Professor Robbert Dijkgraaf

Prof. Dr. Robbert Dijkgraaf was the chief scientific advisor on the development of AUC's curriculum. He is member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences and director of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, NJ, USA. During the AUC grand opening he gave a speech explaining the importance of studying the sciences in an interdisciplinary context:

“Many of our students will later be in a position to make important decisions, whether in business, government, policy, or academia. The scientific way of thinking and approaching life could be valuable if not crucial for their success.”

8 October 2014