This is your guide to beginning life in Amsterdam when studying at AUAS. Some of the items are compulsory, others will help you on your way. Some you can also take care of before you arrive, such as arranging health insurance.
Once you have arrived in the Netherlands, it is very convenient to open a Dutch bank account. With the debit card which you receive when opening a Dutch bank account, it is easy and free of charge to pay at supermarkets, cafes and restaurants.
You must have health insurance when coming to the Netherlands. Find out what applies to you and if you need to take out local Dutch insurance. Other types of insurance are also strongly recommended, in addition to health insurance.