Emergency Housing for foreign students


You should continue to check the SSH-website as sometimes there are cancellations resulting in new rooms becoming available which were not visible before.

Short-term emergency accommodation facilities

If you have not found any accommodation, as a very last resort there will be temporary emergency accommodation available. The emergency accommodation gives you the oppportunity to find permanent accommodation. Please note that the ammount of beds are limited, so we urge you to look for a room as soon as possible to make space for other students.

  1. The first temporary emergency accommodation provided by SSH Student Housing, The Martinihouse, is full.
  2. The second short-term emergency accommodation: The Village, Peizerweg, is full. 
  3. The third short-term accommodation: The BudGett Hostel, Groningen (rademarkt 3, Groningen), is open from August 27th and will have a few rooms available for international students from Hanze UAS and the University of Groningen. If you like to book a bed, you can come directly to The BudGett Hostel, Rademarkt 3 Groningen and mention that you are a Hanze student upon arrival. The hostel has several shared rooms and the following facilities: rooms with own bathroom; free luggage store; lounge; shop with coffee, tea, snacks and soda’s, free use of kitchen amenities, a bar, hot water and a restaurant. The price for one night is €23,70. More information about the hostel can be found on the following website: Bud Gett Hostels in the city centre of Groningen.
  4. The fourth short-term emergency accomodation: The Best Western Plus Hotel Groningen Plaza. From the 3rd of September there will also be rooms available at The Best Western Plus Hotel Groningen Plaza. The hotel has shared rooms (two persons, separate beds, man and women divided) for a period of ten days: from the 3rd of September untill the 13th of September.

    The price for ten nights is €250 euro (€ 25,00 x 10 nights) payed by pin (in advance).

    More information you will find on the following website: Best Western Plus Hotel Groningen Plaza If you like to book a bed, you can come directly to the reception of the hotel at Laan Corpus den Hoorn 300 and mention that you are a Hanze or UG student upon arrival.

Corona measures

The accommodations follow the instructions of the government, the RIVM and the GGD with regards to the coronavirus. It is the responsibility of the inhabitants to follow these rules. More information about the rules can be found on the website of the government.