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Student Life

Live and study in the third largest city in the Netherlands


The Hague is a modern and metropolitan city, that’s also bursting with history and culture.

The third largest city in the Netherlands, following the capital Amsterdam, and Rotterdam, The Hague has a population of about 800,000 and a large student population of around 30,000.

The city is easy to navigate by foot, bike, or public transport and there are plenty of attractions, green spaces, and entertainment to explore. The Hague is also the Netherlands only beach city, making it a popular tourist destination. As a university city, there is everything you need as a student; from places to study to budget-friendly night’s out.

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Student Life

The Hague is bursting with culture and creativity and offers students an all-round experience, from galleries packed with Dutch masters to idyllic beaches, parks and buzzing nightclubs. It’s a small-scale, hospitable city with an international attitude.

In The Hague, students are in the hub of Dutch politics and international justice. Students graduating from The Hague have a head-start in industry with an international outlook and names of renowned organisations on their CVs.

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