Zwolle is the main city in the province of Overijssel in the Netherlands. Around 120,000 people live there.

Zwolle is an old city with plenty of landmarks to see in the city centre and its surrounding areas including historic buildings, canals and parts of the old city wall. There are plenty of beautiful parks and green spaces too.

About 30,000 students study in this small city. There are lots of nice cafés, good restaurants and cultural and music events taking place. Students can join societies to meet other like minded people, can be part of a sports team or sign up for fitness or group classes.

Zwolle is a really accessible city by road and public transport. Due to its central location and as the gateway to the North of the Netherlands, the road and rail networks are conveniently located. You can travel almost anywhere in the Netherlands by train from Zwolle because the city is the second largest railway junction in the country with 8 different routes.

Direct trains to Schiphol airport take an hour and 15 minutes.

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Universities in Zwolle

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