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Living in the Netherlands can be different than you are used to. These pages are filled with information on finding housing, health services, transportation and more.

Housing

The campus system does not exist in the Netherlands. Students must find their own accommodation.

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Health services

Healthcare is important. Where can you get medical care when you need it.

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Transportation

The bicycle is an important means of transportation in The Netherlands. We have a good public transportation system with an efficient railway network.

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Shops & banks

The functioning of banks and shops helps you figure out how to arrange day-to-day life in the Netherlands.

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Recreation

There is always a lot going on in Utrecht. Besides a multitude of pubs and restaurants, Utrecht has various museums, a city theatre (Stadshouwburg), several smaller theatres and seven cinemas.

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Learning Dutch

Although the Dutch on the whole speak very good English, it is advisable to learn Dutch if you plan on staying here for more than a few months.

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