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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

  • 2024-2025
    You can apply for housing from Wednesday, 29 May 2024 09:00 CEST, until Wednesday, 12 June 2024 23:59 CEST. If you are eligible to participate, you can expect your invitation to be sent to you near the end of May 2024. For questions about your eligibility, please contact your faculty.

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

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.