Destination report Utrecht 2017-01-10T16:46:13+00:00


Utrecht has the most highly educated workforce in the Netherlands. That is due to the many important knowledge and educational institutions and NGOs that can be found there.

Thanks to the help of a young, talented workforce and a citywide scheme to create a sustainable society, Utrecht recently been voted the most competitive region in Europe.

Utrecht Science Park

Utrecht has a string of high education institutions, including the University of Utrecht, University Medical Centre, Utrecht University and Utrecht School of the Arts. National and international research institutes are also

A major hub

Because of its central location in the Netherlands, Utrecht is a major hub of highways, waterways and railways. Travellers arriving from Schiphol Airport can travel by train to the heart of

Venues and hotels

Utrecht offers the most diverse conference and meeting venues. One of the latest additions is TivoliVredenburg. This architect-designed multi-purpose property is walking distance from the Central Station, in the centre of the city, and is


René van Weeren | Project assistant Research Institute of History and Culture of Utrecht University

‘The perfect reason to bring the conference to the Netherlands’

René van Weeren is project assistant for the Research Institute of History and Culture of Utrecht University. Together with Professor Tine De Moo, he is responsible for the organisation of the 16th IASC Global Conference, to be held in Utrecht in July 2017. This biennial conference of the International Association for the Study of the Commons will be attended by 500 to 800 international scientists and experts in the field of ‘commons.’

July 3rd, 2015|Tags: |

Jos Malda | Associate Professor at the University of Utrecht

‘I am proud that researchers from Utrecht are now playing a leading role’


Jos Malda, as Associate Professor at the University of Utrecht and the University Medical Center Utrecht, and Lorenzo Moroni, Associate Professor at the University of Maastricht, are organising the annual Biofabrication Congress of the International Society for Biofabrication in November 2015 . The conference will take place in the Academy Building on the Domplein, in the historical heart of Utrecht. The three-day conference expects to host 200 to 250 scientists from Europe and America, but also from such countries as

June 30th, 2015|Tags: |


Universities of Utrecht and Eindhoven, and UMC Utrecht to cooperate more closely

The universities of Utrecht (UU) and Eindhoven (TU/e), and the University Medical Center Utrecht (UMC Utrecht) will be intensifying their cooperation, and investing ten million euros in a joint fund over the next three years. The three parties are keen to raise their joint research to a higher level and ensure its permanence by combining their expertise. The first collaborative ventures will focus on a range of areas including regenerative medicine, imaging, porous materials and energy.

The universities of Eindhoven and Utrecht and the UMC Utrecht are highly complementary: in the fields of medicine, geosciences, science, and even social sciences and

January 24th, 2017|
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