If you want to live in a historical yet modern city, renting an apartment in Maastricht is the way to go. The city has a great atmosphere and an international vibe, because there are so many expats and international students from all over the world who study there. This is because the city is located at the far south of the Netherlands and neighboring countries are Belgium and Germany.
Rental prices in Maastricht
The rental prices of apartments are lower that the average in The Netherlands especially compared to other student cities like Amsterdam or Utrecht. With low rental prices, Maastricht is an attractive and affordable student city. You can rent a 2 or 3 bedroom apartment in Maastricht through Kamernet, just start your search on the website. However, students like to share housing as well. They share an apartment to share the costs and gain some company at the same time. This is a very common thing to do for Dutch students.
Where to rent an apartment in Maastricht as a student
While Maastricht is a fun city, some neighborhoods are more popular with students. One of those is called Wyck – it is between the old city center and the train station, which makes it a practical location. There are also a lot restaurants, bars and pubs in this area, so that is always good fun for students. The neighborhood Jerkerkwartier is also very nice, especially in connection to the big offices and University of Maastricht. Finally, a lot of students and expats recommend living in the Maastricht city center as well. The historical center is beautiful and has a lot of recreational facilities such as museums, restaurants and bars.
Finding an apartment online for your stay in Maastricht
The simplest and most affordable way is to rent an apartment online through Kamernet. You can do everything online, even set up the rental contract. For more information about renting from a distance, you can see our useful tips for international students .