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Exchange student Housing Options

Housing option 1: Shared apartment in Iltakajo

Housing option 1: Shared apartment in Iltakajo

Iltakajo (address Krööpilänkatu 4) offers shared apartments for two or three people (in total 156 rooms). An fully an exchange student housing location where you can live with other students around the world.


  • 2 pers. shared apartment 351,01-354,28 € /month/person (including furniture fee)
  • 3 pers. shared apartment 330,03-330,62 €/month/person (including furniture fee)

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 kitchens is equipped with a fridge, oven and stove. The apartments are spacious, and almost all include either a balcony or a patio.

The apartments have been fully renovated in 2016–2018. The apartments are spacious, and almost all include either a balcony or a patio.

Hear it from our tenants!

What is it like to live in an Iltakajo apartment? Watch the video below and hear what exchange students Jade and Sophie had to say about the housing location in the autumn of 2023.


Iltakajo has a sauna, laundry room and club room for tenants to book.

The clubroom is spacious with kitchen and seating areas. Clubroom also has kitchen equipment, television and board games for tenants use.

Distances and nearby services

Iltakajo is located appx. 5km from the campus areas of the Universities in Turku and 7km from the Turku city centre.

There are excellent  bus connections to the city centre and the Universities. The busses leave every 10 minutes from 6 am to 9 pm and there are also some late night shifts. The trip to the city center or the university by bus takes about 30 minutes. There is also a Turku city bike stop next to the location where you can rent a bike (the fee is 6€/month). You can read more about the buss connections, city bikes and prices here.

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.

Welcome to study in Turku!

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