Welcome to study in The Hague

In historic The Hague, city of Peace and Justice, the Dutch government and the Royal family have their residence. Also, many international organisations and companies have opted for our city.

What kind of organisation or company do you want to work in the future? At Kronenburgh you will learn all you need to make a great start or make a next step.

Thanks to the presence of International schools, Universities of applied science, the Leiden University, the Institute Social Studies (ISS) as part of the Erasmus University and of course Kronenburgh International Business School, there is a true student life in The Hague.

The Kronenburgh lecture building is in the centre of The Hague with both stores and cosy terraces.

Of course, there also is the beach in Scheveningen, so you can get a breath of fresh air after a day of wonderful learning experiences.

If you sign-up for a Kronenburgh programme you can become part of all that. You are welcome to enter our international community!

International Students

Kronenburgh International Business School welcomes International students.

Students from EU/EEA countries

Students can follow our MBO (BTEC3) courses as well as our Bachelor courses (BTEC4-5 and Top-up).

Students from EU/EEA countries are not required to submit a valid residence permit. Submitting a valid copy of your passport or identity card is considered sufficient proof that you are from an EU/EEA country. So register as a citizen with the Municipality of Den Haag (City Hall) or any other Municipality in the Netherlands within 4 weeks after your arrival. More information for students to register in the basic register of the municipality of The Hague.

Students from countries outside the EU/EEA


Kronenburgh subscribes the ‘code of conduct for MBO students‘ and is committed to good education and guarantees the quality of the information provision and education to international students. Registration is only possible for one year MBO4 BTEC3 program.

Students who do not have a nationality from an EU/EEA country must submit a valid copy of their residence permit or other documents considered to be proof of legal residency in the Netherlands. Proof of legal residency in the Netherlands that will be considered valid are:

  • an authorisation for a temporary stay (‘Machtiging Voorlopig Verblijf’, MVV);
  • a residence permit.

It is important to meet deadlines in the immigration procedure to be able to register as a student.


Students from outside the EU/EEA without a residence permit will not be admitted to the programme.

Criteria to get a recidence permit for MBO3 BTEC3

Full-time education within the meaning of the Education and Vocational Education Act (BOL) the Admission Requirements are:

– The Netherlands is the most appropriate country to follow the training

– the study makes a positive contribution to the development of the country of origin

– ‘2 out of 3 requirement’:

  • – nationality Indonesia, Suriname or South Africa
  • – family ties with persons lawfully resident in the Netherlands
  • – Dutch language

– sufficient means of support (i.e. tuition + living allowance) (€756.45, until 1-1-2022, annual indexation)

– valid passport

– TB test, depending on nationality

Legal Residency in The Hague at Kronenburgh International Business School
Student housing in The Hague near Kronenburgh International Business School

Student housing

Housing is really important to live safe and comfortable during your stay. Here are some sites that can help you to find the perfect housing:

Kronenburgh has no relationship with the above mentioned organisations. The list above is not complete.

Living expenses

In addition to tuition fees and books (see investment in our courses), you have to take into account costs for living and insurance. Nibud has calculated the costs per month: Rent room: 417 euros / Groceries: 181 euros / Transport (in addition to the public transport card): 63 euros / Relaxation, going out and sports: 146 euros / Clothing and shoes: 47 euros / Health insurance: 106 euros / Telephone: 26 euros. So assume € 1,000 per month.

The costs such as tuition fees, literature, study trip, examination, etc. are worked out for each education program under the tab “Investment”.

Students’ corps

The Hague is a real student city with no fewer than 20 student associations (corps). These are social associations, sports associations, religious associations or student associations with a social character.

The Hague student associations have the ‘open month’ for all new students in The Hague. The open month starts every year with the HOP week and the OH OH Intro at the end of August or the beginning of September. In September and October the student associations have organized many events and parties. You can just go to get acquainted with an association! Here some links:

More information (in Dutch)

Student Corps in The Hague near Kronenburgh International Business School
Student sport in The Hague near kronenburgh International Business School

Sports in The Hague

In addition to studying at kronenburgh, you also want to do sports. There are many sports associations with a student department in The Hague. For example, think of Hockey at hockey club ‘Klein Zwitserland, Lacrosse at Den Haag Lacrosse, Rowing with Pelargos, Rugby with The Hague Hornets, Tennis with H.L.T.C. Leimonias, Ultimate Frisbee with Ultimus Prime (UP), Soccer with HVV Football Factory and Volleyball with Sovicos.

Sports and studying are a good mix to achieve results. So you are welcome to study in The Hague at Konenburgh Business School.