Before the summer school

If you are going to attend a course on our campus in Nijmegen or on the 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 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 (to ánd within the Netherlands)
  • 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. €100 to €150 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.