Housing

When you are looking for accommodation in Vlissingen, there are possibilities to find a good and affordable room. Most student houses are near the city centre and within cycling distance of HZ. You are also close to the Vlissingen Boulevard and beach when you want to get a breath of fresh air. 

Make sure you book a room in time (preferably in the early spring), so you have the best chances to book the room that suits your wishes. You have several options regarding to renting a room. Accommodation varies from single units to three to nine-bedroom apartments with shared kitchen and bathroom facilities.  

Housing corporations
HZ has partnered with two housing companies (l'escaut and APV) to make it easier for students to find a place to live in. Once you have registered at HZ, you can start booking a room either with l’escaut or with APV, that both offer student accommodation in Vlissingen.

l'escaut

L'escaut housing corporation leases out student rooms in Vlissingen.  In these 3-bedroom apartments, an internet connection will be provided. The accommodation offered is furnished and the rent is generally all-inclusive. In these student accommodation, you will have shared kitchen and bathroom facilities.

 The monthly rent depends on the option you opt for. 

  1.  Option 1 Empty room: € 238,68 per month. Payment in advance: one month of rent + deposit equivalent to 2 months of rent + €25,- for administrative costs.
  2. Option 2 Room with furniture: €277,68 per month (including bed, desk, desk chair, wardrobe and bookcase). Payment in advance: one month rent + deposit equivalent to 2 months of rent + €25,- for administrative costs
  3. Option 3 Option 1 or 2 + additional  €149,- for a sleeping package: new mattress, duvet and pillow, which you can keep when you leave.

Renting period The rent period is for an indefinite period of time with one month's notice or until maximally six months after completing your studies. 

Online registration Before you start with the online registration at l'escaut, we would advise you to read the guidelines, so you know how the procedure works. Then you can start the registration on the website Zuidwestwonen. For any additional information, please contact studenthousing@lescaut.nl

Accommodation Portal Vlissingen

Accommodation Portal Vlissingen (APV) closely works with (local) businesses, city councils, housing corporations, HZ University of Applied Sciences and residents of Vlissingen. They have a communal focus to ensure and optimize the stay in accommodation to a professional, safe and pleasurable experience.

Find the room of your dreams!
APV has hundreds of rooms and studios in Vlissingen. Their database varies from low to high rental class, from small to large rooms and from unfurnished to furnished. You can let APV know your preferences and wished regarding accomodation. Prices start from €250,- per month all in and increase depending on the size of the room and required comfort.

Online registration
APV uses a 'first come, first serve' priciple. Therefore, it is wise to register online as soon as possible.


You need to make a reservation for accommodation yourself. Visa students who prefer to pay accommodation booked through house agents l'escaut or APV by using the transferred living expenses amount, should send a copy of the reservation confirmation (including the reservation number) to csa@hz.nl  immediately after reception of this confirmation.

In that case HZ will transfer part of the paid living expenses to l’escaut or APV in order to pay the student’s accommodation. This amount will be deducted from the total amount that will be transferred back to the student after arrival in the Netherlands.

Students who want to or have to cancel their registration at HZ before September 1st/ February 1st will not be refunded this total accommodation fee amount once the payment has been transferred to the house agent.

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