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Student accommodation, flats and rooms for rent in Bologna

Student accommodation, flats and rooms for rent in Bologna

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Finding a student flat in Bologna can be a complicated task if you don't know how to do it. We are going to explain in a simple way some tricks to find an ideal accommodation in Bologna

Bologna is one of the main Erasmus destinations in Italy, characterized by being a student city with a great university atmosphere. Many students want to choose Bologna as a destination, however, very few get a place, since the offer is limited. Something very similar happens with the rental of accommodation, we recommend that you look in advance since the best apartments sell out quickly and the offer is scarce.

Student accommodation in Bologna

Bologna is located in the Emilia-Romagna region, one of the favorite places for students and young professionals who decide to stay for a season in Italy. Because of this, thousands of people are looking to rent cheap accommodation in Bologna, yet very few do. In Erasmus Play we have grouped all the accommodation offer available in Bologna to facilitate your search. You can easily compare the price of all the websites. Here are some of the best areas to live in Bologna:

Renting rooms in the center of Bologna

It is one of the best areas of Bologna to live, however, it is also the most expensive since it is located in one of the best locations in the Italian city, surrounded by emblematic buildings, historical monuments, University, etc. It is an area full of restaurants, bars and cafes where you can enjoy delicious Italian food at any time of the day. If you use our search engine you can find very well priced rooms for rent starting at € 350 per month.

Apartments for rent in Puertas San Vitale

This is an area highly chosen by students due to its location, it is very close to most of the faculties and the university area in general. The prices of the apartments for rent are lower than those in the city center and it is a good option to live in Bologna.

Accommodation in Santo Stefano

This is an area with a wide variety of accommodation and shared flats for international people. Thanks to its proximity to the University, many Erasmus students look for accommodation in this area. It is a very cozy area to live where there are places like the Piazza Santo Stefano and the Basilica Santo Stefano whose visit is mandatory.

Singolas rental in Bologna

In Italy the term “singolas” is widely used to refer to individual rooms for rent. In Bologna the price of this type of room is usually between € 350-400 per month, depending on the location and condition of the room. To find the best singolas in Bologna, you just have to enter our search engine and select the dates of your mobility, we will take care of the rest.

Erasmus accommodation in Bologna

Bologna is a city full of international students, from all over the world. You just have to take a walk through the University area to discover it, you will hear any language you can imagine being spoken. Generally, Erasmus students prefer to rent flats with other students because it is cheaper and it is also a beautiful experience to live. It allows you to connect with people from all over the world, improve your language level and grow personally.

Student apartments for rent in Bologna

In our search engine we put at your disposal the best accommodation for students in Bologna, so you do not have to waste time searching and comparing in countless websites. 

Here are the steps you must follow in order to reserve adequate accommodation in Bologna:

  • Set a monthly budget
  • Think about the needs you are going to have
  • Look for accommodation in well-connected areas and / or near the University
  • Compare all the accommodation in Erasmus Play
  • Book in a totally secure way on the website of our partner platforms.

University residence in Bologna

There are two types of students, those who prefer to live in shared flats and those who prefer to live in a student residence. But, Is it better to live in a student residence in Bologna? The answer is it depends. Each person is different and has different needs. To this must be added the economic budget of each family and what they are willing to spend on renting the accommodation.

In our search engine we have grouped the entire offer of residences and rooms in shared flats so that you can easily buy all prices and rent the ideal Erasmus accommodation.

Tips for living in Bologna if you are a student

Many young people do not know anything about Bologna before their arrival and that is wonderful because you have everything to discover during your experience in the Italian city. Here are some of the advantages of doing your Erasmus in Bologna, as well as some tips for you to take them into account before heading there:

  • It is advisable to buy a second-hand bicycle as soon as you arrive. It will not cost you more than € 30-40 and this will allow you to move quickly around the city.
  • The connection with the rest of Italian cities by train is very good, get ready to travel by train.
  • Almost every day of the week they have parties for Erasmus students with very cheap prices.
  • There is a wide variety of food (restaurants, bars, fast food, etc.) at all prices.
  • The language is easy to understand, however, we recommend that you study a little Italian before arriving to know the basic words.
  • We recommend that you look for accommodation in advance, since there are many students who are going to search and therefore good and cheap apartments are the ones that are reserved first.

Frequently asked questions about Bologna

How much does a student apartment cost in Bologna?

In Bologna the average rental price of a room goes from 300 euros onwards. Accommodation located in the city center will be priced slightly higher than in more remote areas. The same happens with accommodations near the Universities.

How to find cheap apartments in Bologna?

In Erasmus Play you will be able to quickly compare all the accommodation, apartments and rooms for students in Bologna on the main online platforms.

Where to live in Bologna?

We recommend that you look for a room, flat or apartment for students near the faculty. This will save you time and money on daily commutes in Bologna.

How much does a university residence cost?

In Bologna there are many residences for students. Average prices for university residences are 500 euros per month. Many of them include dining and cleaning services.

Why Erasmus in Bologna?

Bologna is the preferred city for Erasmus students. You can find a wide range of accommodation and select the one that best suits your tastes.

How much time do I look for accommodation?

Our recommendation is that you always search before choosing the destination of your mobility, so you can get an idea of ​​what life costs in each city. If you already know that your destination is Bologna , the sooner you look the better, since the best rooms for students sell out quickly.

Sharing a flat with other students in Bologna?

One of the options chosen by young people who move to the city of Bologna is to share a flat due to the cost of student accommodation. In this way they are able to reduce monthly expenses for rent, water and electricity.

How to find an apartment near the University?

Erasmus Play, through its personalized maps of Universities in Bologna, allows you to effectively search for student houses near any University of Bologna.