Find Accommodation in Europe

When moving abroad the biggest issue coming across is accommodation. Overall it’s a big change for students and housing becomes an integral part of it. We have to decide where to live, with whom to live, and how this will happen. Usually, accommodation is the first thing that pops up into mind when considering education from abroad but the final decision is affected by several factors whether it be budget, distance, or personal preferences. For the first time, it can be difficult to deal with things but with time and guidance, it can be managed considerably. University housing can be one of the best options and not exhaustive as they come in right after the acceptance of the admission offer. But when considering preferences students are bound to choose options that are best suited both in terms of convenience and budget.

In the interest of saving time, location plays a major role in choosing places to live, neighborhood safety is considered to be the ideal location filter along with the distance from University or the college campus.

Preferably students are asked to choose between two important aspects of housing that is to be furnished or unfurnished. Buying and selling furniture is considered to be a time-consuming affair and creates trouble in the process of integrating into a new place. Sneak peeks at the availability of utilities significantly play an important role in making a choice.

Here are some of our findings that will help you in guiding through all your accommodation-related doubts!!?

IQ STUDENT ACCOMMODATION

It is in user-friendly tracking app that allows residents to keep track of the maintenance request and payment details regarding their residency. It is quite impressive as they provide several options to apply for residency on a semester basis to the students there with no compulsion for a yearly subscription. It has a specifically designed user-oriented interface encouraging residence to get involved in it. It has around 60 buildings usually within the walking distance from the university campuses in almost 27 cities of the UK. The IQ app keeps a track of almost every minute detail of a residency right fr0om laundry, parcel and even supports online shopping facilities. They have several reward policies to encourage more and more application.

EXPENSES- vary according to the city/town. For instance, in Oxford, it starts with almost £ 300 per week whereas in Kingston one can get accommodations from £200 per week.

AFS- ACCOMMODATION FOR STUDENTS.COM

It is potentially one of the most preferable options on the list. It is easy to find and does not require any unnecessary details for accommodation. Definitely has the best interface compartmentalized in such a way that it becomes quite easy to set preferences. It doesn’t create any room for confusion by providing quick links to navigate out of the bizarre. It definitely has more options and mostly provides private housing. The locations of the houses are set in many different locations around UK 123 opening the way to a lot of options. Students can also search for other housing facilities like a flat studio or a hall.

EXPENSES- Depends on the type and area of accommodation, private housing or housemates, and also the city/town. For instance in London- starts with £120 per week in a 3-bed accommodation.

DAFT.IE (FOR ACCOMMODATION IN DUBLIN AND IRELAND)

The website allows students to search for their accommodation according to the universities and colleges where they will be provided with the list of available options to choose preferably. The website allows users to keep a check on the distance from the residential house to the college or university by every possible means. The best part about the website is it allows students to buy lease rent shares and even mortgage houses. It is one of the most feasible and helpful websites for students studying abroad.

EXPENSES- double shared rooms start with €100 per week. Shows affordable options as the student can add a filter in the search bar with minimum and maximum price range.

LONDONIST

It provides students accommodation for only students in London across four different locations Highbury, King Cross, Kentish Town, and Old Street. While marking booking for accommodation minimum of four days is a basic criterion. It provides its residents with some basic perks like CCTV Surveillance, Security 24×7, Housekeeping, Wi-Fi, Personal Mailbox, Heating, Cooking Facilities, And Also Has Several Refreshment Areas Attached Like Gym, Karaoke Room, Entertainment Area, Cinema Room, Computer Labs.

Here expenses start from £200.

AIRBNB

It provides accommodation for students, travelers, and tourists for holiday, leisure, and business purposes. The house, cabinets, and beaches can be preferably chosen for accommodation. They also provide their residents with options to choose between mountain, culture, or art.  The rent varies from city to cities and charges are applicable on daily basis. Definitely, a got to the website for all exchange students looking for accommodation and campus visiting students who won’t make it there for the entire semester.

City – Wohnen: Wohnen auf Zeit in Hamburg

A customized site for well-furnished spacious and family-friendly apartments in Hamburg-Altona alsenplatz. It has several buildings available across the city only for non-smokers and only allows cats as pets. It has a garden area attached to it at every place. It provides it, residents, with all basic facilities including TV with cable connections courtyard dishwasher, oven, microwave, fridge freezer. The flat rent includes all the utility fairs with the initial deposit of 5000 Euro. Rental period there is to be minimum of three months and suitable for 4 people sharing.

Uni places

It provides a list of budget-friendly places available for renting purposes with detailed verification. Highly secure and trustworthy site published for every range of accommodation searches. The places can be searched accordingly with university names or city preferences. They also rent studios for students along with flats. The expenses here depend on the accessibility provided to their residents by the place owners.

STUDENTENHAUS DANHO

It provides semi and fully furnished houses to students moving to Zurich. All rooms are simply furnished and have a sink with running water (hot and cold) and a mirror with cabinets attached. The interior is complemented with a Bed along with a mattress, duvet, pillows, two duvet covers, table, chair, table lamp, wardrobe, bookshelf, trash can, a fridge, and a Wi-Fi service connection. The price varies with the preference of living with a partner or single. It is also affected by some leisure equipment that adds to the cost of charge accordingly. No deposit is required at the time of registration