Additional information

Have you finished your registration and are you going to study at NHL Stenden? There are a few more things that need your attention.

visa and permits


As an international student, you must check beforehand whether you require a student visa for the Netherlands.

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Health insurance


The Dutch healthcare system is a universal, multi-payer system. This means healthcare is funded through a combination of public and private contributions.

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Studentstay, Emmen


Finding a place to live in the north of the Netherlands where NHL Stenden’s branches are located is relatively easy.

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Tuition fees and living costs

Cost of living

You should at least expect to spend a minimum of €600-€800 a month.

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Erasmus+ programme

Erasmus+ (2021-2027) is the European funding programme for education, youth and sport. Visit the Erasmus+ website for more general information regarding the Erasmus+ programme.

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NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences - NL LEEUWAR01 - participates in Erasmus+ and respects the requirements of the European Charter for Higher Education (ECHE). NHL Stenden has established Inter-Institutional Agreements (IIA) with partner institutions abroad. Within these IIA’s arrangements have been made to organize mobility of students and staff.

Useful links

If you want to find out even more about studying in the Netherlands, you may find any of the following links to be useful: