Postal address: PO Box 3021, 3502 GA Utrecht
Visiting address: Winthontlaan 2, 3526 KV Utrecht
Phone: +31 30 600 12 11
The NWO-I office is located in the office of NWO Utrecht (Nova Zembla). The office of NWO Utrecht is located in the business area 'Kanaleneiland', in the Southwest part of the city, next to the hotel Van der Valk (next to the highway A12).
NWO The Hague
NWO also has an office in The Hague. Click here for the contact details en how to reach NWO Den Haag.
At Utrecht Central Station, you can take one of the following bus lines from Jaarbeurszijde: bus 63 (direction of Vianen), 65 (direction of Het Klooster), 66 (direction of Nieuwegein-Centrum), 74 (direction of Vianen) or 77 (direction of Nieuwegein-Zuid). Get off the bus at the 'Kanaleneiland Zuid' stop. It is also possible to take the express tram to Nieuwegein-Zuid (tram 60) or IJsselstein (tram 61) from the central station and get off at the same stop. Cross the Winthontstraat to the Nova Zembla building. The entrance is at the front of the building.
From the A2, take the exit Knooppunt Oudenrijn and then follow the signs E30/E35 in the direction of Arnhem. Keep to the right at the junction and follow the signs for Houten/E311/A12. Again, drive on the right-hand lane and follow the signs for Kanaleneiland/Jaarbeurs. After 450 metres, turn left onto the Europalaan. After 400 meters, turn right onto the Winthontlaan. The Nova Zembla building is located on the right.
Follow the A12 and take exit 17 (Kanaleneiland/Jaarbeurs/Centrum). After about 50 meters, turn right onto the Winthontlaan. The Nova Zembla building is on the right.
Direction The Hague, Rotterdam
Coming from the A12, follow the three right lanes at Knooppunt Oudenrijn (exit 6 to 8, direction Nieuwegein/Houten). Then follow the two left lanes in the direction of Amersfoort/Arnhem/E11/E30/A12. Take exit 17 (Kanaleneiland/Jaarbeurs) and follow the two left lanes to turn left to the Europalaan. Turn right onto Winthontlaan. You will find the Nova Zembla building on your right.
Direction Breda, Den Bosch
While driving on the A2, take the two right-hand lanes at the Everdingen junction to follow the signs for A27/E311 towards Almere/Utrecht. Take the exit A12/E30 in the direction of The Hague. Keep to the right until you take exit 17 to follow the signs Kanaleneiland/Jaarbeurs/Centrum. At the end of the exit, turn right to drive on the Europalaan. After about 50 metres, turn right onto Winthontlaan, where the Nova Zembla building is located on the right.
As you are driving on the A27 to Zuid-West, Utrecht, follow the right lane at the Lunetten junction to follow the signs E35/E30/A12 towards Ring Utrecht/Rotterdam/Den Haag. Keep to the right at the junction, continue at exit 17, follow the signs for Jaarbeurs and merge into the Europalaan. After about 80 metres, turn right onto Winthontlaan. The Nova Zembla building is on the right.
While driving on the A28 to Zuid-West, Utrecht, take the exit Knooppunt Lunetten. Keep to the right to follow the signs E35/E30/A12 in the direction of Ring Utrecht/Rotterdam/Den Haag. Take junction 16, 17 or 18, follow the signs for Jaarbeurs and merge into the Europalaan. After about 50 metres, turn right onto Winthontlaan. The Nova Zembla building is on the right.
Employees of NWO-Den Haag and visitors can park their car on the parking lot behind the NWO building. If the lot is full you can park your car in the parking garage of the adjacent Van der Valk hotel. Please note that it is paid parking there.
Roadworks region Utrecht
When you are travelling by car, you can be bothered by roadworks in the region of Utrecht, (A2/A12/A27 and A28). For up-to-date information, travel information and alternative transportation options (in Dutch only):