The Student Village Foundation of Turku (TYS) builds, renovates, maintains and rents apartments for students in the Turku area. In total TYS has around 7 000 apartment places in 18 different housing locations. For exchange students TYS has total 360 rooms 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 and 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).
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When to apply and housing semesters
Application time for exchange students starts three months before arrival. For example the housing application time for autumn semester 2018 starts on the 1st of May 2018. We recommend applying as soon as the application opens.
***Updated 31.5.2018: At this point all TYS’s exchange student rooms are fully booked for autumn semester 2018!
The housing agreement is made only for full semesters (the rent is paid for the full semesters):
- For autumn semester is: 1/8/2018 – 31/12/2018 (from the beginning of August till the end of December)*
- For spring semester is 1/1/2019 – 31/5/2019 (from the beginning of January till the end of May)
All applications are submitting online by using application form for exchange students. Please read all the instructions and information carefully before starting to fill in the application. This application form is meant for those arriving via official exchange student programs and whose student status will be confirmed by the arrival university.
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.
*For autumn 2018 there is one building in Iltakajo coming from a renovation and these leases will start on the 24th of August 2018 (if you are interested of these rooms please write this on the comment field of the application form). The starting and ending dates of leases are mentioned in the housing offer.
If you have questions, you can contact us:
-contracts, offers, applications, etc.: firstname.lastname@example.org
-cleaning, apartment checks, conditions of the apartment, etc.: email@example.com
-rents, payments, deposits, etc.: firstname.lastname@example.org