Tilburg University education

Accommodation for International Students

Tilburg University collaborates with housing associations and letting agencies to assists our students in finding suitable housing. While we do not own any student accommodation ourselves we do have a Housing Office which can help you with finding a place through:

Please be aware that only a limited number of furnished rooms are available for international students in Tilburg, so do not hesitate to apply if you wish to take full advantage of this.

It’s your own responsibility to find a room before you get here. Therefore, you should make it your number one priority and start searching immediately.


Exchange: you will receive an e-mail with all information about housing in the early spring. In the meantime, take a look at the private market pages or at your reserved accommodation options. Please note that we do not have enough rooms for all incoming exchange – therefore we recommend that you also look at the private market to find something.

Degree: you will receive an e-mail about housing in the early spring. While we do have housing available through our preferred suppliers, they are limited. Therefore we strongly recommend that you start looking on the private market as soon as possible.

Safety when searching for a room

Frequently Asked Questions on Accommodation

I have missed the reserved accommodation, what can I do now?
I am starting my studies in January/February, is there reserved accommodation for me?
Should I book a room without seeing it first?
When should I start looking for a room?
Should I sign a contract which is in Dutch?
Where can I go if I have questions about my contract?
When can I register at the municipality?
Is it normal that I have to pay a registration fee for some websites?
How do I know if I am eligible for Housing Allowance?
My landlord is asking for a guarantor – why?
Where can I find more information on Dutch rental law?
I have a question to which I cannot find the answer to on the website, who can I contact about this?
Is there a list with useful vocabulary?