TYS has two exchange student housing locations with shared apartments:
- Iltakajo (address Krööpilänkatu 4) offers shared apartments for two or three people (in total 156 rooms) in the A, B and C buildings. The apartments have been fully renovated in 2016–2018. The apartments are spacious, and all include either a balcony or a patio.
- Student Village East offers shared apartments for three people (in total 54 rooms) around the area. The apartments are spacious, and all include a french balcony.
Both locations have a sauna, laundry room and common room to be used by tenants.
Iltakajo is fully an exchange student housing location where you can have a full exchange student experience living with other students around the world and Student Village houses international and Finnish students.
Iltakajo is located in the Varissuo district near excellent services. In the Varissuon liikekeskus, just a couple hundred metres away, you can for example find grocery stores, a post office, a gym, restaurants, pubs and stores where you can buy household items. There´s also good bus connections to the city centre and the Universities (you can read more about the connections and prices here).
The Student Village is located near the the Universities and the city centre. The location is very close to the TYS Housing Office, a grocery store, a Föli city bike station, spa hotel Caribia and great outdoor recreation opportunities. The east side of the Student Village also has an outdoor gym for tenants.
In a shared apartment live 2-3 persons, usually of same sex. If wished, it’s also possible to apply for a mixed shared apartment, for example together with a student friend of opposite sex (only possible in Iltakajo). If you are arriving with a spouse please contact TYS beforehand, there is one apartment in Iltakajo with 37m2 suitable for a couple.
Every tenant has an own lockable bedroom in the apartment. The kitchen, bathroom and hallway are shared. The total sizes of shared apartments are 46,5-69 m2, depending if it is meant for 2 or 3 persons. The bedrooms have basic furniture; standard size single bed (80*200 cm) with mattress, desk, chair, lamp, bookshelves and wardrobe. The kitchens is equipped with a fridge, oven and stove. Please note that the the plan drawings differ according to each apartment, please see the exact plan drawing provided in the housing offer.
Rents in Iltakajo shared apartments:
2 pers. shared apartment 325 €/month/person (including furniture fee)
3 pers. shared apartment 305 €/month/person (including furniture fee)
1 apartment 37 m2 (bedroom+kitchen, suitable for a couple) 500 €/month (including furniture fee)
Rents in Student Village East shared apartments:
3 pers. shared apartment 325 €/month/person (including furniture fee)
The exact rent is informed in the housing offer.