Student Housing Leiden

Student Housing Leiden

Studying in Leiden is a great adventure in a city full of ‘gezelligheid.’ Are you looking for student housing in Leiden? Then you have come to the right place! ROOM is the student platform that teams up with you to help you find that coveted residence in Leiden. Find exactly what you want in Leiden by fixing the ‘filters’ to suit your living preferences, then you can check out what is on offer.

This is how you find student housing

With our handy five-step plan you will find your palace that meets your wishes and preferences:
At ROOM you build up registration time. The longer you are registered, the more chance you have to find a place of residence. That is why you should register now! Pay 35 euros once and build up your registration period. You can register from the age of 16. After registration, you will be able to snatch up a place via ROOM, for a period of 8 years. 

Living in Leiden

Leiden’s city center is set up very practically, which makes it easy to get around. There are some well-known brand stores in the center, but the city also offers some nice boutique shops. Every type of shopper will be satisfied. Next to that, there is also a lot on offer when it comes to restaurants and cafes. Choose to enjoy a drink at a nice bar or let your hair down while dancing in one of the night clubs. 

Leiden abounds when it comes to fraternities and sororities. But there is also the possibility of joining a student association. The last option is definitely handy when you want to get a discount on books or to expand your network.

Looking to get away for the weekend, to visit your parents or explore other cities? Leiden is in the middle of the ‘Randstad’ which means you can get to Amsterdam, Den Haag and Rotterdam in a jiff. Public transport is very well connected from Leiden, so that makes it very accessible.

Lastly, 3 October is a very normal day in the Netherlands, except for in Leiden. That is the day they celebrate ‘het Leidens Ontzet’. It is a day on which the end of the Siege of Leiden is commemorated. Fun fact: to commemorate the relief from the Spanish, William of Orange gifted a university to the city of Leiden.

Studying in Leiden

Leiden University is the first university in the Netherlands, founded in the year 1575. Now, it has over 50 Bachelor degrees and 75 Master programs to choose from. 14 of these are offered in English. In many of the programs, you can put together your own set of courses. Ideal, right?

Looking for a room in a student house or complex in Leiden?

Are you excited to live with other roommates, and share your home as well as fun times? Click here to see which rooms are on offer. Instead of having your own facilities, this means you will share your bathroom, kitchen and living room with your housemates. 

Actually looking for a student residence in another area? Below you can find an overview of other cool student cities in the Netherlands, where you can live and study: