Things to bring:

  • A passport, valid for at least one month after your departure from the Netherlands (or ID card for EU citizens)
  • Proof of health insurance
  • A credit card (Visa or Mastercard) is highly recommended
  • Bed linen / towels optional¬†
  • A rain coat, a warm jacket, scarf and gloves

Things to do before you leave home:

  • Make an appointment to pick up your keys
  • Check with your bank about credit card and ATM use in the Netherlands
  • Arrange health and liability insurance
  • Send the documents for your residence permit (if applicable)

Things to do upon arrival:

  • Pick up your key and housing contract
  • Pay rent and deposit
  • Attend general and faculty orientation!
  • Apply for a student card