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 350 to 850 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.

The Hague University of Applied Sciences has made arrangements with several accommodation providers, for a limited number of rooms. More information on the different providers is listed below. This document will give you an overview with the locations, prices and facilities etc. per provider and location. Should you have any questions, you could also contact the International Office of The Hague University of Applied Sciences on accommodation@hhs.nl

DUWO Accommodate

THUAS partners with DUWO Accommodate, specialists in student accommodation. DUWO has around 350 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

THUAS also partners 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.
Rooms are available for at least a year and can be rented for the entire duration of the study programme.

Please note that only a very limited number of short stay rooms are available that can be rented for a period of 3-6 months.

The Y

The Y is a unique residential project of international allure, situated right next to The Hague Hollands Spoor railway station. The Hague University of Applied Sciences has reserved a number of studios exclusively for its international students. These studios are available for rent starting at 567 euros per month (excluding the service costs) and are all completely furnished! Moreover, these are the only studios that have their own outdoor terrace. The type of contract that is applicable to these studios is a so-called ‘short-stay contract’ – which entails a minimum rental period of six months up to a maximum of twelve months.
The Y is currently a project under construction, but will soon be a luxury living accommodation, complete with facilities such as a launderette, a central roof garden and a mega-fast internet connection. The first studios will be available as of February 2017. If you are interested in these studios and would like to register to apply for these apartments, please follow this link for further instructions.

Housing Anywhere

The Hague University of Applied Sciences is a partner of HousingAnywhere.com, the international student-to-student housing platform. Students who are coming from abroad to The Hague can find & book a student room on www.HousingAnywhere.com. The rooms on this platform are offered by our students that go abroad for a study abroad semester, exchange, Erasmus or internship. By signing up, Housing Anywhere will provide you with regular updates of new rooms available in The Hague. This service is free to use for you, you are not obliged to book any of the suggested rooms.  Only if you book a room on Housing Anywhere a Secure Booking Fee will be charged to you. You can sign up for this service here: http://go.housinganywhere.com/38h

Room for rent offers furnished rooms in a quiet and respectable middleclass neighbourhood in Voorburg (border The Hague) in Holland, The Netherlands: Heeswijkstraat 36-38 Voorburg. Our ten rooms in two separate next-door houses, are situated close to international organizations. Located a few minutes walk from several shopping malls and public amenities, such as Voorburg Station, Swimming Pool, Library, Hospital, Restaurants, Fitness Center, etcetera.
More information is available on: https://www.room-to-rent.nl/

The Student Hotel

The Student Hotel is a five minute walk from the main campus next to the Hollands Spoor train station. 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.

All rooms at The Student Hotel 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.

More information can be found on: https://www.thestudenthotel.com/the-hague/

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.


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

Kingkool is a young, creative, stylish and sustainable city hostel which offers quality accommodation to 95 people at an unparalleled rate! This all while creating a “gezellige” and friendly atmosphere located at 15 minutes walking or a short tram ride from The Hague University of Applied Sciences.  King Kool offers beds in shared rooms with shared facilities, along with a variety of private rooms in different sizes and prices all with en-suite bathrooms. All rooms have a different theme which creates an ever-changing experience.

There are several different communal areas which creates a fun and social environment like; a bar, a fully equipped guest kitchen, a lounge, cinema, a sundeck and a designated digital area with desk spots for those who need to get some work done. Wi-Fi is free and available throughout the hostel. Use the discount code: ‘’bestfriends’’ to receive a 5% discount.

Plase note you will not be able to register here for the municipality of The Hague.

More tips to find accommodation

  • For further information on living in The Hague, please also refer to the section “Living” at Study in The Hague
  • Should you have any questions, you could also contact the International Office of The Hague University of Applied Sciences on accommodation@hhs.nl