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Pre-departure and arrival

Before embarking on a period of study abroad, it is important to be well prepared. Not only in terms of practical and study-related matters, but also with regards to learning about your destination.

Prepare your stay

On the prepare your stay pages you can find information on essential practical arrangements for international students. For example, arranging your visa/residence permit, housing, insurance, bank account, introduction activities and more.

New student information

Visit the new student page to learn more about your upcoming studies. For example, how to sign up for courses, where to find your schedule and how to get more out of student life.

Life in the Netherlands

On the life in the Netherlands page you can learn about your future temporary home. Find out more about Dutch society, attitudes and norms.

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