The university offers comprehensive services for all international students such as housing, visas and scholarships. With more than 24,000 students, of which 4,000 are international, the university is able to conduct cutting-edge research into problems of societal and scientific importance. The university distinguishes itself in research and education through four interdisciplinary themes: Human Health and Life Sciences, Science for Sustainability, Connected World and Governance for Society. Through its programmes, students become academics that can contribute to society through problem-solving and strong leadership skills.