Translational Plant & Microbial Biology

Directions and contact

Location of the Symposium and Inaugural lecture

Symposium: Instituto Cervantes, Domplein 3, 3512 JC Utrecht.
Inaugural lecture: Academiegebouw, Domplein 29, 3512 JE Utrecht
Map: Google Maps

Both venues are located at the Dom square in Utrecht.
How to get to the Dom square:

By public transport

From Utrecht Central Station take bus 2, exit at Jans kerkhof and follow signs to Dom plein.
Travelling by public transport.

By foot (10 minute walk from Utrecht Central Station)

Follow directions to the ‘Museumkwartier’ (Museum Quarter). In the ‘Hoog Catharijne’ shopping mall take the ‘Godebaldkwartier’ exit and continue left towards the Dom Tower. After passing right under the Dom Tower, cross over towards the right. The entrance to the University Hall is right in front of you.

By car

For up-to-date directions, please check the ANWB route planner (in Dutch only). Information about road works in and around Utrecht is available from Utrecht bereikbaar (in Dutch only).


The nearest car park is located at the Springweg, a ten-minute walk from the University Hall. On the motorway follow directions towards the city centre (Centrum), then look for signs to ‘P Springweg’. After parking your car exit the car park at the ‘Oudegracht’ side and walk through the ‘Strosteeg’ towards the ‘Oudegracht’. Cross the bridge and turn left. At the ‘Wed’ turn right, then cross the ‘Lange Nieuwstraat’. The entrance to the University Hall is right in front of you.


Do you have any questions regarding the symposium or the inaugural speech ceremony? Please contact:

Joël Klein;

Manon Neilen: