When you’re starting your academic adventure in Den Bosch, finding the right housing is a crucial step in creating a comfortable and enjoyable experience. Do not underestimate how difficult it is to find suitable housing. we reccomend to start you search at least 5 months in advance.
Whether you’re a Dutch student ready for an adventure in a new city or an international student stepping into a whole new world, we get how important it is to find the right student housing. On this page we give you some information in discovering the best housing options.
When it comes to finding housing in Den Bosch, there are several options you can explore. Here are some websites you can visit to find your room or studio:
If you’ve explored the options in Den Bosch and are looking for more choices, Eindhoven and Tilburg are excellent alternatives to find a room.Many of our students live there. In these cities our mother universities Tilburg University and the the Eindhoven University of Technology are located. These cities are easily accessible by public transport and boast lively student communities.
You can also look for rooms in Vught or Rosmalen. these cities are easily accesable via public transportation or bike.
The timing depends on when you are starting your studies. If you’re beginning in September, it’s generally advisable to start your search at least 5 months in advance. If you plan to join us in January or February, 3 months of preparation should be sufficient.
Yes, it’s pretty common for some websites to ask for around 30 euros for registration. To save money, we recommend picking just one or two websites that you’ll actually use instead of paying for ones you won’t. Many sites offer the same stuff, so check them out first before you decide on one. That way, you can choose the best one that works for you.
When renting an apartment or room in the Netherlands, there are a few important steps to take to safeguard yourself and your belongings.
Registering with the municipality: Firstly, it’s crucial to register with the municipality (gemeente) where you will be residing. This registration ensures that you are officially recognized as a resident, and it is mandatory for all individuals living in the Netherlands. As soon as you are registered by your landlord at your address, you can register at the municipality. This has to be done within the first three months of your arrival.
Insurance: It’s essential to ensure your personal belongings are protected by insurance. Life is unpredictable, and unfortunate events such as fires or burglaries can happen, even in the safest neighborhoods. Having insurance gives you peace of mind, knowing that you are financially covered in case of any unexpected mishaps.
Beware of scammers: If an offer seems too good, it’s probably fake. Avoid sending money to non-Dutch accounts; it could be a sign of trouble. Stay alert and trust your instincts.