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Bright and talented workforce

With its world-class universities and research institutes, the region boasts the Netherlands’ most highly educated workforce.

Bright and talented workforce
  • Utrecht University is one of Europe’s top research universities, ranked number one in the Netherlands and 14 in Europe.*
  • 46% of the region’s workers have a university degree.
  • 85% of Utrecht’s residents speak at least three languages.
  • A young city, 20% of Utrecht’s population is made up of students attending one of its institutions of higher education.

8 million skilled employees live within an hour’s travel of Utrecht, whose central location and excellent transport connections ensure access to a virtually inexhaustible pool of potential talent.

*Shanghai Jiao Tong University Academic Ranking of World Universities, 2017

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About Invest Utrecht

Invest Utrecht, the Foreign Investment Agency of the Province of Utrecht is a one-stop shop for practical assistance and information services to help companies establish and maintain operations in Utrecht. We actively help foreign companies set up their business, but we also support the more than 900 foreign companies that are already established in the province. All our services are free of charge and confidential.

Utrecht Region

Utrecht is a home base to many prominent international companies, knowledge institutes and research centers across sectors including Life Sciences & Health, ICT and Gaming.


Have a look at the company profiles and find out more about the key players already doing successful business here.