The AUAS offers various kinds of rooms, including shared rooms, private rooms with shared facilities and private rooms with private facilities. The rental prices range from approximately €2,050 to €3,200 per semester (5 months), depending on room size and location.
The AUAS accommodations are located in different areas of Amsterdam and Diemen. Room types and locations range from a flat with other students in the South East of the city to small scale accommodation in the city centre.
All student buildings can be reached easily by public transport or by bike. Please note that you cannot apply for a specific location, but you will either receive a room offer, or you will be invited to search the housing corporation’s databases for available rooms. For more information on rooms at specific locations, you can visit the websites of the housing corporations.
Most students of the Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE) and the Faculty of Health Professions (FG) will be allocated at the Fraijlemaborg or Daalwijk. The Fraijlemaborg and Daalwijk apartment buildings are located in Amsterdam Zuid-Oost (South East), a multicultural neighbourhood also known as the Bijlmer.
This modern and spacious apartment building is located next to the Faculty of Business and Economics and near the Bijlmer railway / metro station and a large shopping / entertainment area. This apartment block is exclusively available to international students and houses a total of 170 residents; 167 international students and 3 Resident Assistants (RA's). There are a number of private rooms with shared facilities and private rooms with private facilities. All rooms are furnished and have a wired internet connection. Fraijlemaborg is easily accessible by metro and from the centre of Amsterdam it is about 30-45 minutes by bike. You may also take your bicycle with you on the metro.
The newly renovated Daalwijk building is located near the Faculty of Business and Economics, the Bijlmer railway / metro station and a large shopping / entertainment area. The front side of the building has been built exclusively for students and has a separate entrance, bicycle storage, and a launderette. Most of the student rooms, 150 of the 232, will be offered to international students of the AUAS and specifically to those who will be studying at the Faculty of Business and Economics and Faculty of Health Professions. The other student rooms in this apartment block are inhabited by Dutch students. Daalwijk will be assisted by the 3 Resident Assistants (RA's) of Fraijlemaborg.
The Daalwijk apartment building has 2-, 3- and 4-room apartments. The living room, kitchen and bathroom are shared with one to three other residents. All rooms are furnished and have their own internet connection. There is a television in the communal kitchens. These facilities are included in the rent, as well as heating, electricity and water. Daalwijk is easily accessible by train or metro and from the centre of Amsterdam it is about 30-45 minutes by bike. You may also take your bicycle with you on the metro.
Most international student rooms are situated on floors with only international students. However, some are located on floors where the majority of tenants are Dutch. Here you will have the opportunity to make Dutch friends, and a first-hand introduction to Dutch culture and the Dutch language. When reserving a room on such a floor, you will be expected to comply with existing house rules. Although many Dutch students speak English well, the main language on these mixed floors will be Dutch. If you would like to live with Dutch students on one floor, please contact the international office of your AUAS faculty.
Resident Assistants (RA’s) are Dutch students who live with the international students in a number of buildings. They can help with all kinds of questions about the building, your room or your housemates. Also, the RA’s organise drinks and activities.
In case there are any special needs regarding your accommodation due to disabilities please contact the international office of your AUAS faculty.
Although the housing corporations do their best to meet students’ reservation preferences, they cannot guarantee that everyone’s preferences are met.