Finding housing in Utrecht can be difficult and has its own typicalities. Below you can find important things to be aware of and tips and tricks on how to deal with this. If you have any questions during your search please do not hesitate to contact us.
1. Reserved Accommodation is limited and books up quick
Universities in the Netherlands do not own student housing. Utrecht University reserves a limited number of furnished rooms and studios with reliable housing providers for eligible new international students. This is called the Reserved Accommodation Programme. The accommodation part of this programme is rented out on a first come, first served basis. Because this programme does not guarantee housing, many students do not find housing this way and search on the private housing market on their own. Make sure to anticipate that you might not be able to book via this programme and consider other options before booking opens.