Finding housing in Eindhoven is challenging. New students can receive help from the TU/e when coming to the university for the first time, but others will have to search in multiple places to find a good place to live that fits all your needs.
TU/e Housing for New Students
The TU/e helps new international students with finding housing. You should receive some information by email, which includes deadlines etc. More information can be found here.
TU/e works with several different housing agencies to help students find housing. It is important to note that if you ignore the housing email from the TU/e, do not reply to the email in time, or choose to find housing on your own, you will be responsible for finding your own accommodation and will not receive assistance from the TU/e.
The housing agencies are:
Holland2Stay  - If you have been allotted housing with Holland2Stay, you will be contacted by Holland2Stay with information on how to make your booking. This will happen in June/July.
Apartments reserved for TU/e can only be obtained by students who apply via TU/e. Rental agreements will start between 1 August and 15 September. The indicated start date of the rental agreement is indicated in the advertisement of the apartment. Start dates are fixed and cannot be changed. A maximum period of stay of one year applies to all accommodations from Holland2Stay reserved for TU/e. You are allowed to cancel the rental agreement with a notice period of one month during your stay. Apartments listed on the public website of Holland2Stay are not part of the property reserved for TU/e.
All students who are allotted housing with Holland2Stay will be able to choose their studio in the booking website of Holland2Stay. Therefore TU/e cannot take in account a preference for a specific building or studio type.
Eindhoven2Stay offers studios located in various locations in the city of Eindhoven. All in rental prices vary from € 675 up to € 900 per month. If you are at least 23 year of age and you meet the criteria, you can apply for rent benefit. Students under the age of 23 cannot obtain rent benefit for accommodations from Holland2Stay.
Friendly Housing - A number of 100 accommodations is reserved with Friendly Housing. Friendly Housing offers accommodation in single bedrooms in student houses. All accommodation is fully furnished.Student houses are shared by several (international) students. In the Netherlands it is common for boys and girls to live together in a student house. There is no separate accommodation for boys or girls.
Rental prices for a room vary from approx. €350 to €550 per month.
All Bachelor's and Master's students who rent a single bedroom in a student house with Friendly Housing receive a rental agreement for a minimum period of 6 months. The start will be between 1 August 2018 and 1 September 2018. The earliest end date of the agreement is six calendar months after the start date. After the six months the rental agreement can be cancelled with a notice period of one calendar month. There is no maximum period of stay for this type of accommodation. You will be able to choose and book your accommodation via the website of Friendly Housing.
When you are allotted housing with Friendly Housing, you will receive an e-mail from Friendly Housing on 29 June with booking instructions. Please note that you need to complete your booking before 17 July. At time of booking the following costs are due:
The first month’s rent The deposit of € 450 At the end of the rental period an amount of € 50 will be deducted from your deposit to cover mandatory cleaning costs.
Vestide  - Vestide offers accommodation in shared, semi-private accommodation (private bathroom or private kitchen) or private accommodation on the TU/e campus and in the city of Eindhoven. All accommodations are fully furnished.Rental prices vary from approx. €400 to €650 per month.
When you rent accommodation with shared facilities, you should note that in the Netherlands, it is common for boys and girls to live together in a student house. There is no separate accommodation for boys or girls.
You will be able to choose and book your accommodation via the website of Vestide.
When you are allotted housing with Vestide, you will receive an e-mail from Vestide in June/July with booking instructions. With the information in the e-mail you can enter the booking website for TU/e students. You will be able to choose your accommodation from the available options. Please note that options with Vestide are limited.
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