Achieve your ambitions in Utrecht Region

Are you thinking about working or studying abroad? Utrecht Region might be the place for you! Located in the heart of the Netherlands, the region is home to 29 educational institutions and many thriving organisations which offer a wide range of job opportunities. Its vibrant and welcoming community includes 48,000 internationals. Will you join them?


Living in Utrecht Region

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A region full of opportunities

Utrecht Region is the beating heart of the Netherlands. Here you find...

  • the cities of Utrecht and Amersfoort, which have repeatedly been ranked as the best cities in the Netherlands to live and work in.
  • many high-quality cycling paths, routes to beautiful destinations, and the world’s largest bicycle parking.
  • the largest and most connected train station in the country that takes you to the airport or other major Dutch cities in only half an hour. Other European capitals are just a few hours away by train, car, or plane.

There are plenty of reasons why so many internationals choose to live to Utrecht Region. Scroll down for just a few.

Six reasons to live in Utrecht Region

Discover the possibilities

Do you want to learn more about Utrecht Region? On the website of the International Welcome Centre Utrecht Region (IWCUR) you will find the answers to your questions about living, studying and working in Utrecht Region. And once you have decided to move to Utrecht Region, check out their moving guide to learn what steps you need to take to start your life in the Netherlands.

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Life in Utrecht Region