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Studio apartments

All basic degree students may apply for studio apartments. Studios have a limited occupancy time of 5 years. The demand for studio apartments is very high and the waiting time for studio apartments might be several months or even a year.

Studio apartments are always rented to one person. A studio consists of a room, kitchen/cooking space and a bathroom. Studios are rented unfurnished, but usually wardrobes are provided. There are refrigerator, freezer and stove in kitchen.

  • To whom: Single applicants, post-graduate students cannot apply for studio apartments
  • Location: Helsinki and Espoo mainly
  • Apartment rent: approx. 450 – 660 euros
  • Apartment size: approx. 19 – 46 m2
  • Pets: You can have a pet in a studio apartment
  • Occupancy time: 5 years, you cannot re-apply for a studio apartment once you have used up the time of occupancy

Studio with shared kitchen

Studio with shared kitchen is a one-person apartment with its own bathroom. The kitchen is shared with 12–16 other tenants living in the same floor/stairway. The idea behind shared kitchen is to bring all the tenants of the floor together and enhance the sense of community between neighbours.

with shared kitchens are rented unfurnished but refrigerator and wardrobes are provided. The shared kitchen has a table,  stools and basic kitchen equipment. There is also a microwave in studios with a common kitchen located on Haukilahdenkuja. In some apartments there is also a hotplate, shelves, a table or wall-mounted cabinets.

In order to apply for a studio with shared kitchen, choose studio in your apartment application and then choose studio with shared kitchen.

  • To whom: Single applicants, post-graduate students cannot apply for studio apartments
  • Location: Helsinki: Haukilahdenkuja 15, Maakaari 1, Välimerenkatu 5
  • Apartment rent: approx. 520 – 550 euros
  • Apartment size: approx. 23 – 28 m2
  • Pets: Pets are not allowed in studios with shared kitchen
  • Occupancy time: 5 years, you cannot re-apply for a studio apartment once you have used up the time of occupancy

Studio with mini kitchen

Studio with a mini kitchen is a one-person apartment with an own room, a mini kitchen and a bathroom. The equipment found in the mini kitchen is the same as in a kitchen, except for an oven, which is not included in the mini kitchen.

In the Maakaari and Haukilahdenkuja studios, the mini kitchen also has the possibility of using a common kitchen. The idea of the common kitchen is to bring the residents of a stairway together and advance the sense of communality of neighbours.

In order to apply for a studio with a mini kitchen, choose studio in your apartment application and then choose studio with mini-kitchen.

  • To whom: Single applicants, post-graduate students cannot apply for studio apartments
  • Location: Helsinki: Haukilahdenkuja 15, Leppäsuonkatu 7, Maakaari 1, Pietari Kalmin katu 1, Pohjoinen Rautatiekatu 29, Espoo: Servinkuja 5
  • Apartment rent: approx. 510 – 560 euros
  • Apartment size: approx. 26 – 39 m2
  • Pets: You can have a pet in a studio with mini kitchen
  • Occupancy time: 5 years, you cannot re-apply for a studio apartment once you have used up the time of occupancy

Furnished studio with shared kitchen

A furnished studio with shared kitchen is a one-person apartment with its own bathroom. The kitchen is shared with 12–16 other tenants living in the same corridor. The idea behind shared kitchen is to bring people together and enhance the sense of community between the neighbours. It is easy to get to know your neighbours and make new friends in the shared kitchen.

Furnished studio is very suitable for students who are moving to Helsinki from farther away. Furnished studios with shared kitchens have basic furniture, refrigerator and wardrobe. The shared kitchen has a table and stools.

In order to apply for a furnished studio with shared kitchen, choose studio in your apartment application and then choose furnished studio with shared kitchen.

  • To whom: Single applicants, post-graduate students cannot apply for studio apartments
  • Location: Helsinki: Välimerenkatu 5
  • Apartment rent: approx. 520 – 550 euros
  • Apartment size: approx. 24 – 31 m2
  • Pets: Pets are not allowed in furnished studios with shared kitchen
  • Occupancy time: 5 years, you cannot re-apply for a studio apartment once you have used up the time of occupancy

Furniture:

  • bed and mattress
  • desk and chair
  • set of drawers
  • shelf
  • blackout curtains
  • ceiling light
  • desk lamp
  • dust pan set
  • bin
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