Klagenfurt

Student accommodation, flats and rooms for rent in Klagenfurt

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Klagenfurt is a city located in the south of Austria, in the federal state of Carinthia. It is located on the shores of Lake Wörthersee, which gives it a very relaxed atmosphere. Klagenfurt is ideally located for travelling to the rest of Austria and other nearby countries such as Italy, Slovenia and Hungary.

This Austrian city is very calm and relaxed, thanks to the fact that it is situated between lakes and mountains. Most of the activities that young people usually do in Klagenfurt are during the day, taking advantage of the outdoor spaces. For this reason, keep in mind that if what you are looking for is an Erasmus with many parties, Klagenfurt is probably not the ideal destination for you. However, there are some discos and the ESN organizes various events and parties during the semester.

Are you looking for student accommodation in Klagenfurt? We invite you to keep reading! In this article, we will tell you everything you have to take into account to find the ideal accommodation for you simply and quickly.

Student apartments for rent in Klagenfurt

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One of the types of accommodation that you will find in Klagenfurt are apartments that have space for one person or a couple. These are studio-type apartments, which would be completely for you, that is, you will not have to share a bathroom, kitchen or living room. On the other side are the apartments with more than one room, which can accommodate several students. In these, the common areas are shared among those who live there, so you will have your own room and share the other common areas with your housemates.

As a general rule, studio flats have a higher cost per person than shared apartments with several students. The latter usually go from € 600 for one with three rooms and studio flats usually cost € 350-400 per month approximately.

Student room for rent in Klagenfurt

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Are you looking for a cheap room for students in Klagenfurt? Know that in this Austrian city you will find both individual and shared rooms. 

Generally, shared rooms are cheaper than single rooms. As a reference, the cost of shared rooms usually starts at € 200 per person and single rooms usually start at € 300 per month.

Most of the rooms that you will find in Klagenfurt are fully furnished and have everything necessary for each student, also in the case of shared rooms. Each of them usually has at least one bed, desk, chair and closet. However, we suggest that you read the description carefully in case the room has any detail that differentiates it, such as a balcony or private bathroom.

Student accommodation in Klagenfurt

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Here are some of the most chosen areas by international students to live during their international mobility experience in Klagenfurt, both for its location, near the most interesting places for young people, and the university.

Apartments for rent in St. Martin

This neighbourhood is ideal for those students who are going to Alpen Adria University. It is located between the centre of Klagenfurt and Lake Wörthersee, so from here you will be able to access most of the places of interest quickly.

Apartments in Innere Stadt

The downtown is one of the highest concentrated neighbourhoods with leisure and catering venues for young people. From here you will be able to reach the different universities and faculties easily with public transport or on foot.

Rooms for rent in St. Veiter Vorstadt

This area is located north of the city centre. Here is one of the campuses of the University of Applied Sciences of Carinthia, so the area is usually full of students.

Erasmus accommodation near Klagenfurt universities

Most young people who come to Klagenfurt to live their Erasmus experience choose one of these two universities to study:

Alpen Adria University (AAU)

The main campus of this institution is located west of downtown, very close to Lake Wörthersee. It is one of the few universities in Austria that has a campus in which all its faculties are, you will be able to enjoy many green spaces. It is located about 20 minutes away from the centre of Klagenfurt.

University of Applied Sciences of Carinthia

This institution has two campuses in the city of Klagenfurt:

  • Campus Primoschgasse: Here the classes of the faculties of Engineering, IT, and some of those of Health Sciences and Social Work are taught. It is located southeast of the city centre and has a good connection by public transport with it.
  • Campus Klagenfurt – St. Veiterstraße: On this campus, you can find the faculties of Health Sciences and Social Work, in conjunction with the other campus. It is located north of the old town of Klagenfurt, a few minutes walk from it, next to the university hospital.

University residence in Klagenfurt

The various universities in this Austrian city offer international students some residences where they can apply for a place. In general, the type of accommodation corresponds to an individual or shared room, but each of them has different characteristics, so we recommend that you pay attention to the description and images. The cost of residences usually goes from € 180 per month onwards.

Frequently Asked Questions about studying in Klagenfurt

How much does a student room cost in Klagenfurt?
The cost of shared rooms usually starts at € 200 per person and single rooms usually start at € 300 per month.
How much is the Erasmus scholarship to study in Klagenfurt?
This depends on your country of origin since each one has different rules in this regard.
How is the student atmosphere in Klagenfurt?
The student atmosphere in Klagenfurt is calm, open and international. Young people usually take advantage of the day to do different outdoor activities, enjoying both the city and the nature it has. When it comes to nightlife, it is usually not very lively, except for some local bars and parties in residences or private houses.
What is the approximate monthly expense for a student in Klagenfurt?
Within the high cost of living in Austria, it can be said that Klagenfurt has an economic level. Calculate that you have to have between €600 and €650 per month.
Why should I go on Erasmus to Klagenfurt?
In Klagenfurt you will be able to immerse yourself in the Austrian way of life, enjoying both the city and nature. If you want, you will be able to learn German and you will surely improve your English since it is the language in which international students usually communicate with each other.