AZCThe Asylum Seekers Centre (azc) Utrecht is located in the former military hospital “Dr. A. Mathijssen” at the Joseph Haydnlaan. The azc houses up to 450 residents, spread over 146 rooms of different sizes. For 20 years, the azc has been part of the Utrecht neighborhood Oog in Al. Hence, the centre is completely intertwined with the neighborhood.
- Joseph Haydnlaan 2
- + 31 88 715 01 10
- Centraal Museum
Centraal Museum Utrecht is an open house for exploration and discovery. From Scorel to Bruna to Viktor & Rolf. From Rietveld to the Utrecht Caravaggists, and from Bloemaert to Marlene Dumas. Classical alongside modern, design alongside the history of Utrecht, experimental alongside monumental. A museum that always leaves you inspired. Where you can expect the unexpected.
- Nicolaaskerkhof 10
- +31 30 236 2362
- Centre for the Humanities
Centre for the Humanities
The Centre for the Humanities (CfH) of Universiteit Utrecht is a platform where pioneering activities and innovative research are related to the greater socio-political relevance of the humanities. CfH makes this connection by focusing on the social status and the public perception of the humanities today.
- Achter de Dom 20
- +31 30 253 6137
City2Cities is the international literature festival held annually in Utrecht. During the festival, Utrecht and two other European literary cities are featured. Writers from the Netherlands and from abroad come to the festival to enjoy prose and poetry. Music can also be heard.
- + 31 30 231 8376
Since its start in 1982 the Concertzender is known for its remarkable and adventurous programming. Genuine jazz, rare recordings from private music collections, historical recordings, concert recordings of (still) unknown musicians and spectacular non-Western music are all part of the Concertzender’s unique sound.
- Ganzenmarkt 14
- +31 30 231 20 96
- Culture Connection
- Culturele Zondagen
Originated in 2002 Cultural Sundays has become one of the most proliferated and successful events of Utrecht, both for citizens and visitors of the city. Cultural Sundays is a yearly series of festivals and events, organized in close collaboration with cultural, arts, educational and social institutions and organizations in the city of Utrecht.
- Ganzenmarkt 1
- +31 30 2323080
- De Utrechtse Internet Courant (DUIC)
De Utrechtse Internet Courant (DUIC)
De Utrechtse Internet Courant (DUIC) is a leading news source for website, with both a print and online presence. Since 2011, it developed as an independent news platform, generating 15.000 unique visitors to their website per week.
- Helling 13
- 030 633 18 90
- Festival Oude Muziek
Festival Oude Muziek
The most beautiful music of the Middle Ages, Renaissance and Baroque, performed by international top musicians at historic places spread throughout the Netherlands. With the annual Early Music Festival with changing themes in the heart of the city of Utrecht.
- Plompetorengracht 4
- +31 30 232 9000
- Fontys Hogeschool Journalistiek
Fontys Hogeschool Journalistiek
Fontys is one of the largest facilitites for higher education in the Netherlands. By linking education and research to innovation processes of the southern region en outside, Fontys wants to be a motor of innovation.
- Prof. Gimbrèrelaan 16
- 08850 77211
- Hacking Habitat
We humans like to think we’re in control of technology. But the tables are turning and our high-tech environment is gradually taking over. It’s high time to reclaim our living environment: HACKING HABITAT! The acclaimed exhibition in the former Utrecht prison makes remote control tangible and, by doing so, emits a powerful call to resistance.Archive
- Het Huis
Het Huis is a home for artists and new ideas. Theater artists and other creatives are offered a place, and are guided in the developing of their plans. The organization plays a pivotal role in the Utrecht performing arts scene and is a vital link in the chain of art schools, ensembles and venues.
- Boorstraat 107
- +31 30 231 58 44
- Het Vijfde Seizoen
Het Vijfde Seizoen
Het Vijfde Seizoen (The Fifth Season) is a studio house in psychiatry in the Netherlands. Professional artist can work here for a season and create new work about mental health. The art projects of Het Vijfde Seizoen agenda issues regarding the position of people with mental illness and tell the story of the patients.
- Dolderseweg 164
- Het Wilde Westen
Het Wilde Westen
‘The Wild West’ refers to the vibrant district of Utrecht city. House on the terrain of the former Cereol factory, they bring children, adults and the neighbourhood together through courses in theater, dance and music.Archive
- Hogeschool Utrecht
Hogeschool Utrecht is an ambitious school for applied science, providing education and doing research. They are educating professionals to be, that are wanted on the job market. They are closely tied to the Utrecht region.Archive
- Hogeschool voor de Kunsten
Hogeschool voor de Kunsten
HKU University of the Arts Utrecht offers preparatory courses, bachelor and master programs and research degrees in fine art, design, media, games and interaction, music, theatre and arts management. With almost 4.000 students, HKU University of the Arts Utrecht is one of the largest art and culture-oriented institutes in Europe.
- +31 30 233 2256
- House of Literature
House of Literature
Het Literatuurhuis in Utrecht brings literature to the podium, and then in the broadest sense of the word: from performance poetry to lectures, from literary film showings to interviews with writers, and everything in between. The foundation organizes literary events, festivals and productions, including the Nacht van de Poëzie (Poetry Night), the international literature festival City2Cities and the Dutch Poetry Slam Championships.
- Oudegracht 237
- +31 30 231 8376
- IMC Weekend School
IMC Weekend School
IMC Weekend School is a school for supplementary education for children aged ten to fourteen from underprivileged neighborhoods in the bigger cities in the Netherlands. The first weekend school opened in 1998 in Amsterdam Southeast. Presently, there are nine branches, all funded by companies and foundations. In Utrecht, mainly children from the neighbourhood of Overvecht participate.
- +31 20 258 27 00
- International Franz Liszt Piano Competition
International Franz Liszt Piano Competition
The Liszt Competition is a prestigious, international competition for young pianists. Every three years, it produces three finalists, who are subsequently closely guided and facilitated.Archive
- Le Guess Who?
Le Guess Who?
Le Guess Who? is a four-day festival that takes place each November in the heart of Utrecht, The Netherlands. The festival combines a top-notch collection of today’s burgeoning talent with legendary, one-of-a-kind acts to create an inimitable atmosphere that electrifies the city.Archive
- Nederlands Film Festival
Nederlands Film Festival
The Nederlands Film Festival is an event held annually in early autumn. Ten days-long Utrecht is the film capitol of the Netherlands, and the Dutch film receives the honor it deserves. Full-length and short films, from art house to mainstream, from analogue to digital. Feature films, documentaries, animation, shorts, television dramas and events, too.
- +31 30 230 3800
Operamakers develops educational and participational projects revolving around singing. Through singing together, Operamakers provides a bridge between vocal expression and the world of today. Singing and opera culture are inspired with stories of our cosmopolitan society.Archive
- ROC Midden Nederland
ROC Midden Nederland
ROC Midden Nederland offers vocational education, education for adults, business courses and participational education in the province of Utrecht. With around 1800 employees, they ensure education for around 20.000 students in Utrecht, Amersfoort en Nieuwegein.Archive
- Sonar Traffic
Sonar Traffic are synth freaks. Their large collection of vintage analog & digital hardware synthesizers, drumcomputers and effects is here for you to enjoy. Replace your plug-in tracks with analog monsters, record with the machines directly, jam on drum machines and sequencers. Sonar Traffic are located at the Kytopia studio complex in the former Tivoli venue.Archive
- Studio Stekker
Studio Stekker is a creative and opinionated festival with a fabulous atmosphere, great people and always a big line up. At the end of July, Studio Stekker Festival takes place in Voorveldse Polder and in the week preceding the festival, festival artists work together in Studio Stekker in Kytopia. During that preparatory week several public activities take place.Archive
- Studium Generale
Meet famous scientists of all academic disciplines, enter into a debate with thinkers and hear writers reveal their inner motivations. Studium Generale offers lectures, symposia and debates to students, teachers and anyone interested in science and the arts and the ways they are related. All of our activities are free and open to anyone without prior reservation.Archive
TivoliVredenburg is a musical city within a city. With five unique auditoriums and several bars and catering points under a single roof, it is a house of and for everyone. For the Utrechter and the international visitor, for young and old, for the amateur and for the professional. It offers a stage to all musical worlds: classical, pop, dance, jazz, family and everything in between. TivoliVredenburg is one-of-a-kind in the world.
- Vredenburgkade 11
- +31 30 231 4544
- Universiteit Utrecht
Utrecht University is an international research university of the highest quality and the alma mater of many leading names, academics and scientists who have made an important contribution to the quality of society. Its seven faculties cover the entire spectrum of research and teaching disciplines.
- +31 30 2533550
- Utrecht Library
In the past, you went to the library to loan books. Today, there is so much more to experience. Every year, Utrecht Library greets almost 1,5 million visitors in their Central Library and 13 other buildings. Its membership counts around 65.000 people.
- 030 286 18 00
- Vers Poetry
- Vers Vermaak
Vers Vermaak (Fresh Entertainment) is unparalleled when it comes to thinking up and producing memorable events and original branding activities, both analogue and digital. In producing its events and assignments, Vers Vermaak always goes for the human and positive energy that makes the difference for a successful event, festival, activity, digital experience or concept.
- Cab-rondom 90A
- +31 30 700 1177