Accommodation

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We want Amsterdam to be your home away from home. We guarantee furnished accommodation to all Semester in Amsterdam students. Students can choose between three facilities, one on campus and two off campus. All accommodation is mixed gender and mixed nationality.

Less than a 5 minute walk from the university, the De Boelelaan apartments feature low-cost convenience. Students will enjoy a private room, shared bathroom, and shared kitchen with 5-7 other students.

The apartments were recently renovated and feature indoor bike storage. They are directly situated between the VU Amsterdam campus and "Zuidas," Amsterdam's business district. In Zuidas you can access Station Zuid, one of the city's major transportation centres and only a 7 minute train ride from Schiphol Airport. The De Boelelaan apartments are also only two tram stops away from the Uilenstede Campus. At Uilenstede students have full access to Il Café, a fully equiped sports centre, and the Griffioen Cultural Centre.

Cost: €4.000/semester including fees, utilities, and bed linen.

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Hotel Jansen is a design style, all-inclusive hotel that can best be described as a family hotel. It has an intimate set up and consists of six floors, each with a unique design representing a different area of Amsterdam. Located 10 minutes by bike from the university and 15 minutes from the city center, Hotel Jansen offers a quiet retreat from the city traffic with easy access to all major sights and attractions.

Your private room features a private bathroom, small fridge, desk, and double bed. You will share a large club room with shared kitchen and amenities with the rest of the floor. In case you don't feel like cooking, Mama's restaurant is located on the ground floor. Both the Vondelpark and Amsterdamse Bos are nearby and make great locations for a picnic.

Housing Cost: €4.800/semester including fees, utilities, and bed linen. Hotel Jansen is full for fall 2017.

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A step away from metro 51, the Student Hotel West is a 10 minute commute from VU Amsterdam (20 minutes biking). The campus is buzzing with community: outdoor BBQs, food and drink area, modern gym, game and study rooms, basketball court, and more. Students who live at Student Hotel West will enjoy a luxurious private room, private bathroom, and shared kitchen with 10-11 other students. Students will also receive a loan bike for the semester.

The Student Hotel West is a 5-10 minute walk from Sloterpark and Rembrandtpark and is located in a predominantly immigrant part of the city featuring creative pop-up initiatives such as Lola Luid and easy access to the Kinkerstraat, a cultural hotspot.  

Housing cost: €5.300/semester including fees, utilities, and bed linen. Spots are limited and will be reserved based on date of acceptance. 

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