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Questions and answers

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

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.)


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

Pilot ROOM University Housing


  • In case you have not (yet) received an offer from a housing provider, please contact the International Student Housing Office.
  • In case you have received an offer from the housing provider, please contact that provider.

Housing providers 2018