What to arrange
As an international student you are welcome to study and live in Leiden or The Hague. Before you arrive in the Netherlands you will need to arrange several things, such as apply for university admission, your visa or residence permit, and arrange housing.
Leiden University’s Housing Office assists international students attending Leiden University in finding accommodation. You will have to apply to obtain housing assistance. The Housing Office offers accommodation in Leiden or The Hague. You can also choose to arrange your own housing. Maybe you wish to stay with family and friends or you wish to find accommodation yourself via private housing providers.