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.
THUAS partners with
DUWO Accommodate, specialists in student accommodation. DUWO has around 400 furnished rooms available for new international students on its books. The rental periods vary from one semester to a maximum period of one year. Before you start your search, please read the
how to apply instructions carefully. You can
contact DUWO with any questions.
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.
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
The Student Hotel in The Hague offers student accommodation just a five-minute walk from the THUAS campus. The Student Hotel provides fully furnished rooms and suites with private and shared kitchens, a gym, bar/restaurant, library and study rooms available for up to one year. Rent even includes a bicycle. THUAS students staying at The Student Hotel can enjoy the experience of living with both Dutch and international students. The Student Hotel may also suit students looking for temporary accommodation, for instance a few days before moving into longer-term student accommodation.
There is also a choice of (budget) hostels in The Hague, for example
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)
Holland Homestay offers to rent out a room in someone’s home in The Hague. Renting a space in someone’s home has its advantages such as a chance to experience Dutch culture first hand a quick way to get to know the city in well maintained clean houses. More information can be found at:
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