Prof. Dr. Robbert Dijkgraaf Inaugurated as Ambassador

Tomorrow afternoon Prof. Dr. Robbert Dijkgraaf will be inaugurated as ambassador of UWC in the Netherlands and UWC Maastricht. Robbert Dijkgraaf, is well known for his efforts to make science and education accessible to young talent. Last Friday he was the main guest in the famous Dutch television show “De Wereld Draait Door”.

The inauguration will take place during the seminar “Access to Education", in the Tobacco Theatre in Amsterdam, where students of UWC Maastricht will guide the attendees through the UWC Experience.

We are proud that Robbert Dijkgraaf has accepted this ambassadorship. We would love to use the momentum of this special day to raise awareness for our organisation. We shall therefore actively use social media during the event.

We invite everyone to like, tweet, retweet and instagram the Dijkgraaf-moments we’ll share. You can find information and images on, and