Luxembourg

Student accommodation, flats and rooms for rent in Luxembourg

The capital of Luxembourg, a country officially called the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, is a small and quiet city. Many different cultures coexist here, even several languages ​​are spoken (French, German and Luxembourgish). As for the architecture of this city, you will find fortresses to more modern buildings, as well as many nearby castles.

The country is also small, so you can easily reach all its most beautiful corners. It is divided into two main regions: Guttland and Oeslig. The first is to the south and is where students and larger cities are concentrated. On the other hand, Oeslig is the northern region, where rural landscapes with small towns predominate. Besides, Luxembourg borders France, Belgium and Germany, countries that you will be able to visit in your free time.

Surely you are wondering, what is it like to live in Luxembourg as a student? It is a quiet city, with nature nearby and different activities to do thanks to the student associations. However, when it comes to nightlife, you have to know that it is not very varied.

Next, we are going to help you with the first step before moving to Luxembourg: finding housing and not paying too much in the monthly rent, since it is an expensive city.

Student apartments for rent in Luxembourg

When looking for an apartment for rent, in addition to paying attention to the features that the apartment itself includes, you have to see what the room includes, such as a closet or a desk. You will find options that are not fully furnished, so you will have to assume the extra cost of acquiring what is necessary. Most options usually have a shared bathroom, living room, and basic appliances such as a refrigerator, oven, and washing machine. Make sure the floor includes what is important to you!

The price of a furnished studio apartment in Luxembourg is approximately € 1500 per month.

Student room for rent in Luxembourg

If you are looking for a cheap room to rent in Luxembourg, we recommend that you do it on the Erasmus Play search engine. You will be able to see the different locations on the map, as well as filter by the characteristics that interest you the most (price, entry and exit dates and details of the accommodation).

The cost of a room in a shared flat usually goes from € 600 onwards and can go up to € 1200, always depending on the location and characteristics. Please note that most rooms include a wardrobe and desk. As for the floors, they usually include the basic appliances to share among those who live there.

Student housing in Luxembourg

Although it is a small city, different areas are convenient for students to find accommodation in Luxembourg. Besides, many people rent accommodation on the border of neighbouring countries and move to the city to study or work. Next, we will tell you which are some of the most popular areas.

Apartments for rent in Gare

This neighbourhood is one of the most atmospheric in Luxembourg. Besides having the Main Train Station of the country, it has a great variety of shops, museums, art galleries, bars and restaurants.

Apartments in Kirchberg

This neighbourhood is a good option to find accommodation if the faculty you are going to is located on the Kirchberg campus of the University of Luxembourg or in the building where law classes are held. An apartment with several rooms to share between students has an average price of € 4,000 per month.

Rooms for rent in Bonnevoie

Bonnevoie is located south of the Gare, so it is very close to the Main Train Station. Therefore, it has a very good connection with the rest of the country and with nearby countries (France, Germany and Belgium).

Erasmus accommodation near the University of Luxembourg

This institution has four different campuses spread throughout the country:

  • Campus Belval: it is located in the city of Belval, south of Luxembourg. It has the faculties of Science, Technology, Medicine and Humanities. The fastest public transport connection between this campus and the city centre is just over 30 minutes.
  • Limpertsberg Campus: it is the closest to the centre of Luxembourg, although it is located a bit to the northwest. Some of the classes of the Faculties of Science, Technology and Medicine are also taught here. To get to this campus from the city centre you have a minimum of 25 minutes.
  • Kirchberg Campus: this is also located near the centre of the capital, but to the northeast, in the area called Kirchberg. The faculties found here are Engineering, Economics and Finance. You can connect the centre of Luxembourg with this campus in approximately 40 minutes by tram.
  • Weicker building: separate from the Kirchberg campus but located in the same town, this building is the headquarters of the Faculty of Law of the University of Luxembourg.

University residence in Luxembourg

The University of Luxembourg offers international students several modern residences to live in during their stay in the capital. Of course, try to request your place as soon as possible to ensure that you are assigned the type of accommodation you prefer.

The price of a room in a residence in Luxembourg can go from € 500 per month onwards.

Frequently Asked Questions about Luxembourg

How much does a student rental flat cost in Luxembourg?
The cost of a complete apartment is usually high, although it always depends on the location and whether it is fully furnished. For reference, the average price of a furnished studio apartment averages € 1,500 per month.
How much does a student room rent cost in Luxembourg?
Renting a room in a shared apartment is usually the most preferred option by international young people who move to this capital city. The average price for a room is € 900 per month and can amount to approximately € 1200.
What is the best area to live near the University of Luxembourg?
This university has four campuses in the country. One is in a city to the south, Belval, and the rest closer to the capital. You have to define which campus you will go to determine which are the best areas to live near it.
What is the cost of living for a student in Luxembourg?
This largely depends on the type of accommodation you choose. Assuming that you find a cheap room in a shared flat for € 700 per month, and adding expenses for leisure, food and some extras, estimate that you have to have around € 1200 per month.
Why go on Erasmus to Luxembourg?
This small multicultural city has international people from all over the world. Here you will be able to enjoy its history, its natural landscapes and get to know the nearby countries easily. However, we do not recommend it if you are looking for a destination with many parties.

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