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FAQ and contact

To help you find accommodation in Amsterdam - whether in student housing or a privately-rented room - or if you have any further questions.


Select the link to read the answer(s) to your question(s):

Applying for accommodation

How to apply

Room offer

Arrived in Amsterdam

End date of rental contract


With further questions, you can message the International Student Housing Office:

With login (UvAnetID)

Without login (UvAnetID)

Or you can talk to us directly during our telephone consultation hours:

  • Monday, Wednesday and Friday between 10:00 – 11:00
  • Tuesday and Thursday between 16:00 -17:00
  • Call us at +31 (0)20 525 5372 2018

How to find a room independently

  • Affordable housing in Amsterdam is scarce, so begin your search early.
  • Please be aware of scams while searching for accommodation on various platforms (such as Facebook). Check the Iamsterdam website for tips on how to avoid housing scams.
  • Consult our list of websites and organisations that offer rooms for students in the PDF below.
How to find a room in Amsterdam: tips and websites (PDF, 3 p.)