Prepare your Summer School stay

If you are joining one of our On campus courses or if you joining the course at Pivotpark in Oss you need to make some arrangements. Here, you will find everything you need to know in order to prepare for your summer school course in the Netherlands.

Pre-departure checklist

  • you have completed your registration by paying your fee;
  • you have received a confirmation from us that the course will start;
  • you have arranged your (health & travel) insurance;
  • if applicable: you have arranged your visa;
  • if applicable: you have made your travel arrangements
  • if applicable: you have arranged your accommodation;
  • you have activated your Radboud Account.


  • a valid passport (or a valid ID card for EU citizens);
  • proof of insurance (travel insurance, medical insurance, etc.);
  • if you plan on bringing electronics, you may need to bring a converter as well (220V);
  • The weather can differ from day to day in the Netherlands. In addition to summer clothes, be sure to bring something warm. Sportswear and a raincoat might come in handy as well.

Good to know! The average living expenses are approx. €150 to €250 a week, but the amount you spend will depend on your lifestyle. More information about living in the Netherlands and daily living expenses can be found on the Study in Holland website.

Accommodation in the Netherlands

If you want to stay in a hostel, hotel or bed & breakfast in Nijmegen, we would like to offer you a few suggestions. Please note that you need to book these accommodations yourself. 

IT Practicalities

Information about all the IT practicalities that you might need. 

Travel information in the Netherlands

Travel options:

How to reduce your carbon footprint while travelling?

Are you curious how you can reduces your carbon footprint while traveling? Please use this link  to calculate your Carbon Footprint. 

Sustainable travel advice

Sustainable travel advice.pdf

How to reduce your carbon footprint while travelling