti, Stella Nkomo, Marc Van Ranst and Sandra Graham.

Radboud100 Bierviltje

How can you become happy or happier?

People are searching for happiness. For years, films, series, news sites and scientists have been studying how you can become happy or even happier. One theory stands out: do something for someone else.

Student in hoodie met opdruk Radboud since 1923


Do you want to go join the lustrum activities in style? Visit the online Radboud Store for the famous Radboud hoodies and much more.


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Would you like to know more about our anniversary or do you have other questions or comments? For questions about the programme, please contact communicatie [at] Media can contact the spokesperson of Radboud University:

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