Housing for International Students

First things first: student housing in the Netherlands is not arranged for you by the university; it is your own responsibility.

We know this can be a surprise and a struggle for some of you. There are reserved spots for about 25% of our yearly incoming internationals. To help you get started, we organized a webinar on the Rotterdam housing market that you can review online.

If you have not arranged residence yet, we strongly advise you to start looking for accommodation as soon as possible to avoid stress and disappointment.

Important dates 2020-2021: 


Tuesday 7 April 2020, 12.00 PM CEST - you can register at SSH* 
Tuesday 14 April 2020, 12.00 PM CEST - you can, if approved by your faculty, reserve a room  

Rooms will be online from the 7th of April, but cannot be reserved. You can check the rooms we offer and reserve one on the 14th of April if the faculty approved you.  

Fizz CobanaThe registration at the Fizz Cobana for the academic year opens on Monday 11 May 2020 at 12 PM CEST 
Room PlazaThe registration at Room Plaza for the academic year opens on Monday 18 May 2020 at 9 AM CEST 

The registration at XIOR for the academic year opens on Monday 25 May 2020 (instead of Monday 11 May) at 12 PM CEST 

*Different housing applies for students of Erasmus University College (EUC) and the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS).

We have reserved accommodations

We have around 800 reserved rooms

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Other accommodation providers

Let us show you where to look for rooms

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Arranging your stay

Housing in Rotterdam in 7 steps

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Signing a housing contract

Beware of the legal aspects & necessities

I need to know this

Living like a student

How do students live in Rotterdam?

I'd love to know

Dutch housing terms

Know what the housing-ad says: crash course Dutch

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Rotterdam and its neighbourhoods

Where do you want to live? Get to know the city

Let's find out!

Furnishing your room

You’ll need a bed or couch at least

Where to buy?

Questions about housing?

We've got the answers!

Watch our housing webinar!

Arriving in Rotterdam

How to find housing?

Watch it!

Contact International Office EUR

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