Do you need a visa or residence permit?

No visa or residence permit required

Students from the following countries do not need a visa nor a residence permit in order to enter the Netherlands and study at TU/e: countries of the European Union, Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein, Switzerland and Monaco.

Residence permit required

Students with the nationality of one of the following countries do not need to apply for a visa to enter the Netherlands, but do require a residence permit: 
Australia, New Zealand, Canada, the United States of America, Japan and South Korea.

Students with a valid residence permit from another Schengen country do not need to apply for a visa to enter the Netherlands, but do require a residence permit.
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All other nationalities require a visa and residence permit.

Are you a joint degree/double degree student?

Due to Directive 2016/801 immigration procedures have changed as of 23 May 2018. 

If your entry university is TU/e
Your first year will be at TU/e and your second year will be in another EU country that participates in Directive 2016/801
TU/e will apply for a residence permit for the entire period of your studies (for both countries) + 3 months extra.
You will also receive together with your residence permit an additional document with which you do not need to apply for a separate residence permit for the second country.

If your exit university is TU/e: 
Your second year will be at TU/e. Your stay in the Netherlands will be longer than 360 days. The Directive 2016/801 I not applicable to you.
TU/e will apply for a Dutch residence permit for you.