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.

More information: www.studyinholland.nl

Accommodation 

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 www.duwo.nl and The Student Hotel www.thestudenthotel.com/thehague specialise in letting to students. There is also Housing Anywhere www.housinganywhere.com a portal offering rooms for short-term sublet by students to other students. Furthermore: www.woningtarget.nl.

For student support contact:

  • Stichting Jongerenhuisvesting Union: Youth housing foundation www.studentsplaza.nl
  • International Office at your university

Hotels and hostels

For short-term stays try the following: Stay Okay www.stayokay.com
For hotels in The Hague check www.booking.com