The Slovak capital may seem like a very small city to go on Erasmus, but it will surely surprise you. It is a comfortable city (you can easily reach everything on foot or by public transport) and has a great university atmosphere, as it receives many international students every year.
Its location makes it perfect for travelling to other Eastern European countries, such as Hungary, the Czech Republic, Poland, Austria and Ukraine. Also, Slovakia itself has many beautiful natural and World Heritage sites to visit and it is very cheap to travel within the country as a student.
Are you looking for student accommodation in Bratislava? We recommend that you start your search as soon as possible, to find places with a good location, near the university, and at a good price. In the Erasmus Play search engine, you will be able to compare the offer of verified accommodation from different platforms and websites to find the ideal one for you.
This option is usually the most chosen by international students who move to live in Bratislava for a season. The price depends on different factors, such as the characteristics of each apartment and its location, as well as if it is a studio apartment or if it has more rooms. However, most are usually fully furnished and have basic appliances, such as a washing machine, refrigerator, microwave and oven.
The cost of a studio apartment goes from € 500 onwards, with an average of € 600 per month. For its part, an apartment with more rooms goes from € 540 onwards and can go up to € 1500 for an apartment with three bedrooms.
The supply of rooms for students in Slovak city is usually not very high. If you choose this alternative, you have to pay attention to both the characteristics of your room and the entire floor. The most expensive rooms, in general, are those that include a private bathroom or more than one shared bathroom per floor.
We recommend that you search for student rooms in Bratislava as soon as possible, as many young people are looking for this alternative and the options are quickly exhausted. When you find one that meets all your preferred characteristics, don't let it escape and book quickly through our Erasmus Play search engine.
When looking for accommodation in the Slovak capital, it is advisable to take into account which are the most recommended neighbourhoods to live in Bratislava. See them below:
This neighbourhood is the old town and historic centre of Bratislava. Here are many of the most beautiful places to see in the city and it is where the leisure places that students frequent are concentrated. An apartment in Stare Mesto has an average price of € 800 per month.
The Palisade area is located very close to the famous Bratislava Castle. It is a residential neighbourhood that has very nice views of the city. A flat here goes from € 540 onwards.
As we mentioned earlier, Stare Mesto is the old part of the city. This area is usually the most chosen by students to find a private room in a shared flat, to be close to universities and the most popular places of interest for young people.
The following are some of the most chosen universities in the city by international students to go on Erasmus, along with their locations to see which neighbourhoods are nearby and are convenient to find accommodation:
This is the oldest and largest technical university in the country. It is located north of the old part of the city, very close to the main train station, Hlavná Stanica.
This institution is located in the Stare Mesto district, the historical centre, near the old bridge of the city.
The campus of this university is located in Krásna Hôrka, northeast of the city centre. Some nearby neighbourhoods where you can look for accommodation are Vinohrady and Kalvária.
This institution is located in Petržalka, on the other side of the Danube river from the centre of Bratislava. That neighbourhood and the Ovsište area are good places to look for accommodation near this university.
Student residences in the Slovak capital have a very good atmosphere and different types of accommodation available. You can choose a private room or a shared one. Prices are usually cheap, less than € 400 per month for a private room. In some residences in Bratislava, you can choose to include half or full board, which will increase the monthly price.
|How much does a student flat cost in Bratislava?|
|This depends both on the location and its characteristics. A studio apartment has an average monthly cost of € 600 and a two-bedroom apartment has a price ranging from € 540 per month onwards.|
|How do find a cheap apartment in Bratislava for students?|
|Access the Erasmus Play search engine, where you will be able to compare between the different verified apartments available, filtering by their characteristics and prices. When you find the ideal one for you, don't expect them to rent it before you and book it online and secure.|
|What are the best areas to live in Bratislava as a student?|
|Probably the most chosen neighbourhood is the old part of the city, called Stare Mesto since the university atmosphere is concentrated there. However, other neighbourhoods to consider are Palisady, Podhradie, Hrad, and Petržalka.|
|What is the approximate monthly expense for a student in Bratislava?|
|This largely depends on the lifestyle you lead and the accommodation you choose, although prices are usually cheap. If you rent an apartment to share with other students and add food, transport, services and leisure, think that you should have around € 400-500 per month.|
|Why go on Erasmus to Bratislava?|
|The capital of Slovakia combines history and university atmosphere to perfection. It is a small town with a lot of charm and friendly local people. Its leisure offer is very varied, there is something to do every day of the week, and you can also travel easily and cheaply to nearby countries.|