One of the most important factors to consider when studying in the Netherlands will be your budget. Housing costs will vary depending on if you choose to stay in university or private accommodations.
Including food, public transport, books, clothes, cinema tickets, housing, and insurance, a student should prepare to spend an average of between €700 and €1,000/month when studying in Holland.
Guaranteed accomondation for 1 Year!
Once the student housing at Haarlem Campus is completed in September 2022 you will get the chance to stay at least 2 Semester on our beautiful and secured university campus. The newly built student apartments will be home to students of mixed ages, nationalities and cultures and a unique opportunity to meet new friends and become part of our vibrant community.
If you prefer to look for an apartment yourself, here are some of your options:
There are many housing corporations in the Netherlands that cater to students. When you register with one of these corporations, you will (usually) have to pay a fee.
The largest student housing corporations are:
Don’t forget to check out social media in your search for a student home.
Useful facebook groups might be:
Many students choose to work while pursuing their education in the Netherlands. However, if you want to work alongside your studies while staying in the Netherlands, there are some things to keep in mind.
Depending on your nationality, you may work for up to sixteen hours a week with a work permit from their employer.
Find comprising information regarding work permits and working hours from the Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment HERE.
For many students, the place where to search first when it comes to finding a job in the Netherlands is checking out local job websites. Not only might they help you find your next dream job, but they’ll also give you a good idea of the local job market conditions.
There are a number of job sites listing openings across the country. View job sites HERE.
Looking for a job in addition to your studies? Our partner Albert Heijn is always looking for staff, both nationally and internationally. This local grocer has several shops within Haarlem and offers all kinds of jobs (from customer service manager to logistics supervisor) that are easy to combine with your studies due to flexible working hours. Want to know more? Check out their website for vacancies and contact details.
After the completion of your program, you can extend your stay in the Netherlands for up to 12 months. You need to change the status of your visa to work visa and may also require to get a permit.
Thank you for your interest in one of our programs. Alongside providing more information on our programs, I’m also happy to go over the application process with you and share more about studying in Haarlem and the Netherlands in general.
You do not need to prepare for the call, but feel free to provide me with extra information prior to our call if you think it will help. Send me an EMAIL to do so.
If you need to reschedule your call, please use the link that you have received in the confirmation email
Looking forward to speaking with you!
Until then, Georgia Spanou
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