The availability of student housing in Utrecht is limited and in high demand. As a student, you yourself are responsible for arranging your housing. We urge you to take the housing situation into account as part of your decision to study in Utrecht. On this page you can find information on what to expect and ways to find housing.
⚠ Please note that if you have not found housing before the start of your studies, we advise you to reconsider your decision to study in Utrecht.
1. Know what to expect
Because the Netherlands faces a shortage of all types of housing, finding accommodation takes a lot of time and effort. It is important to read up on what you can expect before you start your search:
2. Ways to find housing
The student housing market in Utrecht is very competitive. Direct offers book up fast and there are numerous candidates for each offer. It is important to spread your chances as much as possible and to familiarise yourself with the various ways to search for housing.
3. During your search
Searching for Dutch student housing has its own typicalities. We aim to provide you with information, do's & don'ts to help you deal with things you may encounter during your search for housing.