Flatshare in Aveiro

Shared apartments, spare rooms and roommates in Aveiro

type.private_room 19 373/month
type.studio 12 1290/month
stats.apartment.2 3 943/month
stats.apartment.3 1 1100/month

The student atmosphere in Aveiro is very active especially since the University of Aveiro is one of the main centres of research in Portugal. Hundreds of young people move to this Portuguese Venice to study.

Many other Portuguese also choose to study in Aveiro, because it is a fun city but quieter than, for example, Porto or Lisbon. Thanks to this, if you choose a shared flat you will surely have the possibility of living with Portuguese flatmates, being able to learn much more about their culture and lifestyle.

Advantages and disadvantages of sharing a flat in Aveiro 


Here below we share with you some of the pros and cons of living in shared flats in this Portuguese city:

Advantages of sharing a flat in Aveiro 

  • You will have the possibility to choose between a spare individual room and a shared room, being able to choose the one that best suits your budget and possibilities. You can also choose between rooms in private flats or residences.

  • There is a wide availability of rooms in Aveiro, so you will surely find one for you easily. Of course, when you find the ideal one, try to reserve it quickly so that they do not rent it before you.

Disadvantages of sharing a flat in Aveiro

  • Some apartments can have up to five rooms and a single bathroom, so their use can be complicated. If this is the case with your apartment, try not to monopolize, to allow others to use it as well.

  • In some cases, the apartments are old and not renovated, and it may also happen that the furniture is not in the best condition. Pay attention to the images to see what each accommodation includes.

Erasmus App for your exchange programme in Aveiro 

In the Apps for Erasmus+, you will not only have the possibility of accessing relevant information for the process of your exchange, but you will also find some recommendations about life in the city from young people who have lived there. One of these suggestions is that you join ESN Aveiro to further enrich your experience through different activities.

How to meet people in Aveiro


Living in a shared flat you will be able to take the opportunity to connect with your flatmates. In addition, use the following methods to meet more people in this Portuguese city:

Student associations in Aveiro

One of the associations with the most students in Aveiro is the ESN Aveiro, where they help newcomers with paperwork and other Erasmus aspects. Likewise, during the year they organize different activities so that students get to know each other and delve into Portuguese culture.

Facebook groups for Erasmus in Aveiro 

There are some Facebook groups where you will be able to ask for help to answer any questions you have and meet people who are going to be in Aveiro at the same time as you. You can also find the ESN Aveiro group, where you will be able to see the calendar of organized activities, such as theme parties, quiz nights, affordable trips, international dinners and excursions to nearby places.

WhatsApp groups for Erasmus in Aveiro 

If you want to be aware of what is happening in the city, introduce yourself and contact other students who have similar interests to yours, we recommend that you join the available WhatsApp groups. Surely you can suggest going for a drink at a bar in Praça do Peixe and finding someone who wants to join you!

Tips for living in a shared apartment in Aveiro

Keep these facts in mind when living in a shared flat in the Portuguese city:

  • The neighbourhoods or districts of the city are called freguesias. There is, for example, the parish of Sao Tiago, where the campus of the University of Aveiro is, or Glória next to the city centre.

  • Nightlife in Aveiro is not usually lively, there are few bars and clubs that are frequented by young people. For this reason, parties and nightly gatherings are often held in the apartments. Talk about this with your roommates so you don't bother them if you have friends over for the night.

Frequently asked questions about sharing a flat in Aveiro

How much does a shared flat cost in Aveiro?
The price of a shared spare room usually starts at €170 per person and that of a single room starts at €290 per month. An apartment with two or more rooms usually has a minimum of €800 per month.
Where to look for shared flats in Aveiro?
In Erasmus Play you will be able to compare shared rooms, single rooms and apartments with capacity for several partners. By setting filters and determining the maximum price, you will surely find the ideal accommodation for you easily.
How do I meet people in Aveiro?
In addition to making friends with your flatmates, we recommend that you join student associations such as ESN Aveiro, Facebook and Whatsapp groups that are available.
Share a flat or live alone in Aveiro?
We believe that the best thing would be to share a flat so that in this way you do not feel alone and you are accompanied on those days when you miss home. In addition, you can save on rent, investing that extra money in fun experiences and activities.
How to choose ideal roommates in Aveiro?
In general, the best scenario is when those who live in an apartment have similar lifestyles in terms of timetables, taste for parties and even interests and hobbies. This way, they will be able to understand each other better and avoid conflicts that may arise from coexistence between different cultures.