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Housing for PhDs and other researchers

The University of Amsterdam provides a housing service (UvA Longstay) for international PhDs, other postgraduates and UvA guests. UvA Longstay arranges accommodation in Amsterdam from one month up to four years.
Application procedure
UvA Longstay has a limited amount of accommodations available for international PhDs and other researchers. Read more about eligibility, the application procedure and types of rooms available.
Rental prices vary from €300 to €1000 a month, depending on the type of accommodation. In addition, you must pay the UvA housing fee, local taxes and in some cases a refundable deposit.
Practical housing matters
After your arrival there are a number of things that need to be arranged. Find out about practical housing matters, such as municipal registration and insurance, but also safety and hygiene.
Finding accommodation on your own
If you prefer finding your own place, you need to be in Amsterdam yourself in order to find suitable accommodation.