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Flats, rooms and residences near the UNIBO
Student accommodation near the University of Bologna

Flats, rooms and residences near the UNIBO

Private rooms Bologna 629 774/month
Residences Bologna 12 1074/month
Studios Bologna 541 1165/month
Apartments Bologna 914 1924/month

This prestigious university receives some 90,000 students each year thanks, in part, to the fact that it has a very good reputation worldwide. Among the students who have taken classes at the University of Bologna we find world-renowned characters like Enzo Ferrari, Erasmus from Rotterdam, Nicolaus Copernicus and Dante Alighieri. This institution has several campuses in Italy, so we tell you everything you need to know so that you can find accommodation near the University of Bologna easily.

Flats and rooms near the University of Bologna

If you want to save on transportation and time to get to classes, you should look for accommodation near the University of Bologna. Of course, you have to know that this institution has campuses in different Italian cities, so the best areas to live in depend on which one you are going to.

Where is the University of Bologna located?

We tell you where the different campuses of this institution are:

Bologna Campus

In the centre of this city, in the Città Universitaria, is the main campus of UNIBO, having been the first to be founded. It has departments such as Biology, Agricultural Chemistry, Law, Computer Science and Engineering, Statistical Sciences, among others.

Forlì Campus

The Forlì campus is in the historic centre of this city, within the downtown ring. Here are the schools of Languages, Literature, Translation and Interpretation, Political Science and Economics, Administration and Statistics.

Cesena Campus

In this one are the schools of Engineering and Architecture, and the one of Psychology and Formation Sciences. This campus is located north of the city centre, next to the main train station.

Rimini Campus

Located in the centre of this city, on the Rimini campus, you will find the schools of Pharmacy, Biotechnology and Movement Sciences, as well as Economics, Administration and Statistics.

Ravenna Campus

It is located in the centre of the city and the classes of the School of Letters and Cultural Assets are taught here.

Best neighbourhoods to live in near the UNIBO

The following are some of the neighbourhoods that you can consider when looking for a flat near UNIBO:

The centre of Bologna

In this area of ​​the city, the most frequented places by young people are concentrated, you will have something to do all the time! Also, here is the main headquarters of UNIBO. However, this makes the rental price higher than in other parts of the city that are further away.

San Donato (Bologna)

This area is more affordable than the city centre, being only about 20 minutes on foot (or 15 by public transport) from the University. It has many affordable bars, restaurants and shops, as well as places to play sports, theatres and cinema.

The centre of Forlì

If the campus you are going to is in this Italian city, you should choose accommodation in the centre, remember that from the furthest point of the centre of Forlì to UNIBO there is a maximum of 30 minutes on foot. In addition, this city has a quieter atmosphere and here you will be very close to the leisure and restaurant venues most frequented by students.

The centre of Rimini and San Giuliano a Mare

From these two neighbourhoods, you will be near the Rimini campus of UNIBO. In the centre, you will be able to enjoy most of the bars and restaurants, as well as the entertainment venues most frequented by young people. On the other hand, in San Giuliano a Mare you will be closer to the city's beaches.

Student residences near the University of Bologna

The UNIBO has residences for students in the cities where it is represented, all of them with good locations and close to the corresponding campuses generally. Of course, it is usually difficult to find a place in these residences, so you should request it well in advance.

Erasmus in the University of Bologna

Some facts to keep in mind:

  • Being a UNIBO student, you will be able to request for free the Young ERcard, to obtain discounts and benefits in different cities that belong to the Emilia-Romagna region. The adhered spaces can be from the area of ​​health, sports, culture and entertainment, restaurants, shops, and even bicycle repair!
  • Bologna is the student city in Italy per excellence, so the fun atmosphere here is guaranteed. Of course, you also have to make sure to look for accommodation in advance to be able to choose one that is convenient for you.

FAQ about the University of Bologna

Where do University of Bologna students live?

Young people tend to choose the centre of the city where their campus is located, since that way they will be close to it. Of course, in cases like Rimini you can live in San Giuliano a Mare to be close to the beaches, and in Bologna a good option is San Donato, which is a little more affordable than the centre.

What’s near the University of Bologna?

The campuses of the different cities are located in central areas, so the University of Bologna is usually close to the places of leisure, restaurants and interest most frequented by students. You will also be close to the train stations to be able to travel with ease.

Which are the best Apps for Erasmus students at the UNIBO?

One of the most convenient apps for your mobility is Erasmus Play. In it, you will be able to find accommodation for students near UNIBO and connect with other young people who will be in this institution at the same time as you.

What campuses does UNIBO have?

It has five different campuses in Italy: the main one is in the city of Bologna and the others are in Rimini, Forlì, Cesena and Ravenna.

How is student life at UNIBO?

This institution welcomes many students every year thanks to its reputation, and it is one of the most chosen by young people to do Erasmus in Italy. Thanks to this, the student atmosphere in its cities is very lively. Of course, keep in mind that the other cities are usually quieter than Bologna, but there are still many young people.