Information about
living in Groningen

Almost everything you have to know

Top 3 most asked questions

Can I live on the campus

Groningen doesn’t have a student campus like many other city’s have. Students live in student houses in the city center or around the city center.

More information about the campus can be found here.

Does the university have their own dorms?

No, the RUG and Hanze have no dorms. Students have to find their own accommodation. For internationals, there is also the SSH. They provide accommodations for internationals only.

More information can be found here.

When should I start looking for a house or room?

You should start looking for accommodation months before you arrive, preferably 3-4 months. Even for Dutch students, it can be really hard to find a room or house.

More information can be found here.