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What tips do our students have about the buildings, faculties and libraries when you study in Utrecht? Tips where you can get coffee, study quietly or get information.

Faculties
In which buildings do our students study and what else can you find there? VIEW ALL

Kromme nieuwe gracht 80
“In addition to the fun lectures I followed here, I recorded an open stage for my study association with the help of Studio M.”

  • By Milan
Open stage

Descartes Hall
“Since our study is so small, every time you are at Descartes, you will meet someone you know. So, it’s not only a place you study at, but also a place to meet your friends.”

  • By Natalia
Humanities

Coffeebar Jazzmans Minneartbuilding
“The café is located in the Minnaert building and looks out over the botanical gardens. In spring, you can sit here in the sun on the terrace after or between your classes.”

  • By Naoual
Science

Buys Ballot building
“I often used studyplaces here to work on group assignments”

  • By Mike + 1
Science

PIL Social Committee
“I especially liked coming up with new ideas to improve the situation of students in those challenging "corona" times. One of the activities organized by me was the Zumba Party to push away negativity and burn some extra calories.”

  • By Mariam
Law Econ Gov

David de Wied building
“I used to come her daily during my Bachelor thesis. Up on the 4th floor I would tiny catalyst particles made of silver. The building has a very open feel due to its large glass windows, and internal balconies from which you can observe each individual floors.”

  • By Mike
Science

Studio M
“If you ever want to work out a project but just don't have the right material or knowledge/experience, the members of Studio M are always eager to lend you a hand.”

  • By Milan + 1

Hijmans building
“With online lectures, the days when we have physical classes always feel like the school field trips of the yore.”

  • By Jamal
Medicine

USBO building UU
“In the building of Public Administration and Organization Science there is a pleasant atmosphere where everyone knows each other and as a student you quickly feel at home.”

  • By Mik

Koningsberger building
“This building has many study areas for groups and individuals. Useful for group projects or if you are just looking for a quiet place to study!”

  • By Naoual + 1
Geosciences & Science

Café Madame Jeanette
“I think that there is always a nice atmosphere here: the ideal place to have a chat with your fellow students in between courses.”

  • By Stephan
Veterinary

College Hall
“I attend my lectures in this beautiful building on the international campus. It is easy to reach by public transport. I always go by bike. From my house in the city centre, I can reach the campus within 10 minutes.”

  • By Kees
Law Econ Gov

Androclus building
“Every time I come here, I always marvel. There is so much to see and learn here!”

  • By Stephan
Veterinary & Science

Spinoza Hall
“This location is where I connected with most of my friends and made most of my friends during or in between tutorials.”

  • By Kimberly
Law Econ Gov

Ruppert building
“It has a nice studying area and a big lecture hall.”

  • By Manouk + 2
Geosciences

Drift 23
“A characteristic building with a lot of secret places.”

  • By Berne

SVO Bar
“As a student at the Faculty of Humanities, you can regularly find me in the SVO bar. It is a nice place to study and in the evening when the bar opens for activities, it turns into a cozy meeting place.”

  • By Berne

Association room Pericles
“Come to the association room quickly after your lecture, because otherwise you will stand in line for coffee for a long time. ”

  • By Mik

U.S.S. Proton
“Like most chemistry students, I joined Proton immediately at the start of the Bachelor. During my studies I have joined 4 different committees and helped organize many activities, both recreational and educational. I have also enjoyed many activities organized by other committees, like borrels, parties, and trips/camps.”

  • By Mike
Science

The association room of U.A.V
“I come here between my lectures, for example to have a cup of coffee or to have a beer with my friends after 5 pm.”

  • By Sanne

Leonard S. Ornstein Laboratory
“What I like about the laboratory is the good atmosphere, and the interesting research that is performed there.”

  • By Mike
Science

The AKT Office
“A super nice place, where I feel like Mario Kart or Just Dance is played 24/7. So to spend a few free hours competitively in the AKT office where you need to be”

  • By Milan + 1

Utrecht Biologist Association
“Since I was a bachelor student I have been a member of this very big group of friends. You can always get a free coffee in the UBV room (KBG building), play board games and hang out with fellow students.”

  • By Vera
Science

Langeveld building
“Many classrooms, cosy corners and even a place to sit outside.”

  • By Manouk + 1
Social Sciences

Law Faculty Building
“Nice pub on De Neude, always nice for a drink.”

  • By Kees
Law Econ Gov
Library
Utrecht University has two libraries to study and borrow books.

University Library Science Park
“There are a lot of study spaces in this library, the Spar supermarket is around the corner for a nice study break”

  • By Vera + 2

University Library City Centre
“Persoonlijk vind ik deze bibliotheek veel huiselijker dan de universiteitsbibliotheek in het Utrecht Science Park. De inrichting van deze bibliotheek geeft mij rust.”

  • By Jamal + 2
Study Associations
Some nice student associations of our students; for activities and drinks. VIEW ALL

The association room of U.A.V
“I come here between my lectures, for example to have a cup of coffee or to have a beer with my friends after 5 pm.”

  • By Sanne

Association room Pericles
“Come to the association room quickly after your lecture, because otherwise you will stand in line for coffee for a long time. ”

  • By Mik

Studio M
“If you ever want to work out a project but just don't have the right material or knowledge/experience, the members of Studio M are always eager to lend you a hand.”

  • By Milan + 1

The AKT Office
“A super nice place, where I feel like Mario Kart or Just Dance is played 24/7. So to spend a few free hours competitively in the AKT office where you need to be”

  • By Milan + 1

USBO building UU
“In the building of Public Administration and Organization Science there is a pleasant atmosphere where everyone knows each other and as a student you quickly feel at home.”

  • By Mik

Kromme nieuwe gracht 80
“In addition to the fun lectures I followed here, I recorded an open stage for my study association with the help of Studio M.”

  • By Milan
Open stage

Drift 23
“A characteristic building with a lot of secret places.”

  • By Berne

SVO Bar
“As a student at the Faculty of Humanities, you can regularly find me in the SVO bar. It is a nice place to study and in the evening when the bar opens for activities, it turns into a cozy meeting place.”

  • By Berne

PIL Social Committee
“I especially liked coming up with new ideas to improve the situation of students in those challenging "corona" times. One of the activities organized by me was the Zumba Party to push away negativity and burn some extra calories.”

  • By Mariam
Law Econ Gov

Utrecht Biologist Association
“Since I was a bachelor student I have been a member of this very big group of friends. You can always get a free coffee in the UBV room (KBG building), play board games and hang out with fellow students.”

  • By Vera
Science

U.S.S. Proton
“Like most chemistry students, I joined Proton immediately at the start of the Bachelor. During my studies I have joined 4 different committees and helped organize many activities, both recreational and educational. I have also enjoyed many activities organized by other committees, like borrels, parties, and trips/camps.”

  • By Mike
Science
Study Spot, Housing & Information Point
Our students give the best advice. VIEW ALL

Karibu Café
“It's an excellent location both for studying and spending time & chilling with friends. Plus, as the Karibu keeps reminding, the food is "110% natural". My personal favorite is shakshuka.”

  • By Mariam + 1
Green Oasis

UU Career Services
“They have really helped me upgrade my job/internship application and gave great interview tips.”

  • By Mik + 1

Student residences De Sterren
“I live in this place! Thanks to my nice housemates, I will love this place for the rest of my life. I never feel alone here. This is where I met my best friend and also my partner!”

  • By Natasha

UU for U Student Service
“Great help for all your study related questions!”

  • By Mik + 1

Unibuddy Chat Platform
“As a unibuddy myself I love answering all student-relating questions and getting to know prospective students.”

  • By Manouk + 1

Law Faculty Building
“Nice pub on De Neude, always nice for a drink.”

  • By Kees
Law Econ Gov

Langeveld building
“Many classrooms, cosy corners and even a place to sit outside.”

  • By Manouk + 1
Social Sciences

Leonard S. Ornstein Laboratory
“What I like about the laboratory is the good atmosphere, and the interesting research that is performed there.”

  • By Mike
Science

University Library Science Park
“There are a lot of study spaces in this library, the Spar supermarket is around the corner for a nice study break”

  • By Vera + 2

Ruppert building
“It has a nice studying area and a big lecture hall.”

  • By Manouk + 2
Geosciences

Spinoza Hall
“This location is where I connected with most of my friends and made most of my friends during or in between tutorials.”

  • By Kimberly
Law Econ Gov

University Library City Centre
“Personally, I find the library a very nice, quiet place to study. The large windows let in a lot of natural light. There is an adjoining café, so besides all the studying you can also take a coffee break with your friends. I especially recommend the cappuccinos!”

  • By Natasha + 2

Androclus building
“Every time I come here, I always marvel. There is so much to see and learn here!”

  • By Stephan
Veterinary & Science

Koningsberger building
“I spent many hours here in the beautiful labs and meeting friends at my study association”

  • By Mike + 1
Geosciences & Science

Hijmans building
“With online lectures, the days when we have physical classes always feel like the school field trips of the yore.”

  • By Jamal
Medicine

David de Wied building
“I used to come her daily during my Bachelor thesis. Up on the 4th floor I would tiny catalyst particles made of silver. The building has a very open feel due to its large glass windows, and internal balconies from which you can observe each individual floors.”

  • By Mike
Science

Buys Ballot building
“I often used studyplaces here to work on group assignments”

  • By Mike + 1
Science