Bergamo

Student accommodation, flats and rooms for rent in Bergamo

This city in the Lombardy region is located north of Milan, Italy. It is small, but with a lot of history in all its corners, with its cobbled streets of the Città Alta, its Venetian walls and its ancient buildings and monuments.

Bergamo is a quiet city, where the life of the inhabitants is usually relaxed and simple. But this does not mean that the environment for the student is boring, quite the contrary! Many young people move to this city to live their Erasmus experience, so there are always different activities to enjoy. Student life is very active thanks to the university, which welcomes many young internationals! In addition, being in the north of Italy, from Bergamo it is very easy to travel to nearby cities such as Venice, Milan, Turin, Verona, Bologna, among others.

It may be a small city, but the demand for flats and rooms from international students is high. If you are looking for student housing in Bergamo, we recommend that you do so in advance before arriving in the city. In this way, you will ensure a secure place with all the important details for you. In the Erasmus Play search engine, you will be able to see all the verified accommodations available from a multitude of platforms, as well as their characteristics, locations and prices.

Student apartments for rent in Bergamo 

The monthly price of apartments in Bergamo is usually expensive, which is why young internationals usually prefer to rent a room in an apartment shared with other students. In addition, there is a very wide cost range, ranging from € 650 to € 2000 for a two-bedroom apartment. In the Erasmus Play search engine, you will be able to see all the offers of complete apartments available, both for sharing and for studio purposes.

When you search, you have to compare the characteristics of each accommodation. Of course, most of the apartments are furnished and have basic appliances such as an oven, washing machine, microwave and refrigerator.

Student room for rent in Bergamo 

Are you looking for a cheap room for students in Bergamo? Keep in mind that the monthly cost of a room in a shared apartment in this Italian city ranges from € 250 onwards. The average is € 380 per month, but it can go up to € 600, always depending on the area in which it is located and the characteristics.

When searching for a room you have to pay attention to both its characteristics and those of the apartment itself. All rooms usually include a wardrobe, desk and bedding, although there may be some that have other details such as a balcony or their bathroom.

Student accommodation in Bergamo 

This Italian city may be small, but there are several convenient areas to find student accommodation. We inform you on the most chosen neighbourhood by international youth below:

Apartments for rent in Centro Pignolo 

This neighbourhood is the centre of the city and is located at the foot of the Città Alta (the old town). From here you will be able to easily reach all parts of Bergamo and other nearby cities since it is close to the Bergamo Central Train Station.

Apartments in Borgo San Leonardo 

Packed with bars, restaurants and cafes, this area is located southwest of the centre of Bergamo. It also has cobbled streets and colourful buildings that give it a very beautiful atmosphere.

Room for rent in the Stazione neighbourhood 

As its name suggests, this neighbourhood is where the city's Main Train Station is located. In addition, it is located just below the centre, so from here there is a very good connection with the rest of Bergamo.

Erasmus accommodation near the University of Bergamo 

Known as the Università degli Studi di Bergamo (UNIBG) in Italian, this institution has faculties spread over different parts of the city:

  • Città Alta (Upper Town): in the historic centre of the Upper City is the campus with the faculties of Humanities. It is better to look for accommodation in the city centre as it is usually cheaper than in the Upper Town.
  • In the area of ​​San Tomaso de Calvi are the buildings that have the faculties of Economics and Law. To live near this area, consider neighbourhoods like Canovine, Borgo San Leonardo, and Città Mercato.
  • Dalmine: in this area of ​​the southwest of Bergamo is the Faculty of Engineering. From the city centre, you will be able to get there in approximately 30 minutes by public transport. For this reason, you should look for accommodation in the centre of Bergamo, to have easier access and to be close to the entertainment venues.

University residence in Bergamo 

The University of Bergamo offers its students the possibility of staying in a residence hall. In it, you will be able to request a place for a room in a shared apartment, a studio apartment or an apartment with a separate room.

The price is generally € 350-370 for a single room and € 270-290 for a shared room. For its part, a studio apartment has a price of € 520 per month and an apartment with a room of € 600. These prices usually have the expenses included.

Frequently asked questions about Bergamo 

How much does a student room cost in Bergamo?
This type of accommodation usually goes from € 250 per month onwards, although that price can go up to an amount of € 600. For its part, the monthly average is € 380.
Why share a flat in Bergamo?
This alternative is usually the most chosen by students for two reasons. First, because it allows you to save on monthly rent and utility bills. Second, in this way, you will be able to share the experience more closely with other students who are in the same situation as you.
Where to live in Bergamo as a student?
There are several neighbourhoods that you can consider living in, such as Borgo San Leonardo, downtown Pignolo, Canovine, Stazione or Borgo Palazzo. We recommend that you identify where the faculty you are going to is located before choosing the area, to know that you will have easy access to it.
What is the approximate monthly expense for a student in Bergamo?
This always depends on the lifestyle of each one, how much you travel and what accommodation you choose. As an estimate, assuming you choose a room in a shared flat and adding expenses for food, leisure and cheap travel, think that you should have around € 500-550 per month.
Why go on Erasmus to Bergamo?
One of the biggest advantages of going to this city in Lombardy is learning Italian. In addition, the student environment in Bergamo is very dynamic and active, as there is usually a large concentration of students. You will also be able to travel to other nearby Italian cities affordably.

 

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