Live at Nido Student and stay in our brand-new, stylish and thoughtfully designed student accommodation in Groningen. We’re excited to have opened our first residence in this progressive, leafy metropolis.

Our flagship residence in Groningen offers fully-furnished, modern studio flats are available for short and long-stay. Located just a 2-minute cycle ride from the University of Groningen’s Zernike campus, you can literally roll out of bed and straight into lectures. Hanze University of Applied Sciences and University College Groningen are also just a short cycle ride away. Groningen city centre is just a 14-minute cycle, full of trendy bars, shops and restaurants.

This residence offers almost 700 studios and all have been carefully designed with the student life in mind. Everything from maximising space with smart storage or making sure there are plugs near the mirrors, each is carefully and thoughtfully designed so you’ll have everything you need to make the most of your student life in Groningen. The studios are fully furnished with a comfy double bed, study space with plenty of storage space, wardrobe & full-length mirror and breakfast bar. Plus, you’ll have a stylish bathroom and kitchenette all to yourself.

Our studios come in a range of sizes from 19 to 48m2 and in many different layouts so you can find your perfect space. Whether you like a separate bedroom and living area or would prefer a cosier room with all the amenities you’ll need, scroll down to find out more about our different studios.


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  • Bike storage Bike storage
  • Transport links 15 min cycle Transport links 15 min cycle
  • Social spaces Social spaces
  • In-house gym In-house gym
  • Housekeeping Housekeeping
  • On-site laundry facilities On-site laundry facilities
  • Year-round events Year-round events
  • 24-hour security 24-hour security
  • Utilities included Utilities included
  • 100Mbps WiFi 100Mbps WiFi
  • On-site maintenance team On-site maintenance team
  • Study rooms Study rooms
  • Private dining room Private dining room
  • Games area Games area

Rooms & Prices

from €783/month
Our studios rooms at Nido Groningen are ideal for student life. Each studio comes with your own private ensuite bathroom and kitchenette. Select from a range of room sizes and floors in the residence to create your perfect room in Groningen. You can find all available rooms via the button below.


If you’re looking to make friends, there are plenty of social and games areas for you to enjoy, or if you want to have all your friends over you can book out our private dining room to host the perfect dinner party.

Plus, we offer multiple quiet study spaces, perfect for group projects or individual study time. Our super-fast WiFi is accessible anywhere in the building so you can study, relax or socialise anywhere you like.

After a long day of studying, you can enjoy yourself in our spacious gym, equipped with all tools and machines you need in order to stay in shape.

Nido Groningen is conveniently located with shops and supermarkets located on just a 3-minute walk, with everything you need for your daily shopping.

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Are you entitled to rent allowance?

You could be entitled to enjoy your modern studio and all the great social spaces at Nido Groningen, whilst receiving financial assistance from the Dutch government. If you like to stay at Nido Groningen for longer than 6 months and meet the criteria, you can apply for rent allowance.


Groningen Neighbourhood

With over 40,000 students based in Groningen, the city benefits from a contagious buzz of creativity and energy that when mixed with Groningen’s vibrant café culture, makes you feel a part of the city from the moment you arrive. Known for its tree-lined canals and refreshingly car-free city centre, this cycling crazy city is packed full of culture at every turn. If you’re looking for nightlife in Groningen, head to Poelestraat and the surrounding streets, especially if the sun’s out!

Just minutes from shops, bars, cafés and central Groningen, our Nido Groningen residence is the perfect place for student life. You’re close to several of the major colleges and universities in the city, including:

  • University of Groningen – Zernike Campus
  • Hanze University of Applied Sciences – Zernike Campus
  • University College Groningen
  • University of Groningen
  • Hanze University of Applied Sciences

It couldn’t be easier to get to and from lectures, pop back for lunch or to make use of the spacious study areas in between lectures. Live with us in Nido Groningen and you’ll be close to all that Groningen has to offer.


Hoogeweg 1 9746 TN Groningen
+ 31 6 27511390


The Free Cafe

The Free Café Groningen is a student project designed to reduce food waste in the city. Anyone can go along and the café makes dinners from food donations given by farmers, bakeries, markets and stores in Groningen, to help reduce local wastage. A brilliant project to make you feel good whilst munching on your free dinner and as it’s run by volunteers. You could always help out if you have some spare time too!

Van Oldenbarneveltlaan 6, 9716 EJ Groningen, Netherlands

The Free Cafe website

Brasserie Zernike

Located on the Zernike campus this truly is a student favourite for lunches and coffees. A relaxed eatery just minutes from Nido Groningen, serving some tasty healthy salads, toasted sandwiches and snack food in a chilled environment. Great if you need something quick and healthy between lectures.

Zernikepark 4, 9747 AN Groningen, Netherlands

Brasserie Zernike website

Old Town Groningen

With numerous bike and pedestrian friendly walkways, Old Town Groningen is a great place to relax and explore the city’s incredible architecture, packed full of wonderful buildings like the Neoclassical Town Hall or the renaissance Gold Office. Other highlights include the Huis Cardinaal and Prinsenhof.

Grote Markt, Groningen, Netherlands

Forum Cultural Centre

The Groninger Forum has recently opened and is Groningen’s new cultural centre, hosting a library, cinema and major parts of The Groninger Museum. It’s directly linked to Nieuwe Markt which has lots of new cafes and restaurants too, so this is a must visit when you arrive for your studies!

Hereplein, 73, 9711 GD Groningen

Forum Cultural Centre website

Shopping Centre Paddepoel

Just an 8-minute cycle from Nido Groningen, the Paddepoel has everything a student needs to keep up to date with a range of clothes, books and bike shops, trendy design and concept stores and plenty of hairdressers, eateries and bars. You’ll be spoilt for choice.

Eikenlaan 330, 9742 AP Groningen

Shopping Centre Paddepoel website

Zernike Campus

Situated just 2 minutes from the Nido Groningen residence, the Zernike Campus has everything you might need day to day. Pick up the essentials from the mini supermarket, grab a coffee from the espresso bar or even have your bike serviced while you’re in lectures.

Nettelbosje 2, 9747 AG Groningen, Netherlands

Zernike Campus website

University of Groningen

This University of Groningen Zernike campus is just a 2-minute cycle from Nido Groningen. You can roll out of bed and straight into lectures. Pop back to Nido Groningen for lunch or for some peaceful study space in between lectures.

University of Groningen, PO Box 72, 9700 AB Groningen, The Netherlands

University of Groningen website

Hanze University of Applied Sciences

Nido Groningen would be a great place to live if you’re a student at Hanze University of Applied Sciences, it’s just a 2-minute cycle ride from campus so getting to lectures couldn’t be easier.

Zernikeplein 7, 9747 AS Groningen, Netherlands

Hanze University of Applied Sciences website