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Information about L'aquila

This city is the capital of the Abruzzo region and is located in the centre of Italy. An advantage of living in this city is that you will be able to easily travel to other nearby Italian cities, such as Rome, which is about two hours away. From here you will also be able to enjoy the surrounding nature, such as the Gran Sasso e Monti della Laga National Park and the Sirente-Velino Regional Natural Park.

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One of the worries young students have before going on Erasmus is knowing how much it costs to live in L’Aquila? This depends on the type of accommodation you choose and its characteristics. Next, we explain some of the issues you have to pay attention to when choosing the ideal accommodation in L'aquila, let's get started!

Student apartments for rent in L'aquila

Are you looking to rent a student apartment in L’Aquila? In this Italian city, you will find both studio flats and apartments with more rooms to share with other young people. This second alternative is usually the most chosen since the cost of rent and services are more affordable this way. In addition, this way you will be able to live the Erasmus experience more closely with other international students.

When it comes to price, an apartment with two rooms to share usually starts at € 600 and up. On the other hand, a studio for rent can vary between € 350 and € 700 per month, always according to the location and the characteristics it has. Remember to check if the price shown includes the expenses of the utility bills.

Student room for rent in L'aquila

In L’Aquila you will find both individual and shared rooms, so the first thing you have to do is decide if you want to have your own space or if you have no problem living with someone else.

In general, the cost of a single room in an apartment goes from € 175 and up and a shared room from € 150 per person. Remember that the price is fixed depending on the characteristics of the room and the apartment, as well as the neighbourhood in which it is located. In most cases, the cheapest are those that are farthest from the city centre and the university. In addition, some rooms have details that differentiate them, such as a balcony or private bathroom.

Student accommodation in L'aquila

When looking for accommodation in a new city, it can be overwhelming not knowing which are the most convenient areas to live in. Therefore, below we list some of the preferred neighbourhoods by students to live in, both for their location and their characteristics.

Apartments for rent in Torrione

This area is located to the north of the city centre and is highly chosen by students as it has several restaurants, bars, pubs, shops and other places frequented by young people. From here you will also be able to reach the centre of L’Aquila in a few minutes.

Apartments in Pile

The Pile neighbourhood is located between the University's Coppito campus and the city centre. In this area, there are several squares, parks, shops, restaurants and bars that students usually go to, as well as different areas to play sports.

Rooms for rent in Tricalle

Tricalle is located to the west of Torrione, named above. This neighbourhood is perfect if you like nature since from it there is very easy access to the Gran Sasso e Monti della Laga National Park. Here there are also several shops and bars frequented by students every year.

Erasmus accommodation near the University of L'Aquila

This institution, called in Italian “Università degli Studi dell'Aquila”, has several campuses and buildings scattered throughout the city. Conveniently, you have to identify where you will be studying to locate the best neighbourhoods in which to look for accommodation. The different campuses are:

  • Coppito Campus: it is home to the faculties of Biotechnology and Applied Sciences, Information Engineering, Computer Sciences, Mathematics, and Physical and Chemical Sciences. It is located northwest of the city centre.
  • Monteluco di Roio Campus: here are the faculties of Economics and different Engineering faculties, such as Information and Industrial, Civil, Environmental and Construction. This campus is to the south of the centre of L’Aquila, next to the Pineta di Roio park.
  • Human Studies Building: this department is located in the centre, very close to the city's Castle Park.
  • Life, Health and Environmental Sciences Building: this faculty is also located in the centre of the city, in Salvatore Tommasi Square.

University residence in L'aquila

The University of L’Aquila offers places in its residences for students. Pay attention to the characteristics of this type of accommodation, since each residence has different details. Keep in mind that this university was affected by the earthquake of 2009 that destroyed several buildings of the institution, including some of the residences. For this reason, the facilities are usually newer.

Frequently Asked Questions about living in L'aquila

How much does a student room cost in L’Aquila?
The average cost of a room in a shared flat depends on whether it is individual or private. Individuals are around € 200 per month and shared € 180 per person each month.
Where to find cheap student accommodation in L’Aquila?
Thanks to the Erasmus Play search engine, you will be able to compare all the available and verified accommodation options, from a multitude of companies and online platforms, quickly and easily to choose your preferred one.
How is student life in L’Aquila like?
You are going to find a large number of students, so despite being a small city you will surely always have some plan to do. You can also join the ESN which organizes various events and activities for the young people of the university.
What is the approximate monthly expense for a student in L’Aquila?
This city has a fairly affordable cost of living for young people. In general, the monthly budget is around € 450-500, including accommodation rental, services, food and leisure expenses.
Why go on Erasmus to L’Aquila?
In this cosy city, you will be able to get to know the culture of Italy to the fullest together with the locals and also other cultures of the world with the other international young people. From here you will also be able to travel cheaply to other Italian cities and other countries, both by train and by plane.

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