living

Amsterdam is a great place to live. Whether you’re a born-and-bred Amsterdammer or a fledgling expat, there is often a great sense of pride associated with living in Amsterdam and a deep appreciation of the quality of life on offer. Learn more about the benefits of living in this city and get practical information about housing, employment and much more.

Finding student housing

Amsterdam is one of the most exciting cities to live in, and as a result, housing is in hot demand. We recommend that you start looking for your new h...

Cost of living

As with any city, living costs depend largely on your lifestyle (and how much you go out!) Here is a quick guide to what it might cost to cover your e...

Student associations

Being a student in Amsterdam is an amazing experience – there’s no doubt about that, but there’s so much going on that it can sometimes get a little o...

Healthcare

It’s always a bit weird going to the doctor in another country, but you don’t have to worry: healthcare in Amsterdam is among the best in the world.

Insurances

Find out all you need to know about health insurance and other insurances for students in Amsterdam (and the Netherlands). For example, health insuran...

Safety in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is often considered one of the safest cities in the world. It’s a great place to be a student, where the crime rate is low and police keep a...