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Fair housing for all students

DUWO fights for a fair home for every student, regardless of background and nationality. That is why we are continuously committed to increasing the supply of affordable student housing, but we realize that this also involves reliable services and a living experience that suits the life you lead as a student. Because DUWO is a non-profit organization, we can fully focus on this without a profit motive. We have been doing this for almost three quarters of a century and that means that we know what our students want and need. With these insights we can build, rent and manage sustainable student housing at fair prices and in which every student feels at home.

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Looking for a room?

Then DUWO is the right place for you! We have more than 33,000 student rooms and student residences in Amsterdam, Amstelveen, Delft, The Hague, Deventer, Haarlem, Hoofddorp, Leiden and Wageningen.

Our housing availability can be found at ROOM.nl, the online platform for student residences.

Register at ROOM.nl to be eligible for a DUWO student residence. 
Please note that allocation of housing at ROOM is based on the duration period of registration. So register on time, this is possible from the age of 16.

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Take a look at our locations!

There is a huge selection of housing on offer at DUWO. We have self-contained studios with private facilities (kitchen, toilet and bathroom), and also rooms where the facilities are shared with other residents. We have buildings in the inner cities, we have new buildings, and even student rooms in historic listed buildings. Each building is unique. Facilities often include a large or small communal area, a living room, study or communal kitchen. For example, you can watch a movie with your neighbours or house mates, play table football, cook meals together, study in peace and quiet or just chill out. Why not take a look at some of our buildings here. If this makes you want to know more, then check out the video series 'DUWO Cribs' on our YouTube channel, where students take you on a tour of their room/residence.

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Take a look at our campuses!

Want to know more about the different DUWO campuses and get a taste of the atmosphere? You can read all about the various neighbourhoods, the room types, rental prices, hot spots and more here!


Leidse Schans is a fairly new campus, where the first student buildings were officially opened in 2015. All the streets are named after a letter of the Greek alphabet on this low-traffic campus. The friendly Betaplein, Sigma, Omegaplantsoen, Epsilonplantsoen and Deltaweg offer the choice of self-contained or communal accommodation, enabling you to quickly make new friends. Our spacious homes are rented by students of different ages and academic disciplines. Students from the 5 major Leiden student associations are represented on campus. The residents often play sports together, or organise (digital) gaming evenings. Leiden city centre can be easily reached within a few minutes by bike or public transport.

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Campus Uilenstede is the largest and greenest campus in the Netherlands. More than 3,500 students enjoy their studies here. The Vrije Universiteit (VU) Amsterdam buildings are within easy walking or cycling distance. Amsterdam city centre is also easy to reach from the campus. The abundance of greenery on and around the campus contributes to its quiet and friendly atmosphere. It’s an amazing residential location for students in Amsterdam! Take a campus tour to get a real feeling of the friendly and unique atmosphere.

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Campus TU-Noord is a green oasis located just a stone’s throw from TU Delft and the vibrant city centre of Delft. The atmosphere is truly international and friendly. The TU Science centre is located at the heart of the campus. There are several innovative technology companies that regularly offer internships. An inspiring environment for Delft students and PhD students! To get a real-life impression of the atmosphere, take a look at the campus tour on the TU NOORD campus page.

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Campus Den Haag is a vibrant living environment for students in The Hague! The Haagse Hogeschool [technical college] and ROC Mondriaan [vocational college] are located at the heart of the campus. Due to its fantastic location and excellent connections, students from Delft University of Technology also live there. A branch of Leiden University, which focuses on subjects such as political science, public administration and international law, is also located on the Hague campus. Take a look at the campus tour for a real-life impression of the atmosphere!

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We continue to build!

Thanks to our extensive experience in developing projects for both new buildings and renovations, we are able to design and deliver such projects more quickly and efficiently. We do this in collaboration with the municipality, educational institutions and real estate parties. In order to reduce the shortage of student accommodation, we are looking at long-term as well as short-term options. We principally build modern, dedicated student accommodation located near educational institutions and campuses. However, we also consider existing buildings in other, central locations in order to convert them into (temporary) student accommodation. We pay a lot of attention to the immediate surroundings of the complexes and campuses when implementing our projects.



A new student complex is being built in Wageningen at Marijkeweg 20. The new building with 350 homes was purchased by DUWO. After completion, the homes will be rented and managed by DUWO's Wageningen student housing provider: Idealis. Both student housing providers also worked together during the construction preparation.

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A large new DUWO complex with 563 student homes is being built in the Hyde Park district of Hoofddorp: Camden Town. Construction started in June 2023. The complex is being built by external developers, but was purchased by DUWO. Construction is taking place entirely in accordance with the DUWO program of requirements for student housing.

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A new student complex will be built on the Balthasar van Polweg in the foreseeable future: Balthasar van der Pol no. 4. In the same street, on the southern edge of the TU campus, there are already three DUWO student complexes: two towers that were completed in 1997 and a large student flat from 2011, better known as BalPol III. With the future construction of Balthasar van der Pol 4, a fourth will be added. The building will be located on the current parking lot between BalPol III and the Korvezeestraat student complex.

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