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Welcome to The Hague

Considering or planning to study in The Hague? Then you want to be well prepared and informed about what you can expect and what you will have to arrange to kick start your student time abroad. How to register at the municipality, how to find a place to stay, which insurance is needed, where to learn Dutch and how to get around in the city? As an international oriented city with many expats you will find that tips, help and guidance are widely available.  

Student registration days

Did you arrive in The Hague for academic year 2022-2023? Then you need to register at the municipality of The Hague and get a Citizen Service Number (BSN). To make it easy for you, the municipality organises student registration days. In 2022, you are welcome on September 10 and 29 in the city hall. Read more about the student registration days.

Get more informed first? Check out what you need to arrange when coming to The Netherlands here.


On we provide you with information about studying in The Hague. You will find references to other guides and documents that give you more detailed information.


  2. Study in The Hague region (The Hague International Centre)

Will you be studying at the Royal Conservatoir? Go to the international section on their website.

Connect with other international students

Check out this Facebook group for International Students of all fields and departments: for those who would like to join, share and get practical tools for their students life and its challenges. 

Coming to the Netherlands