Utrecht is a true student city. Utrecht has both a university and multiple Universities of Applie Sciences who offer multiple hbo- and wo- education courses.

Living in Utrecht

Finding a room in Utrecht is not that easy. Every yearh there are lots of students trying to find a room. Therefore we recommend to begin your search for a room on time. Roombase helps you with this!

University of Utrecht

The University of Utrecht (UU) was founded in 1634. The university has seven faculties and more then 30.000 students. Every year around 6.500 new students go to the UU.

Utrecht University of Applied Sciences

There are multiple Universities of Applied Sciences in Utrecht, the Hogeschool Utrecht (HU) is the largest and most famous one. At the HU you can follow over 80 studies. The number of students is around 39.000, spread across 15 locations. You can find the HU on de Uithof, in the inner city, but also in Amersfoort.

Next to the HU there are multiple Universities of Applied Sciences in Utrecht, for example the TIAS School for Business and Society, Fontys Hogescholen and Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Utrecht (HKU).

Student associations

If you want to join a student association you have more then enough options in Utrecht. There are over 20 student societies. During the Utrechtse Introductietijd (UIT) you can get to know the different student societies in a fun way.

There are different social clubs, for example USC, UVSV/NVVSU, Veritas, Unitas, Biton, UMTC, most of which have a hazing period. In addition, there are many study associations and various sports associations.