Past Events

Since 2011, The Class of 2020 is organising a yearly event on student housing in The Netherlands. On this page you can find all the information about the four previous editions.


The Class of 2020 hosted its 4th annual European Student Housing conference in Amsterdam on November 12, 2014. This year the theme was ‘Millennials take the Spotlight’. Over 260 international participants attended and 25 speakers shared their insights and discussed a broad range of topics in the field of student housing and higher education.


On November 13 2013 The Class of 2020 hosted its 3rd annual student housing conference themed ‘The Next European Renaissance: The rise of the university city’. Over 250 international participants and 24 speakers gathered in Amsterdam to discuss the future of student housing and higher education in continental Europe.

Check out the 2013 photo gallery for an impression of the conference day.



This year The Class of 2020 welcomed over 250 participants to discuss the investment opportunities in student housing. Over 40 speakers presented their state of the art insights in the market in break out sessions. At the end of the event the conference presented 10 conclusions. Want to know more about the 2012 event? Check the program.

To get an impression of the atmosphere at the event, take a look at the photos and videos  of the 2012 edition.


The conference members concluded the conference with a call for more quality and a wider choice for students and providers of student housing. The main achievement of the first edition of The Class of 2020: It brought a broad range of student housing professionals together. To get an impression of the atmosphere at the conference, visit the photo and video galleries.

Would you like more information about the program or the speakers? Follow the links!