Private market

Private Market

Would you rather find a room or a studio on the private market? Then you can look online for accommodation yourself. Below you can find useful information about all the options Tilburg offers.

Providers of accommodation

***NEW*** The Garden
The Rumour
MIDI Tilburg
Tilia studios
Other agancies

Facebook groups 

There are also a couple of Facebook pages which are used quite often in Tilburg. Always keep the safety tips in mind when using social media platforms for finding accommodation:


When a room becomes available in a student house, the residents often organize a viewing evening (which is not always in the evening). The residents invite a number of people to come and get acquainted on such an evening. Usually you get to see the house and you are asked questions. At the end of this evening, the residents then choose a new housemate. So it's up to you to present yourself as best as possible. Get numerous tips here!

Get invited to the viewing evening by writing the perfect message
Rock the viewing evening and get chosen:

If you still feel lost, or have any additional questions regarding viewings, don't hesitate to send an e-mail to

Surrounding municipalities and cities

The Netherlands has a extensive public transportation network. Living in a city as Breda or Eindhoven could be an option since it's just a train ride away. Did you know Tilburg University has it's own train station?

Also municipalities like Loon op zand, Udenhout, Berkel-Enschot, Goirle and Gilze could be a nice environment. You could travel to the University by bike or bus.  

Found an unfurnished room? No problem!

With the furniture rental service of Student Furniture Holland it is now also easy to rent an unfurnished room. Especially if you are going to live somewhere for a short period, renting furniture is much cheaper than buying. In addition, you save yourself a lot of trouble because the delivery and pick-up service is free for every rental of at least 3 months! Why would you bother hauling around furniture from a large furniture store when everything can be arranged instantly? In this way you also add a contribution to a durable society. Your furniture will be used again when in good order.

More information:


Now that you have decided what you want, it is important to be safe when searching! Unfortunately we sometimes get notified of scams. It is important that you look for the warning signs when you are booking a room. Therefore we have set out some safety tips for you.

11 tips to avoid rental scam when searching for a place to live