The Utrecht Botanic Gardens are among the oldest university gardens still in existence in the Netherlands. They were originally laid out in 1639, three years after Utrecht University was founded. Throughout the Summer, you as a Summer School student, will be able to visit the gardens at the Utrecht Science Park for free! Please take the Letter of Acceptance with you and enjoy the different gardens and other attractions can be found, each with its own distinctive character. Take a look at the website, for additional information.