Groningen

Student accommodation, flats and rooms for rent in Groningen

This city, called Groningen in Dutch, is located in the north of the Netherlands. Here you will be able to immerse yourself in the Dutch culture to the fullest, since it is a city that has the typical, such as canals, bicycles, mills, medieval buildings, renowned museums and parks with abundant green.

Groningen is considered the youngest city in the country, as a large part of its population is under 30 years of age. That makes it a great environment for students, with many leisure activities both day and night, the latter being very famous. In addition, the city receives many international students every year, so the young environment is multicultural.

Are you looking for student accommodation in Groningen? This is not usually an easy task due to the great demand there. We recommend that you start your search early and do it through Erasmus Play to avoid fraud since all the accommodations that appear are verified. In addition, when you find the ideal accommodation you will be able to reserve it 100% online and in a secure way.

Student apartments for rent in Groningen

If you think that it is best to rent a complete apartment, in Groningen you will have two options: rent a furnished studio for yourself or one with more rooms to share with other students. The first option has a monthly cost that starts at € 600 per month and can reach much higher prices. For its part, an apartment with several rooms has a price that goes from € 1,200 onwards and has an average of € 2,000 per month.

Keep in mind that if you share a flat you will be able to divide both the cost of the rent and the monthly expenses of the services. In addition, your stay will be more fun, since you will be able to share your day to day with other international young people like you.

Student room for rent in Groningen

In this city in the Netherlands, you will find a wide range of rooms for rent for students. The price of a room goes from € 270 onwards and can go up to € 820. However, the monthly average is usually € 430.

Pay attention to the characteristics of the room. Most of them have a wardrobe and desk, they can also have a private bathroom and/or terrace. 

Another very important factor to take into account is that if you are a student or a young professional you should know if your room has a desk to be able to work or study comfortably from home. Check all the photos that appear on our website to discover the characteristics of the room and the entire apartment.

Student accommodation in Groningen

This Dutch city is not very large, but there are several neighbourhoods that you can choose to live in. Next, we will tell you which are the most chosen areas and with the best environment for students and young professionals.

Apartments for rent in the centre of Groningen

If you choose this area to live in, you will be close to most of the city's attractions, such as Central Square, and you can also enjoy its canals. In the centre of Groningen, a multi-room apartment is priced from € 1,200 onwards. However, a studio apartment has a higher price, which can be € 3,200 per month.

Apartments in the Paddepoel neighbourhood

In this neighbourhood, there are usually many students since it is located between the centre and the area where most of the faculties are. Here, a multi-bedroom apartment costs around € 1,400 per month and a furnished studio can cost around € 600.

Rooms for rent in the Korrewegwijk

Korrewegwijk is a bit further from the centre, but you can connect the two areas in about 10 minutes by public transport or in 25 minutes on foot. It has several restaurants, bars, shops and green areas that you will be able to enjoy. A room in this neighbourhood has an average price of € 450 per month.

Erasmus accommodation near the Universities of Groningen

In the Dutch city,securely two main universities welcome international students every year:

University of Groningen (RUG)

This institution is among the top 100 universities in the world. It has many buildings scattered around the city, so you have to see which faculty you will go to know in which area it is located. However, most of them are located near the city centre.

Hanze University

This university is located on the Zernike campus, which is also shared with some of the faculties of the University of Groningen. Its location is to the northwest of the city and you can get there from the centre in about 20 minutes by public transport. If you want to be close to this campus, you can choose the Padeppoel neighbourhood to live in.

University residence in Groningen

For a small city, in Groningen, you will find several private student residences. Of course, keep in mind that for this alternative it is convenient that you request your place well in advance and that you choose it quickly since there is a lot of demand. When looking for a residence you have to take into account several characteristics. For example, in many of them, the minimum period of stay is 5 months and the maximum is 12. In addition, there are some in which you will have to pay an extra amount for having internet or using the washing machines.

For reference, the estimated price for a room with a bathroom and a shared kitchen is € 360 per month.

Frequently asked questions about Groningen

What is the cost of a student room in Groningen?
The minimum price for a room is usually € 300 and the maximum is around € 820. Likewise, the average monthly price is € 430. Access the search engine and find your ideal accommodation for free.
How much does a student apartment cost in Groningen?
If you are looking for a complete apartment for yourself, that is, a furnished studio, the minimum price is approximately € 600. For its part, an apartment to share goes from € 1200 per month onwards.
Where to live in Groningen as a student?
Most of the youth scene is in the city centre, so that area is one of the best alternatives. Also, you can look at others like Paddepoel or Korrewegwijk.
What is the approximate monthly expense for a student in Groningen?
Groningen is one of the cheapest cities in the Netherlands. If you add expenses for rent, food, bills, leisure and some extras, he estimates that you have to have around € 800 per month.
Why study in Groningen?
This Dutch city is one of the ones with the best student atmosphere since more than half of the population is usually made up of national and international students. Here you will be able to discover the culture of this country, with its gastronomy and lifestyle. In addition, you will be able to travel to different places and enjoy nearby cities and nature.

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