Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) offers accommodation at SSH for roughly 20% of our yearly incoming international students. These rooms are reserved for first year international Bachelor, Master or Exchange students for the maximum rental period of 12 months.
SSH will handle the whole process – from making a room reservation to payments. But certainly EUR is constantly in touch with SSH ‘behind the scenes’ to make sure the quality and services level remain high.
The registration at SSH for the Spring semester 2020-2021 for exchange students opens on:
- Monday 16 November 2020 at 12 PM CET
Your registration will be reviewed by Erasmus University Rotterdam. After approval you can book an accommodation starting:
- Mondag 23 November 2020 at 12 PM CET
Between 16 and 23 November you cannot book a room yet, but you can orientate on the different rooms that we offer at https://booking.sshxl.nl.
You can register as of Monday 16 November 2020 through this website (Short Stay Accommodation).
To know what to expect, we strongly recommend that you read all information about the room reservation procedures as well as the information on 'Your Short Stay through SSH'.
After registration at SSH the application for housing is automatically send to the contact persons of the faculty. They will verify your application and determine whether you are authorized to apply for accommodation from the housing offer reserved by the Erasmus University.
As soon as the status of your application is set to "Approved" you can make a reservation at one of the available accommodations.
Unfortunately each program at the Erasmus University Rotterdam can only approve a limited number of accounts. If your account is not approved by the faculty, this means that there are no more rooms available for your program. Even though you can still see rooms available, the faculty will not be able to approve your registration. The remaining available rooms are meant for other faculties at the Erasmus University Rotterdam. You will receive an email from the faculty when they are no longer able to approve your registration.
The rent for short stay accommodation for international students is in general always higher than rents Dutch students are paying. This is because you are renting fully furnished accommodation, including several extra services, available upon your arrival.
Prices for short stay accommodation range between € 435 and € 680 including services. You will find actual rental prices and what is included or not on the website of SSH.
Also SSH has fixed rental periods. For 2020-2021 those are:
Full year students:
- 15 August 2020 – 14 August 2021
- 15 August 2020 – 31 December 2020
- 15 August 2020 – 31 January 2021
- 1 January 2021 – 30 April 2021
- 1 January 2021 – 30 June 2021
- 1 February 2021 – 31 July 2021
Before applying take note that you have to meet the following criteria:
- You are a first year admitted student at the EUR;
- You don’t have the Dutch nationality;
- You don’t live in the Netherlands;
- You are between 16 and 30 years old.
If you have to cancel your tenancy agreement at SSH you can do so according the below mentioned terms. Please keep in mind that if you decide to start your study at our University online, you have 2 options:
- Keep the reservation and pay the monthly rent.
- 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 in on hold until you to arrive in The Netherlands. In case of a no show you will lose your total down payment.
Until 4 weeks before the start of the tenancy agreement
Your down payment will be refunded minus the reservation fee € 77,50 and cancellation fee € 75,-
Within 4 weeks before the start of the tenancy agreement
Cancellation is not possible anymore but only in exceptional cases. SSH will process each case individually.
Whereto should I send my cancellation request?
You can send your cancellation request directly to SSH using their email address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
All SSH accommodation designated for short stay is located on Woudestein campus or within walking distance of campus.
The buildings F and Hatta are located on campus Woudestein
- See pictures below of the rooms in Hatta building.
- The other buildings are within walking distance (15 minutes) of the campus.
On the SSH website, you can check out the available accommodations. It goes without saying that if you’re late making a reservation, fewer options will be available.
Terms of notification
Please be aware of the fact that short stay rooms are available through SSH on a fixed-rental agreement only, meaning that the tenancy cannot be terminated early. Look on the SSH website for the Terms & Conditions.