studenten in collegezaal
studenten in collegezaal

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.

A student at the Spar cash register paying with his debit card.

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.

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Students are drinking coffee in a cafe in the Nijmegen city centre.

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.

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Getting around in Nijmegen

radboud university international students riding bikes in nijmegen

Student Mobility Package

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Students are waiting on the bus near the Elinor Ostrom building.

Bus Discount Pass

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Elinor Ostromgebouw met fietser

Getting a bike

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Are you ready to start your life in Nijmegen?

Practical information about studying at Radboud University and living in the Netherlands

New students

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] (admissions[at]ru[dot]nl)
For incoming exchange students: exchangeadmissions [at] (exchangeadmissions[at]ru[dot]nl)

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