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Other housing possibilities

Finding housing on your own can be quite challenging. Discover more ways to find housing in Enschede and Hengelo.

Besides the regional housing portals Roomspot and the Student Union Kamersite, there are other ways to find housing on your own in Enschede and Hengelo. UT provides some useful links for you.

Students, staff, PhD & guests

If you are:

and you are looking for accommodation on campus or in the vicinity of our university, please create an account at Roomspot; the online housing portal for Enschede and Hengelo. Here you can find the current housing offer in Enschede and Hengelo and apply for the accommodations you are interested in.

Avoid scams

We have received reports of students being scammed when looking for accommodation. Please keep in mind to never pay high, out of proportion amounts of money prior to signing a contract and/or viewing a room. More ways to recognise a scammer can be found on the Roomspot website.


  • Start your search early

  • Checks to keep in mind

  • Fact-finding

  • Red flag alerts

Useful links

We have listed some useful links for you. Also keep in mind that you can take a look at the UT Marketplace on Facebook, where students occasionally post a message when their rooms become available. Alternatively, you can find housing via the co-optation process of student houses. For more information see the FAQ.

For long stay (longer than 3 months)

For short stay (shorter than 3 months):

Housing tips 

Portals (Short and Long stay)