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. In total TYS has around 7 000 apartment places in 18 different housing locations.
For exchange students TYS has around 350 apartment places in two housing locations:
Iltakajo (Varissuo area) and the Student Village (campus area). Read here for more detailed info about the housing options and housing areas. 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. You can find more information by clicking the boxes on the sidebar (right side).
Welcome to study in Turku!
When to apply
Application time for exchange students starts three months before arrival. For example the application time for autumn semester 2018 starts on the 1st of May 2018.
Semester times of housing
The housing agreement is made only for full semesters, meaning also that the rent is paid for the full semesters:
- For spring semester is 1/1/2018 – 31/5/2018
(from the beginning of January till the end of May)
- For autumn semester is: 1/8/2018 – 31/12/2018
(from the beginning of August till the end of December)
It is possible to apply housing for one or two semesters. It is also possible to apply housing for summer months, please contact the rental service about this.
If you have questions, you can contact us:
-contracts, offers, applications, etc.: email@example.com
-cleaning, apartment checks, conditions of the apartment, etc.: firstname.lastname@example.org
-rents, payments, deposits, etc.: email@example.com