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Application period for Tyyssija´s apartments has begun – see the instructions for applying!

By 1.10.2021November 10th, 2021No Comments

The apartments of the new heart of Turku Student Village, Tyyssija, will be completed at the turn of the year 2021-2022 at Inspehtorinkatu 12, 20540 Turku! New tenants will be able to move into housing locations apartments on 3rd January 2022.

Tyyssija will have a total of 186 apartments, most of which are studios:

Apartments for one person

23.5-27 m2 kitchen-living room, rent EUR 380.70-450.90 per month, a total of 156 apartments

29.5 m2 alcove + kitchen-living room, rent EUR 492.65 per month, a total of 3 apartments

30.5 m2 one bedroom + kitchen-living room, rent EUR 509.35 per month, a total of 3 apartments

Apartments for one to two person(s)

One bedroom + kitchen-living room 35.5-47 m2, rent EUR 539.60-681.50 per month, a total of 24 apartments

Please note! Apartments smaller than 34 m2 are for one person only. Some of the apartments have a limited view, which has been taken into consideration when defining the rent. The rent includes electricity, Internet connection, and use of the shared sauna four times per month. Water is invoiced according to consumption.

In addition to the apartments, the tenants have the use of storage and sauna facilities as well as shared facilities for the use of the tenants of Tyyssija and nearby housing locations.

The service selection in the Student Village area will also expand, as Arkea’s student restaurant and CampusSport gym will be launched as new services at the property, and the K-Kylänvalinta convenience store and TYS Housing Office will also move to the property.

You can find additional information and frequently asked questions on Tyyssija at

How to apply?

The application period for Tyyssija apartments is open from 1st October to 10th November 2021. Anyone studying full-time in post-comprehensive school educational institutes in Turku can apply for the apartments.

Here are the instructions for applying for the Tyyssija apartments:

  1. Fill in a housing application at the TYS website ( and add Tyyssija as well as your desired apartment type(s) to your application. Also remember to add the required attachments to your application, for example a valid study certificate.
  2. Also fill out a separate form at . Please add the same e-mail on the form that you have used in your housing application.
  3. Please note! It is the applicant’s responsibility to make sure their application is active, contains the required attachments, and that they have filled the separate form prior to the housing lottery! Only applicants who have submitted the housing application, the form and the necessary attachments will be included in the lottery of the Tyyssija apartments.

Housing lottery and apartment offers

Tenants for new apartments will be selected from among the applicants by drawing lots. Event where the results of  will be published is going to be held on 17th November starting at 4pm online. More detailed information on participation in the lottery result publishing event will be published later on TYS’s website and sent to all applicants by e-mail, before the event.

Tenant selection will take place as a lottery in two separate categories: apartments for one person and apartments for one to two person(s). Tenants have no choice on the type or size of apartments they apply for within their categories.

One fifth of one-person apartments and one fifth of two-person apartments will go as internal transfers to applicants who are current TYS tenants, while the rest of apartments will go to new applicants not yet housed by TYS. In addition, some reserve places will be drawn in case of cancellations.

Only applicants who have submitted the housing application, the form and the necessary attachments will be included in the lottery of the apartments.

If an applicant wins both a one-person and a one-to-two-person apartment in the lottery, they will only be offered one apartment. The applicant has no choice over which apartment is offered.

After the lottery publishing event, apartment offers will be sent to those who won an apartment in the lottery, and the offer must be accepted within four days. After this deadline, the apartment offer is cancelled and sent to an applicant who won a reserve place in the lottery. If an applicant rejects an apartment from the lottery, they will be returned to the housing queue, and the apartment is offered to an applicant on the reserve list. The apartment offer will not be sent to an applicant who has provided incorrect information on their application or the separate form.