Utrecht is the intellectual heart of the Netherlands and therefore for many foreign companies an attractive city in which to set up business. The city has a strong economy with an excellent infrastructure. There are currently 374 foreign companies doing business and developing within the city’s boundaries. At the moment 70,000 students study in this city, among whom many foreign students. The historical inner city, the facilities, diverse culture, good healthcare, high-quality office locations and a wonderful and affordable living climate make Utrecht the ideal place of business.