When you come to study at TU/e, some additional information is applicable for you as an international student. The International Office of Education and Student Affairs (ESA) is here to help you during your time in Eindhoven. You can contact the International Office for information, advise or support on the following topics:
- Admissions procedures
- Applications for visa and residence permits (Ms. Sabrina Timmermans, email@example.com)
- Housing (Ms. Johanna Mavromichalis, firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Registration for new international students
- Translation of Dutch documents/letters in relation to your studies (for example from the IND, tax office, DUO, municipality)
City hall registration
Are you moving to Eindhoven from another city? Or are you moving to a different address within Eindhoven? Then you need to notify the city hall of your move.Read more
Do you have the nationality of a country outside the EU/EEA or Switzerland? And do you want to stay in the Netherlands for longer than 90 days? In most cases you will need a residence permit.Read more
Arranging housing is your own responsibility. As most cities in the Netherlands, Eindhoven has a shortage in affordable student accommodation.Read more
There is a possibility that you will receive forms from the Dutch tax office (in a blue envelope and in Dutch). This is simply the tax office checking whether you are liable to pay income tax here in the Netherlands.Read more
Healthcare in the Netherlands ranks amongst the best in the world. Some things, however, may be arranged in a different way than you are used to.Read more
Welcome&Enrollment@TU/e are especially for international bachelor's and master's students.Read more
Read more about (public) transport in the Netherlands.Read more
Working while studying
Working during your studies can help you cover some of your costs and also give you some work experience. However, it can be challenging to find a job as an international student in the Netherlands.Read more
Study progress check
If you hold a residence permit for study, you are required under the conditions of that permit, to pass at least 50% of the study credits each academic year.Read more
Extend your exchange period at TU/e
If you want to stay another semester as an exchange student at TU/e, you need to contact your coordinator at your department at TU/e and ask for permission.Read more
After graduation or termination of studies
When you have finished or terminated your studies at TU/e, it is important to complete some formalities.Read more
Information numbers in Eindhoven
- City hall: +31 40 238 60 60
- Tax office: 0800 05 43
Embassy or consulate
To locate your country’s embassy or consulate, you can check the website of the Dutch Government.
General police information (not urgent)
For non-urgent issues for which you need the police, call 0900-8844. The main station visiting address is Mathildelaan 4, Eindhoven.
Moving to and living in the Netherlands
Find out what you need to arrange if you are moving to the Netherlands or if you live in the Netherlands already on the website Moving to and living in the Netherlands.
Want to know more? Contact the International Office at +31 40 - 247 6000 or via the contact form below.