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Living in The Hague

It is important to find the right place to live during your studies at The Hague University of Applied Sciences (THUAS). Finding accommodation is your own responsibility, but THUAS can provide you with some helpful information and guidance when making your living arrangements.

You can expect to pay around 300 to 600 Euros on average per month for student accommodation in The Hague. The price range varies depending on the location, service costs and whether you are prepared to share. The Study in Holland website has some useful general information about living in The Netherlands.

DUWO Accommodate

THUAS partners with DUWO Accommodate, specialists in student accommodation. DUWO has around 400 furnished rooms in close proximity to the main campus available for new international students.

All the rooms are fully furnished. Depending on the type of room, you may have your own kitchen, shower and toilet, or you may share a kitchen, shower, toilet, and other common areas with one or more students of THUAS. A bed linen set and a basic kitchen inventory package will be waiting for you upon arrival.

The rental periods vary from one semester to a maximum period of one year. Before you start your search, please read the terms of use and the how to apply instructions carefully. You can contact DUWO with any questions.

Geste Groep Student Housing

As of 2016, THUAS has also partnered with Geste Groep.  THUAS has reserved 100 independent furnished student apartments for prospective international students .

The brand new location is only two minutes walking distance from the main campus of THUAS and close to Holland Spoor train station. The student apartments are fully furnished and are equipped with their own private kitchen and bathroom. Tenants can make use of a common living room and a roof terrace that offers a splendid view of The Hague. For more information please check Geste Groep .

Apartments will become available from mid-August 2016 but registration has already started.

The rental periods vary from minimum period of one semester (6 months) and can be for the entire duration of the study program.

The Student Hotel

The Student Hotel The Hague is a provider of student accommodation for The Hague University of Applied Sciences. It is a five minute walk from the main campus next to the Hollands Spoor train station.

All rooms at The Student Hotel available for THUAS students have a private bathroom and shared kitchen. All of the free facilities and services offered ensure you immediately feel at ease so you can focus on your studies. Study rooms, café/restaurant, a private gym, your own bicycle, and state-of-the-art lounges/game room not only make life easy for you, but also help create a unique community.

Students staying at The Student Hotel can enjoy the experience of living with both Dutch and international students. With an extensive range of social activities and optional programmes, you will make new friends within a few days.

You can check out The Student Hotel community website or Facebook.

Housing Anywhere

THUAS also works alongside Housing Anywhere, a free student to student housing portal offering rooms for short-term sublet by students to other students. For example, students going on exchanges can offer their rooms for sublet on Housing Anywhere. The website allows you to search by region and filter your choices according to time required and budget.

Holland Homestay

Holland Homestay is a company that places tenants at the homes of locals in The Hague, Amsterdam, Delft and Leiden amongst other cities. Holland Homestay does not charge a fee. For more information on available rooms you can find more information on their website.

Private market

Some students find suitable accommodation on the private market. This accommodation can often be cheaper, but is generally non‐furnished and may not include utility bills, taxes and internet charges. Please check that you are dealing with a reputable landlord before parting with your deposit.

Hotels and Hostels

There is a choice of (budget) hostels in The Hague, for example Stay Okay.

Another option is Jorplace, a vibrant hostel with nice clean rooms, a well-equipped guest kitchen and a very cosy lounge area with a nice fireplace.  Jorplace offers a wide variety of different room sizes and free Wi-Fi. A longer period of stay is also an option. The hostel is located at the main street of Scheveningen. Just 10 minutes from the harbour and the famous Dutch surf beach and around the corner from public transport to the city centre and The Hague HS train station/ The Hague University (20 min)

More tips to find accommodation

  • For further information on living in The Hague, please also refer to the section “Living” at

  • Should you have any questions, you could also contact the International Office of The Hague University of Applied Sciences.

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