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Erasmus International House

222 rooms
23 m²

The name says it all - ‘Erasmus International House’ offers accommodation to international students. The EIH, as this complex is popularly known, is located at Struisenburgdwarsstraat and offers you as an international student the best of both worlds: your place of education around the corner and the bustling Rotterdam student scene. While you enjoy a few rays of sun on the roof terrace, you can admire the skyline of Rotterdam. The complex has seven floors and offers accommodation to 222 international students. All the rooms have been reserved by the Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences and the Erasmus University Rotterdam for their international students. We refer to these as 'Short Stay'.

Units - reserved accommodation
A unit has two or three rooms. You share a kitchen of 6 m², a bathroom with a shower and a separate toilet with your housemates.

The rooms are also neatly upholstered and furnished. You only need to bring some clothes and nice photos from home and you will be all set for your new accommodation.

Bicycle shed: yes
Parking spaces: yes, if space available on the adjacent grounds (paid parking)
Laundrette: yes, with threewashing machines and three tumble dryers
Outdoor area: yes, a spacious roof terrace
Lift available: yes, two lifts
Internet: yes
Housing officer: yes
Residence assistant: yes

Rent allowance
It is not possible to apply for rent allowance for the furnished rooms.

For whom
With regard to the reserved accommodations, your educational institution must have reserved a room for you.

Campus contract
The campus contract does not apply.

The student complex has camera surveillance. With a view to the protection of the privacy of the occupants and visitors, the SSH has drawn up the protocol camera surveillance.

Residents’ committee
No resident’s committee is active.

How to apply
If you are going to study at the Erasmus University or through Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences , after approval from your (educational) institution, you can reserve a room via the website of the SSH.

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