How expensive is it to live in Leiden as a student?

Renting a room via a large housing association such as DUWO starts at 350 euros a month. Renting via private landlords is often more expensive. If you're a student and you're renting a room via the Leiden University Housing Office, rent varies depending on the type of accommodation.  A single room or single studio is usually between 500 and 750 euros a month, whereas a shared room is between 350 and 390 euros a month.