Housing for international students and visitors

Wageningen is a university town with about 12000 students; quite an amount for a town with a population of less than 39000 inhabitants.

Wageningen University & Research has several groups of international students. We understand that it is very hard to look for your own place in a different country. Below you can find information how to apply for a room.

For information about housing for international students please go to "Student Housing"

Prospective students

Idealis (the main student housing corporation in Wageningen) provides prospective students with information about the procedure. If you are a prospective student, you have to registered at ROOM.nl in order to find a room. Please wait for Idealis to contact you by email. You will be contacted by Idealis if you have settled your invoice with the university or confirmed your payment method. Idealis will contact you approximately two to three months before the start date of your programme  in Wageningen.

Application procedure

If you want to qualify for student housing through Idealis, you have to be registerd at ROOM.nl. Yuo can do this after receiving their information about the application procedure, but you can also do this at an earlier stage. You qualify for registeration at ROOM.nl if you are a student of ageningen University & Research or if you ar a PhD candidate who will graduate at Wageningen University & Research. After registration, you can start to respond to the available housing offers at ROOM.nl beginning four months before the start of your studies. If more than one person responds to a housing offer, the room will be offered to the person with the highest ranking. Ranking depends on the date of registration with Idealis and on, if applicable, your priority status. After acceptance of a room, you will be provided with information about key collection and the tenancy contract. 

Priority housing due to distance

If your current residential address is more than 130 kilometres away from Wageningen Campus and you are a Bsc or Msc student, you qualify for distance priority.

Looking for information about housing for Dutch students, go to: "Huisvesting"