Arrange housing

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 more information on what to expect, ways to find housing and matters to take into account during your search. 

⚠ 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 is currently facing a shortage of all types of housing, finding accommodation takes a lot of time and effort. Before you start your search, read about what to expectaverage costs and typical Dutch student housing.

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 while still abroad 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.