New international students
As an international student, you will need to arrange a number of things before and after your arrival in Nijmegen. Use this page to prepare your stay and make your arrival as pleasant as possible.
Dutch bank account
As soon as you have moved to the Netherlands, it can be very practical to open a Dutch bank account and receive a debit card. In the Netherlands payment is usually made by debit card (pinpas) and in cash with Euros.
Working as an international student
As an international student in the Netherlands, you may want to take a part-time job to cover your living expenses or to get to know Dutch society in a different way. Read here how you can work alongside your studies.
Getting around in Nijmegen
How can we help you?
Student Admissions can assist you in preparing your arrival and help you with practical issues concerning your stay.
For international degree-seeking students: admissions [at] ru.nl (admissions[at]ru[dot]nl)
For incoming exchange students: exchangeadmissions [at] ru.nl (exchangeadmissions[at]ru[dot]nl)