You might decide to arrange your own housing. This, unfortunately, can be challenging. To help you to get started, we have collected practical information for you.

In case you are going to arrange your own housing, please make sure you do start in time. This will help you avoid stress and disappointment. It can be challenging to arrange your own accommodation. 

Next to this, it is important to arrange an official rental agreement. This is one of the conditions for living and getting registered in The Netherlands.

Living in the Netherlands

If you are a non-EU student with a residence permit based on study, you may only live in the Netherlands. It is not allowed to live outside The Netherlands (i.e. just across the border in Germany)

General searching time is 3 months or longer!

More information about student housing

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Useful links

We have gathered some tips and tricks for you for starting your search for a student accommodation. These tips and tricks can help you ease your search. Or you can check out or student onboarding programme, where we'll prepare you for a smooth landing at Saxion!