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UvA student housing (limited availability)

On this page you can find general information on the UvA student housing service, the application procedure and eligibility criteria, the various rent amounts and required fees, and information on types and locations of accommodations.

Housing lottery applications

  • 2023-2024
    Applications are closed.
  • Exchange students attending only the second semester 2023-2024, or (pre-)Master’s students starting in February 2024
    Applications are open from Monday, 6 November 2023 09:00 CET until Friday, 10 November 2023 23:59 CET.
  • 2024-2025
    You can apply for housing in early June 2024. The exact dates will be announced in Spring 2024.

Limited availability

Since Dutch universities are not allowed to own housing properties under Dutch law, the UvA cannot facilitate accommodations for all incoming international students. Students are ultimately responsible for their own accommodation.

Consult all information on UvA student housing

UvA's Housing Procedure
Watch the video on the application process for the UvA student housing lottery (2:18 mins).

Other certified and non-certified, third-party housing platforms

Please note that the UvA strongly recommends all incoming students to also apply for other options from the housing platforms page relevant to them, and to consult our webpage with additional tips for further search options, how to avoid potential scams and more.