Do I need a student visa, residence permit or a short stay visa?
This depends on the nature and length of your stay, and your nationality. You can use the overview below to determine whether you need a visa and/or a residence permit.
|Citizen of:||Staying less than 90 days||Staying more than 90 days|
|EU, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland||No visa or residence permit required
||No visa or residence permit required|
|Australia, Canada, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand, South Korea, United States and Vatican City||No visa or residence permit required
||No entry visa (MVV) required, but you do need a residence permit (VVR)|
|Albania, Antigua & Barbuda, Andorra, Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Bosnia, Brazil, Brunei, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominica, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Hong Kong SAR & BNO passport holders, Honduras, Israel, Macau SAR passport holders, FYR Macedonia, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldavia, Montenegro, Nicaragua, Palau, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, San Marino, Saint Kitts & Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent & the Grenadines, (West) Samoa, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, Timor-Leste, Trinidad & Tobago, Tonga, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vanuatu and Venezuela
||No visa or residence permit required||Entry visa (MVV) and residence permit (VVR) required|
All other countries
|Short stay visa required||Entry visa (MVV) and residence permit (VVR) required|
Please note: PhD students are considered staff members even if their work is unpaid. To read more about the procedure for PhD students and staff members, please refer to the website for international staff.