The Student Village Foundation of Turku (TYS) was founded in 1966 by the Student Union of Turku University. TYS builds, renovates, maintains and rents apartments for students and youth tenants in the Turku area. TYS has around 6 800 apartment places in 18 different housing locations, of which around 350 places are for exchange students in 4 different housing location.
Please note that the number of exchange student rooms is limited and is based on the agreement that TYS’s has with different universities. In the area of Turku there are several universities which have arriving exchange students.
Application time for exchange students starts three months before arrival, for Spring 2017 on 1st of October. All applications should be made using application form for exchange students. Please read all the instructions and information carefully. You can find more information about applying for accommodation, housing options as well as keys and arrival by clicking the boxes on sidebar.
Please note that double degree Master’s Students are considered as degree students, they need to apply with the normal application, not with the Exchange Student application.
The housing agreement is made only for full semesters, meaning also that the rent is paid for the full semesters:
The spring semester is from the beginning of January till the end of May
(1/1/2017 – 31/05/2017)
The whole academic year is from the beginning of January till the end of December
(1/1/2017 – 31/12/2017)
Apartment application for exchange students can be found here.