655 rooms and apartments
Quarter: Utrecht Science Park
16 m² - 28 m²

Johanna is the very newest student complex which the SSH has built on the Bisschopssteeg in Utrecht Science Park (De Uithof). Here 655 students live in the clouds! It is a stunning building, with a facade covered with authentic blue and white tiles from the famous ceramics manufacturer Royal Tichelaar Makkum.

De Uithof/ Utrecht Science Park
Utrecht Science Park provides a vibrant, dynamic and exciting place to work, to study and to live. There are about 60.000 visitors everyday! The area is in constant development. In 2016-2017 HU University of Applied Sciences has started the construction of a new building next to Bisschoppen/Salamancapad. This year work also started on The Uithof Tram Line. The Uithof Tram Line will serve as the main transport link for Utrecht Science Park. As of 2019, the tram will connect Utrecht Central Station with Utrecht Science Park by means of an 11-minute service. This construction work will cause noise nuisance for people living in the vicinity.

Short Stay accommodations
At Johanna, the SSH rents out 148 furnished rooms which have been reserved by Utrecht University and HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht for their international students. We refer to these as ‘Short Stay accommodations’.

Shared apartments
The apartments in the building each have five or six single rooms of 16 m², a bathroom and kitchen.

The accommodation is furnished. The complete inventory list can be found in the housing offer on our Short Stay booking site, or on your MySSH page.

How to apply
You can only book a furnished room via the website of the SSH after approval by your University. Register for 'Short Stay accommodation'.

The rooms
In Johanna, there are 381 student rooms of about 16 m². 148 are furnished (Short Stay) and 233 rooms are unfurnished. The groups consist of four, five or six rooms. You will therefore share the communal facilities such as a spacious kitchen, bathroom and toilet.

The studios
There are 274 studios in Johanna of approximately 24 m². They are all unfurnished. You have all the facilities to yourself: a living room/bedroom with an open kitchen and a separate bathroom with toilet. The studios are all unfurnished and intended for occupancy by one person. You have to have a WoningNet registration.

Facilities in Johanna
We have realized various facilities in the building. In the large entrance hall on the ground floor there is a laundrette (De Waskamer). This is the place where you can do your laundry in professional, energy efficient washers and dryers. It is not possible to do your laundry in your apartment. The ground floor also offers a study area; a perfect place to sit down with your laptop while enjoying a nice cup of coffee from The Village Coffee, the best in town!

There are several outdoor areas: a large communal terrace at ground level at the back of the building and one on the 11th floor, with an excellent view of Utrecht and the forest of Amelisweerd.

Johanna's Wheels
Johanna offers a car sharing project: Johanna's Wheels. All tenants can use these cars. There are no parking places at Johanna. It is only possible to park it here temporarily to load or unload your car. If you have a car, you have to park it at one of the public parking lots in Utrecht Science Park.

Rent allowance
Unfortunately, you cannot apply for a rent allowance for the rooms. Rent allowance for studios is only possible if you are 23 or older.

For whom
You can live in Johanna if you are a student, the campus contract applies for all unfurnished accommodations. Furthermore, your income must not exceed a certain threshold. The SSH therefore requires a proof of income.

How to apply
The unfurnished rooms and studios are offered via this website. Click on the button ‘Rent offers’ to check whether there is anything available. Before you can apply, you must first be registered with the SSH. The candidates with the ‘oldest’ registration number will receive an invitation to view the room. If you want to apply for the reserved accommodations, please read the information in the text box on the top of this web page.

Facebook & Website
Johanna has her own facebook page and website

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