Graz

Student accommodation, flats and rooms for rent in Graz

Graz is the capital of Styria and the second-largest city in Austria. It is a university city, as it has more than four major universities. For this reason, thousands of students move to the city to attend these institutions, which generates a pleasant and fun student environment. 

This Austrian city is full of life, but its pace is relaxed. It has a very picturesque old town and is surrounded by natural landscapes, such as the famous Schlossberg mountain. It is also located in the centre of the European continent, making it a perfect starting point for travelling to other countries. 

Surely you are wondering, how much does it cost to live in Graz for students? Well, you have to know that, like any Austrian city, the cost of living is high. But from Erasmus Play we make the search for accommodation easier: you just have to enter our map and compare all the verified and available accommodation in this city. You will find yours easily!

Student apartments for rent in Graz

Finding an apartment for rent in the Austrian city is not complicated, but you do have to know the well-defined characteristics you want it to have, to find the one that best suits you. In Graz you will be able to rent a studio flat for one person or more people, as well as a flat with more rooms and capacity for more students. 

Keep in mind that, approximately, the price of renting apartments for students in Graz starts from € 480 for a studio and € 1500 onwards for a three-bedroom apartment.

Student room for rent in Graz

Renting a room in an apartment shared with other students is probably the most popular option for young people moving to Graz. There are two alternatives when choosing rooms for rent in this city: you can search for a private one for yourself or you can search for a shared one. The price of this last option is generally cheaper. 

As for the cost of the rooms, keep in mind that the price of a private room in a shared flat goes from € 325 onwards, in a neighbourhood a bit far from the centre. Besides, the average is € 420 per month.

Student accommodation in Graz

The price of student accommodation in Graz is usually quite high, so we recommend that you search and compare the different verified offers on Erasmus Play. Also, pay attention to the recommendations that we give you below:

Apartments for rent in the centre of Graz

The central and historic district of this Austrian city usually has quite high rental prices. An apartment for three people (but with one bedroom) has an approximate cost of € 1800 per month.

Apartments in the Geidorf neighbourhood

This neighbourhood is located north of the city centre, close to some universities. Here, a studio apartment has a cost that goes from € 650 per month onwards.

Rooms for rent in Lend and Gries

These two neighbourhoods are located to the west of the city, next to the centre. Depending on which part of them you are, it is the time it will take you to get there on foot or by tram. 

A room in a shared apartment has an average price of € 420 per month.

Erasmus accommodation near the universities of Graz

We advise you on which neighbourhoods are the best to live in near the different institutions:

Technological University of Graz (TU GRAZ)

This prestigious university has three different sites in the city where classes are taught by: Alte Technik, Neue Technik and Inffeldgasse. The closest and most convenient neighbourhoods to find accommodation are Innere Stadt and Sankt Leonhard, as well as the city centre.

University of Graz

This is the largest university in the Styrian region and the second oldest in Austria. The campus is very close to the city centre, heading East. Both the centre and the Geidorf neighbourhood are good options to find a flat or room for students near the University of Graz. Graz

University of Medicine

This institution was formerly part of the University of Graz. Its campus is also located next to the East of the city, in the eastern part of the Geidorf neighbourhood. This area is probably the most suitable for looking for accommodation near the Graz University of Medicine.

FH Joanneum

This is the University of Applied Sciences. One of the campuses is located to the west of the city of Graz, near the main bus station. The other two campuses are located in other cities in Styria. 

The Gries neighbourhood is a good option to find accommodation, as well as the city centre, since from a central point you can get there in 30 minutes on foot or by public transport.

University residence in Graz

There are several alternatives for student residences in the Austrian city. The price for a room with a shared kitchen and bathroom is approximately € 500 per month. Of course, keep in mind that in most of them you have to buy some essential objects for the house, such as sheets, pillows and dishes, when you enter to live. 

Frequently asked questions about Graz

How to find cheap student accommodation in Graz?
Access the Erasmus Play search engine, where you can compare the different verified accommodation offers. You will be able to set your monthly budget, as well as filter by the characteristics that you like the most.
How much does a student room cost in Graz?
The price depends on whether the room is private or shared. The first option has a cost that goes from € 330 per month onwards. Everything will depend on the area in which the apartment is located.
What are the best areas to live in Graz as a student?
Depending on the university you go to, it will be better to choose one area or another. However, neighbourhoods like the city centre, Geidorf, Lend and Gries are some of the most chosen by students.
What is the approximate monthly cost for a student in Graz?
The average cost, assuming you rent a room in a shared apartment, is about € 800 per month adding rent, food and some entertainment.
Why study in Graz?
This Austrian city is a quintessential university city, attracting thousands of students every year. That makes its student atmosphere very good, as well as its perfect location in Europe that allows you to travel comfortably.

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