Valletta

Student accommodation, flats and rooms for rent in Valletta

Valletta is the capital of Malta, an island located in the Mediterranean Sea. It is a picturesque city steeped in history, with many old buildings. It was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. However, there are also been more modern constructions since World War II that left their mark on the city.

The situation in Valletta draws the attention of many students from various parts of the world who travel there every year to study. Thanks to this, the student atmosphere in this city of Malta is very dynamic and lively. Of course, keep in mind that nightlife usually consists of going out to bars and parties in the homes of young people, not in discos.

If you are looking for student accommodation in Valletta, we suggest that you start doing so as soon as you can. This capital city receives many students every year, so the demand for accommodation is high and those with good features and a good price tend to be rented out quickly.

Student apartments for rent in Valletta, Malta

Are you looking for a student flat in Valletta, Malta? We tell you that the offer of apartments in this Maltese city and the surroundings corresponds to apartments to share between several students, as they have more than one room. For this reason, you have to pay attention to the characteristics of each floor, since some of them have, for example, only two rooms but the capacity for five people as there are several beds per room.

The price of complete student apartments in Valletta varies a lot, especially considering that it is a cost that you will be able to divide among all the young people who live there with you. In addition, you have to check if the price of utility bills (water, internet, electricity, gas, etc.) is included since otherwise, you will have to add an extra amount per month.

Student room for rent in Valletta

If renting a room in a shared apartment is your preferred alternative, you have to know that in Valletta you will find a wide variety of options. And is that some of the rooms are individual and others are to share with other students, with up to twelve beds. In this case, you should look at the facilities that you are going to have to share with the rest of the young people, such as the size of the kitchen or how many bathrooms are available.

For reference, the price of a shared room usually goes from € 240 onwards and the minimum cost of a single room is around € 330 per month. Remember that, in the case of shared rooms, normally the price shown is per person, not for the entire room.

Student accommodation in Valletta

In general, international students who move to this city of Malta look for accommodation outside the small capital, in nearby neighbourhoods and with good access to the university and the centre. We inform you of some of the best neighbourhoods for you to take into account when looking for accommodation.

Apartments for rent in Msida

This port area is highly chosen by students as this is where the faculties of the University of Malta are located. It has several affordable restaurants, bars and shops for students.

Apartments in Gzira

Gzira is also very close to the main campus of the Valletta institution. Its name means "Island" in Maltese, and this is because Manoel Island is part of this area, with a fortress, a marina and parks.

Rooms for Rent in St Julian's

This area of ​​Malta has a variety of attractions, including several beaches, casinos, boardwalks and shopping centres. In addition, young internationals often come to Paceville, a neighbourhood in St Julian's that is known for being the centre of nightlife for students. From here you will also be able to easily get to the university by bus, in less than approximately 10 minutes.

Erasmus accommodation near the University of Malta

This institution has its main campus in the Tal-Qroqq area of ​​Msida, a port area west of Valletta. Here are most of its faculties, except those of Economics, Administration and Accounting which are in a building about a 10-minute walk from the campus, to the south. If you want to live close to the University of Malta, we recommend that you look for accommodation in areas such as Gzira, Kappara, Msida and Ta Giorni.

University residence in Valletta

In this city, on the island of Malta, there are several student residences that you will be able to choose from. Each of them has different characteristics, so you have to compare the different options to be able to choose the ideal one for you. Of course, keep in mind that many of these residences also function as a hostel, so you will have to share the facilities with tourists who are passing through, something that students do not always want.

Frequently Asked Questions about living in Valletta

How much does a student room cost in Valletta?
The price range is very wide since you will find individual and shared rooms, the latter being able to be up to 12 people. However, as a reference, the cost of a single room usually starts from € 330 and a shared one from € 240 per month.
How much is the Erasmus scholarship to study in Valletta?
The scholarship for your mobility will depend on your country of origin since each one has different regulations in this regard.
Where to look for student accommodation in Valletta?
We put at your disposal the Erasmus Play search engine, in which you will be able to compare between different apartments and verified rooms from a large number of online platforms and websites. In the search engine, you will be able to see all the images, characteristics, locations and prices of the accommodation to be able to choose the ideal one for you easily.
What is the approximate monthly expense for a student in Valletta?
This city is usually affordable for students, although it always depends on the lifestyle you lead during your mobility. Estimates that you have to have around € 500 per month for rent, food and leisure, assuming you share a flat with other students.
Why go on Erasmus to Valletta?
This island city has a lot to offer students, being a World Heritage Site and capital of culture of the year 2018. Here you will be able to delve into the culture of Malta, enjoying everything the island has to offer. You will also be able to enjoy the company of international young people from all over the world.

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