Dijnselburg is situated approximately 10 kilometers to the North-East of Utrecht in the municipality of Zeist. It is located in an wooded area just of the Amersfoortseweg (the former main road between Utrecht and Amersfoort). Travelling from Utrecht Central Station or Utrecht Science Park will take you about 45 minutes by public transport to reach Dijnselburg.

Dijnselburg was formerly owned by the Catholic Church in The Netherlands and was used for educational purposes. In the beginning of the 1950’s one of the buildings – the Philosophicum – was built especially to accommodate and educate priests and deacons. This building contains next to private quarters, a chapel (not being used as a chapel anymore), classrooms and recreation rooms. In this building we offer 74 fully fitted single short stay rooms with shared facilities to foreign exchange students and foreign graduate students studying either at  Utrecht University or Hogeschool Utrecht.

Right next to the Philosophicum you will find the Zusterhuis. In the Zusterhuis we offer an additional 21 fully furnished single rooms with the use of shared facilities once the Philosophicum is fully booked. To apply for a room at the Zusterhuis you must be a foreign exchange student or foreign graduate student studying either at the Utrecht University or Hogeschool Utrecht.. Click for additional information

Fully fitted rooms

We offer 74  fully fitted single rooms based on a short stay housing agreement in the Philosophicum. The rooms are situated on the first and second floor of the Philosophicum and are fully fitted with a bed (mattress, guild, pillow and sheets), wardrobe, desk & chair, mugs, drinking glasses, plates, forks, knives, spoons, etc. Furthermore you will share a kitchen, containing; a stove with hood, refrigerator, microwave oven, coffee machine, kettle, pots & pans, kitchen knives and plates. We have 2 kitchens on the second floor and 5 kitchens on the ground floor. You can also find a common area for studying or socialising (1 per floor), 3 toilet areas (per floor) containing 3 toilets each and 1 shared (mixed) bathroom (between first and second floor) containing 8 lockable shower cabins each suitable for 1 person. Both floors are mixed (male and female). On the ground floor you can use the laundry room for a small fee. In the common areas, private rooms and hallway, you can access the internet via the (free) wifi.

The 21 Zusterhuis rooms are situated on the ground and first floor and are fully furnished with a bed (mattress, guild, pillow and sheets), wardrobe, desk & chair, mugs, drinking glasses, plates, forks, knives, spoons, etc. Furthermore you will have the common use of a kitchen on the ground floor, consisting of: a stove with a hood, refrigerator, microwave oven, coffee machine, kettle, common kitchenware and a dinner table. Right next to the kitchen you will find the large living / study area. Two other living / study areas are also situated on the ground floor. Lastly you will find the laundry room on the ground floor. It contains a washing machine, a dryer and an iron / iron board. The use of the laundry room is included in the rent (detergent excluded). Shared bathrooms with showers can be found on the first floor. Toilets are situated right next to the living areas / study areas on the ground floor and also next to the rooms on the first floor.

The monthly rent for a standard room in the Philosophicum is € 582,65 (including 9% tax).  We also offer a limited number of bigger rooms in the Philosophicum. The monthly rent for the bigger room is € 622,74 (including 9% tax). The Zusterhuis offers a variety of rooms and the monthly rent starts at € 582,65 (including 9% tax) up to € 697,18 (including 9% tax). The deposit for the Dijnselburg rooms is one month rent including tax and will be refunded after the room has been deliverd back to us.

Rooms at Dijnselburg can be booked for a minimum of 5 months and a maximum of 12 months. The agreement can be prolonged, provided that it is requested 2 months before the original end date of the agreement, both party’s want to prolong and that it does not exceed the maximum of 12 months. The agreement can’t be prolonged after the 12 months.The end date of the agreement can only be the last day of the month. Termination before the end of the term is excluded. In other words, it is not possible to end the agreement before the end date.

To opt for a room you must be a foreign exchange student or foreign graduate student studying at Utrecht University or Hogeschool Utrecht. To apply please fill out this THIS FORM, stating your requested start date and end date and return it to  rooms@landgoeddijnselburg.nl. After we have received your application form we will contact you to inform you about the possibilies.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Approximately 35 minutes on bicycle path. At Dijnselburg you can park your bike behind the chapel.

The shopping centre “Vijheidsplein” is located in Zeist just on the other side of the highway and offers the following store, amongst others; a grocery store, a bookstore, a butcher, and a liquor store.

Fill in the application form and return it to rooms@landgoeddijnselburg.nl stating your requested start and end date accompanied with a copy of your ID.

You will have exclusive use of a fully fitted room and the shared use of the common areas, Wi-Fi and utilities.

You can reach us by telephone by calling +31346557162 on weekdays between 09.00 CET and 17.00 CET or by sending us an e-mail to rooms@landgoeddijnselburg.nl

When using public transport, it will take about 45 minutes. When using a bike it will take about 35 minutes.

We will send you an invoice stating all relevant details regarding the payment.

After returning the room back to us we usually refund the deposit within one or two weeks.