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Student Services

Student Services

At Student Services, you can get several student support services and guidance, before you start studying, during your studies and after graduating as well. Currently we have adjusted services.

For specific information about our services, please see the information below.

  • Service to internationals: Housing and Immigration


    The UvA offers a housing service to international first-year Bachelor’s and Master’s students, and and exchange students (short stay), as well as to international PhDs and other UvA staff (long stay). The central Housing department is part of Student Services.


    New international students are assisted in arranging official procedures for residence permits and other practical matters by the Immigration team at Student Services.

    Residence Assistants (RA's)

    The University of Amsterdam offers international students housing in Amsterdam. Dutch students who fulfil the role of Residence Assistants (RA) live amidst 80-150 international students. These RA's act as an intermediary between the international residents, housing corporation De Key and the UvA and AUAS (HvA).