The Cohesion Cobana

The Cohesion Cobana opened in the summer of 2019. The Cohesion Cobana is located in Katendrecht, Rotterdam. Katendrecht is a vibrant and popular part of Rotterdam. Within walking distance there is a foodcourt, restaurants and supermarket.

The Cohesion Cobana offers a variety of Friends apartments. This unique concept is a great way to share a living space of  your apartment, but still have all the privacy you want with your own bedroom and bathroom. As a student of the Erasmus you will have a possibility to live with other Erasmus students in a friends apartment. It is a perfect blend of privacy an sociability, whenever you want or need it.

Erasmus University reserved 48 rooms for its international students. The 48 rooms are divided over 22 apartments in the building. There are 18 apartments for two persons, and 4 apartments for three persons.

When?
Tuesday 19th of April 2022 at 12 noon (CEST)

How?

  1. Go to the website Roofz, select as a location Rotterdam. Click on filters, and select ‘’room’’.
  2. On Roofz you can choose from all the rooms that mention “Available per 13 August”. Click on the room you want and click on the button ‘’I am interested’’ and fill in all information required. You can apply to as many rooms as you like to increase your chance.
  3. The Cohesion will send your application to Erasmus University to verify your registration.
  4. After the verification you will receive an email to fill in more information. Upload a copy of a valid ID, a parental guarantee form and a statement of your study application. The parental guarantee form can be found on the roofz.eu website as well, under the subject ‘’how to apply’’.
  5. You will receive a confirmation if there is a room available and which one will be assigned to you.
  6. The contract will be send to you by email. In this email will be a link to sign the rental agreement online.
  7. The Cohesion Cobana will also sign the contract, as soon as you have signed it. When both parties signed the contract, you will receive the fully signed rental agreement by email.
  8. You will receive 3 invoices. An invoice for the deposit of €1500, an invoice for the first 1,5 month of rent and an invoice for a mandatory welcome package with booking costs of €225.  There is also an option to pay the deposit through Saveon. You can visit www.saveon.nl for further information.
  9. The room will be yours as soon as the contract is signed, and the invoices are paid
  10. A check in will be planned with the Community Manager of Cobana.
  11. You are now ready to move into your new room, and meet your roommate!

There are four different room types within the Friends Apartments. The types are based on the size of the rooms.

Type K1 – 14m2 - € 760

Type K2 – 18m2 - € 875

Type K3 – 19m2 - € 875

Type K4 – 22m2 - € 890

The rooms can only be booked for a fixed rental period from 13 August 2022 until 12 August 2023.

The Cohesion Cobana has a variety of fully furnished friends apartments. This unique concept is a great way to share the living space of your apartment, but still have all the privacy you need with your own bedroom and bathroom. As a student of the Erasmus University you will have the possibility to live with other Erasmus students in a friends apartment. It is a perfect blend of privacy and sociability, whenever you need it.

The apartments are fully furnished with curtains, a kitchen with appliances and a bathroom including a shower. The bedroom and living room is furnished which will immediately makes you feel at home as soon as you arrive.

The Cohesion Cobana is easy accessible with the metro, which is close to the building. The metro easily takes you to the campus of the Erasmus University in 30 minutes. The city center is even closer, which you will reach in 5 minutes. If you want to be more like the Dutchies, than it takes an easy bike ride of 20 minutes to the campus.

Communal areas
The building features also communal areas for all residents which can be used to come together. There is communal kitchen with a lounge, a co-work where you can study, a gym and a rooftop terrace. There is also a monthly program with all sorts of activities planned for the residents to join. You can join the outdoor bootcamp class, or relax and unwind after study with a yoga class.

For obtaining a room you have to meet the following criteria:

  1. You are a first year admitted student at the Erasmus University;
  2. You don’t have a Dutch nationality;
  3. You are between 18 and 30 years old.

If you have to cancel your tenancy agreement at The Cohesion Cobana you can do so according the below mentioned terms. Please keep in mind that if you decide to start your study at out University online, you have 2 options:

  1. Keep the reservation and pay the monthly rent
  2. Cancel your reservation according the terms below and look for accommodation as of the date you expect to arrive in The Netherlands.

Please keep in mind that you cannot postpone your reservation or put it on hold until you arrive in The Netherlands. In case of a no show you will lose your total down payment.

Cancellation terms

Until 1 month before the start of the tenancy agreement

Your down payment will be refunded
minus the reservation fee € 65,-

Within 1 month before the start of the tenancy agreement

Your down payment will be refunded minus
one month rent and the reservation fee € 65,-

Whereto should I send my cancellation request?
You can send your cancellation request directly to the Cohesion email address using: Living@Rockfield.nl.

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