Shared apartments, spare rooms and roommates in Foggia
Flatshare in Foggia

Shared apartments, spare rooms and roommates in Foggia

type.private_room 1 170/month

Even though this Italian city does not have a large number of leisure options or places to visit, international students often take advantage of the experience to fully enjoy everything that Foggia and the surroundings have to offer. You can take the opportunity to go to the beach, to visit National Parks and to visit other cities, such as Naples or Bari. To take even more advantage of everything you can do, we recommend that you choose to live in a shared apartment, which will help you save on rent. In addition, living with roommates will make your experience even more fun, regularly having other young people to make plans with.

Advantages and disadvantages of sharing a flat in Foggia

Here are some of the highlights of life in shared flats in the Italian city:

Advantages of sharing a flat in Foggia

  • You have a lot of options to choose from: spare rooms in private shared flats or residences, as well as single rooms or shared rooms, shared between two or three students. You can also select an entire apartment with several rooms and search for your roommates.

  • There are many shared accommodations available in convenient areas for students, such as the historic centre, the Quartieri Settecenteschi, Rione Biccari and Rione Camporeale.

Disadvantages of sharing a flat in Foggia

  • Some rooms do not include bed linen in their characteristics, so you will have to bring it from home or buy it when you arrive in the city.

  • You have to reach an agreement with your roommates about the use of heating in winter and air conditioning in summer, especially if its cost is not included in the rental price.

Erasmus App for your exchange programme in Foggia

There are some apps that you can use to make your exchange process as smooth as possible. In these apps for Erasmus+, you will be able to access a lot of useful information, including instructions for procedures, paperwork, and advice from other young people. One of the tips given by students from previous years is to be careful when crossing the street since cars are often not used to slowing down to give way.

How to meet people in Foggia

One of the best ways to meet people when you arrive in the Italian city is to befriend your flatmates since with them you will share the day-to-day in the apartment. You can also consider the following options:

Student associations in Foggia

Erasmus students usually associate with the ESN ASE Foggia, because there they receive support with the procedures to do upon arrival. In addition, it is a very good way to meet people in the Italian city, as they organize a lot of activities and events throughout the year to help students integrate.

Facebook groups for Erasmus in Foggia

In the ESN ASE Foggia group, you will be able to see the calendar with the plans you can join, which usually include excursions to nearby forests, international dinners, sunsets with DJ sets, and theme parties such as cosplay and sports evenings. You will also find the IC Foggia group, another association for international students.

WhatsApp groups for Erasmus in Foggia

Surely you will find several options to join WhatsApp groups with other students in the Italian city, both in associations and in Facebook groups. Take the opportunity to be in more direct contact with other young people, being able to propose plans such as trips to the beach or picnics in Piazza Cavour.

Tips for living in a shared apartment in Foggia

Keep in mind the recommendations you have below::

  • We suggest that you identify in which area of ​​the city the faculty you will be attending is, since the “polos (campuses)” are scattered throughout the city.

  • Take advantage of the savings on rent to have the rest of your student budget and do more activities and plans, including going to the beaches and spending hot days more enjoyably.

Frequently asked questions about sharing a flat in Foggia

How much does a shared flat in Foggia cost?
This depends on the type of spare room you choose since it can be individual or shared, the latter being able to be between two or up to three people. The cost usually ranges from €150 and up per person and is always subject to the characteristics of the flat on which the room is located.
Where to look for shared flats in Foggia?
We recommend that you do it in the Erasmus Play search engine, where you will find both single rooms and shared rooms and entire flats in which you will be able to select your roommates.
How to meet people in Foggia?
You can join different associations, such as ESN ASE Foggia and IC Foggia, and participate together with other young people in the activities and plans they organize. You will also be able to connect with people in the different Facebook and WhatsApp groups that are available.
What to ask before entering a shared flat in Foggia?
Depending on the season you will be there, you have to ask if the flat has heating or air conditioning. The temperature is very high in summer and low in winter, so you should look for a well-conditioned apartment.
What should I take into account when entering a flat share in Foggia?
You have to find out what the lifestyle of your roommates is, to find out if they are compatible with each other. We also recommend that you figure out what the general rules of the apartment are regarding cleaning, visits, smoking, parties, etc.