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How to reach NWO-I

The NWO-Utrecht office was closed at 16 March 2020. Since 15 June 2020, employees may work in the office by appointment. And since 9 July 2020, external visitors are welcome to a limited extent at the NWO offices in Utrecht and The Hague.  The principle is that it must be functional to meet each other in person. Meeting space must be reserved in advance. Keep in mind that the capacity of the meeting rooms is (very) limited.

Address NWO-I

Postal address: PO Box 3021, 3502 GA  Utrecht
Visiting address: Winthontlaan 2, 3526 KV  Utrecht
Phone: +31 30 600 12 11
RSIN: 002882243
BTW-nr.: NL002882243B01

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 highway A12.

Public transport

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.

Due to maintenance work, the sneltrams to Nieuwegein and IJsselstein are cancelled. Service wil resume on 21 September 2020. For alternative transport, please check this page (Dutch only).


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.

For up-to-date public transport information, travel tips and alternative transport options, please visit the websites below:

NWO The Hague

NWO also has an office in The Hague. Click here for the contact details and how to reach NWO Den Haag.