ARRIVING IN HOLLAND
Upon receipt of full payment of your tuition fees, we will finalise your admittance and notify you of this decision. Then you will be able to start preparing your trip so you will arrive in Holland well before your study programme takes off.
You have to arrange transport from the airport to Van Hall Larenstein Leeuwarden and Velp yourself*. Naturally you can always contact us if you have questions on how to arrange your transport!
LeeuwardenThere is a regular Intercity train service to Leeuwarden form Schiphol Airport (see internet rail planner). Train tickets can be bought at the railway office of the NS or ticket machine (Dutch Railways), located on walking distance from the luggage collection area at Schiphol Airport. You often have to change trains at Zwolle railway station to come to Leeuwarden. It takes appr. 2.5 hours to get from Schiphol Airport to Leeuwarden railway station. A one-way 2nd class train ticket (single-use chip card) costs appr. € 25.00.
VelpAfter having arrived at Schiphol Airport you can take a train to Velp (see internet rail planner). Train tickets can be bought at the railway office of the NS or ticket machine (Dutch Railways), located on walking distance from the luggage collection area at Schiphol Airport. When purchasing a ticket you can ask for travel instructions to Arnhem - Velp. The trip will take appr. 1.5 hours. The price for a one-way ticket is nearly € 20.00.
* if you are a OKP student, transport will be arranged for you
Depending on the location (
Leeuwarden or Velp) you will be studying at and which course, you will have the possibility to participate in the annual introduction week, in which you will be able to meet your future fellow students and get to know the university and the town. In other cases there will be an introduction day (usually the fiirst day of the course).