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How to Apply for a Room

The AUAS can provide assistance to students in helping them find accomdation in the city of Amsterdam and its surrounding area. Amsterdam is the most popular university town in the Netherlands, so the demand for reasonably priced accommodation is very high. For your best chance of securing a room you need to apply early.

Application system

After you have been admitted to a study at AUAS you will receive an email with an invitation to the online application system for student accommodation*. You can expect this email mid-May when you start at AUAS in September and in the beginning of November when you start at AUAS in February. (If you have been admitted after May or November this email will follow as soon as possible). To enable us to provide you with targeted information and help you find a room, we need a few details from you. Personal data are handled and secured with all due care. We only save and use personal data that we receive from you directly or of which we can be certain that you are the party providing them to us. All personal data are handled in accordance with the Dutch Personal Data Protection Act (Wet Bescherming Persoonsgegevens).

Upcoming bachelor students of the Faculty of Business & Economics will not receive an invitation to the online application system for student accommodation automatically. Please send an email to if you would like to have more information on the housing situation at the moment. Upcoming exchange students of the Faculty of Business & Economics will receive an invitation automatically.

AUAS fee

Students renting accommodation through the AUAS will be charged a fee to cover the AUAS's expenses related to providing a housing service to international students. This fee is non-refundable.

  Early Bird AUAS fee                 Regular AUAS fee
  (until November, 9 2018)

1 semester         € 190                                      € 220

2 semesters       € 375                                      € 400

The payment can be made using a credit card or PayPal. All AUAS fee payments will be made in euros.

We advise you to submit your application as soon as possible. We do our utmost to provide all applicants with a room but housing is not guaranteed. Only if we are not able to provide you with a room, we will refund the AUAS fee to you. Note that if you receive a room offer via the AUAS, the AUAS fee will not be refunded.

Look here for more information on the room reservation procedures.

Published by  Student Affairs 12 October 2018

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