Meeting and activities

Neighbourhood houses

Wageningen has three Huizen van de Wijk (neighbourhood houses). These are meeting places for local residents, volunteers, trainees, and professionals to work together to make their neighbourhoods clean, safe, and enjoyable. You can also visit these locations for information, advice, and guidance. Various activities are organised at the Huizen van de Wijk. You can stop by to drink a cup of coffee, read the newspaper, get to know new people, use the internet, borrow books, or learn new things. There are many volunteer work opportunities available, such as:

  • Hosting
  • Maintaining the garden
  • Helping in the kitchen
  • Doing administrative work
  • Leading an activity

Using or renting the space? The spaces can also be used or rented.

Huis van de Wijk: De Nude
Address: Kortestraat 2
Telephone: (0317) 41 91 71

Stadsatelier Ons Huis
Address: Harnjesweg 84
Telephone: (0317) 41 33 77

Huis van de Wijk De Pomhorst
Address: Pomona 562
Telephone: (0317) 41 60 14

't Oude Bijenhuis youth centre
Young people between the ages of 13 and 27 come here to meet their peers. A wide variety of youth activities are organised for the young people. The centre has an open-door policy and young people can also organise events themselves.
Address: Churchillweg 3
Contact: Thijs Schaffers Tel.: 06-42649027

Want more information?

Do you want to learn more about the activities at Huizen in de Wijk? Please visit the Solidez website.


Thuis is a living room where you can meet other people. Together with local residents, organisations, and the municipality, Thuis works on initiatives that make a difference in Wageningen and the world. Thuis is a community of people from all walks of life. They have one thing in common: a strong belief in community, sustainability, and connectedness in the world. Thuis is given shape through collaborative effort. For this reason, Thuis is always looking for people who want to use their talents to succeed together.

Opening hours

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 09:00 to 17:00.

Want more information?

• Address: Stationsstraat 32 Wageningen
• More information is available on the website Thuis Wageningen

Markt 17

The Markt 17 centre is a place for people to meet. It is located in the centre of Wageningen and everyone is welcome. Markt 17 is primarily run by volunteers who are supported by paid employees. You can visit Markt 17 to socialise at different times during the week. You can share a meal with other visitors. We cook for the community on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Would you like to join us? If so, please sign up beforehand.

Want more information?

• Opening hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday from 15:00 to 21:00. On Sunday afternoons, the walk-in centre is open from 15:00 to 18:00.
• Tel.: 0317-351979 E-mail:
• More information is available on the website

Student associations

Are you already studying in Wageningen or will you in the near future? Wageningen has several student associations. There are larger associations with long histories as well as smaller ones that were established more recently.

Large student associations
• WSV Ceres
• KSV-Sint Franciscus Xaveriu
• SSR-W 

Mid-size student associations
• Jongerenvereniging Unitas
• Navigators Studentenvereniging Wageningen
• D.L.V. Nji-Sri

Small associations
• Ichtus
• Dei Gratia
• ISOW (International Students Organisation Wageningen)
• IxESN Wageningen
 Het Noaberschop