Student housing

Residence permit and visa

When you arrive in the Netherlands you must register as a resident at your local city office. Prospective students from certain countries also need to apply for a residence permit. It is worth checking with your university‚Äôs international office what rules apply and whether they can arrange required documents on your behalf through a fast-track procedure.

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Finding suitable and cheap accommodation in The Hague can be a daunting process. But there are plenty of organisations that are here to help. Housing agencies, for example DuWO and The Student Hotel specialise in letting to students. There is also Housing Anywhere a portal offering rooms for short-term sublet by students to other students. Furthermore:

For student support contact:

  • Stichting Jongerenhuisvesting Union: Youth housing foundation
  • International Office at your university

Hotels and hostels

For short-term stays try the following: Stay Okay
For hotels in The Hague check


They offer short-/longterm furnished rooms in Voorburg (border The Hague, Delft, Rijswijk, Leidschendam).
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