Address (visiting): Address (postal):
Buys Ballotgebouw (BBG)
Princetonplein 5
3584 CC Utrecht
the Netherlands
Freudenthal Institute
PO Box 85.170
3508 AD Utrecht
the Netherlands
tel: +31 30 253 11 79

Find a member of staff at the Freudenthal Institute


The Freudenthal Institute is located on the third and fourth floor of the Buys Ballot building (BBG), Princetonplein 5 in the Uithof in Utrecht, and can be accessed through the Koningsberger Building (Budapestlaan 4a-b) next door or through the Minnaert Building.

Almost next door you will find the mathematics building, which was renamed the Hans Freudenthal building in 2013. Please note: the Freudenthal Institute is not located in the Hans Freudenthal building.

buildings northwest corner

How to reach the BBG

By public transport: take the train to Utrecht Central Station and from there, take a local bus from the bus station:

  • Bus #12 and12s, get off at: Padualaan
  • Bus #28, get off at: Botanic Gardens (Botanische Tuinen)

Buses from other locations than Utrecht Central Station going to the Uithof:

  • Bus #30, 31 and 32, get off at: Botanical Gardens (Botanische Tuinen)

By car you can reach the BBG from the A28. Take exit #2 De Uithof, turn left at the Universiteitsweg, follow the road (right turn, left turn) and then take a right at the Leuvenlaan. The BBG is located behind the red Minnaert building at your right, immediately after passing the Botanical Garden.

Near the BBG a limited number of visitors can park in the Budapestlaan or Leuvenlaan parking areas. The first 30 minutes are free of charge, after this the fee is €0,50 per 33 minutes, with a daily maximum of €7,- Monday-Friday between 07.00 en 18.00 hours. On Saturdays, Sundays and holidays the costs are €1,- per day. Ask your FI contact about the possibility of a courtesy ticket for free parking.

Various parking facilities are available at De Uithof. We recommend that you travel by bus (or by bike; the Uithof is easily accessibly by bike from the centre of Utrecht).

Look at a map of the Uithof