Some students will need a visa. If you are admitted to Fontys Summer School and have paid the tuition fee, we will send you an invitation letter to confirm your admission and payment. This letter can be helpful in applying for a visa.
For more information on visa for the Netherlands follow this link.
The Student Hotel
Fontys has made arrangements with The Student Hotel for its Summer School Students in Eindhoven. Your private room includes a bathroom, a large comfy bed, a closet, a desk, a fully equipped shared kitchen and a personal bike.
- You can book your room for 35 euro (including VAT, excl City Tax) per night.
An other accomodation is 3BEBACKPACKERS. They have 4 and 8 bedroom dorms.
- Indication of the price: 25 euro per night (including VAT, excl City Tax).
During course days you’ll be offered free coffee and tea and some snacks for lunch. For your breakfast and evening meal you should count on spending approximately 20 euro per day.
All courses will take place at the Fontys TF campus, Ds. Th. Fliednerstraat 2, 5631 BN Eindhoven.
- The courses take place Monday till Friday, from 09:30 - 15:00 hrs.
Location Summer School
Ds. Th. Fliednerstraat 2, Eindhoven
(Public) Transport to and in Eindhoven
Directions from Amsterdam Schiphol airport tot Eindhoven
Depending on your date and time of arrival there is a direct train to Eindhoven, twice every hour, you can also travel to Utrecht, and change trains. The travel time is 1 hour and 15 minutes. https://www.rijdendetreinen.nl/en/departures More informnation about tickets: https://www.rijdendetreinen.nl/en/information/buying-train-tickets-netherlands You can buy the tickets in the central hall of the airport; the trainstation is downstairs the central hall of the airport. If you stay at the Student Hotel: it is a 2 minute walk from the Eindhoven railway station (exit center side). If you stay at another place: you can either walk or find a bus (busstation is at the north side of the railway station).
Transport in Eindhoven to Fontys campus
The distance from the Student Hotel to the campus of the Fontys Summer School is a 15 minute walk. From the hostel it’s double. You can walk via the beautiful park of the Technical University Eindhoven. Or you can (rent a) bike. A bike is inclusive if you stay at the Student Hotel. Renting a bike costs on average 8 euro per day. You can also travel by bus. If you plan to use the train or bus reguraly while staying in the Netherlands, we recommend buying an ‘anonymous OV-chipkaart’ (which can also be used on trams and metros). You can buy the OV-chipkaart at NS ticketing machines or the service desk. There is an one-time fee of EUR 7.50. Your OV-chipkaart is activated as soon as you have topped up its balance and used it to travel with NS. This can be done at an NS ticketing machine. If you want to travel by train, you need at least 20 euros worth of balance on your OV-chipkaart! You use the card to check in and check out. For more information, please check this website.
By train from the airport.
By bike in Eindhoven.