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Student accommodation, flats and rooms for rent in Matera

Information about Matera

This city in southern Italy is located in the region of Basilicata. It is an ancient city with a lot of history and nature in its surroundings. 

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When it comes to the student environment, Matera is usually a very quiet city. What young people take advantage of the most in this city is being able to get to know the surroundings, such as the Murgia Materana Regional Park or the San Giuliano Nature Reserve. In the centre of the city of Matera, you will find some bars and several restaurants where you will be able to enjoy the quiet nightlife in the city.

Surely you are wondering, how much does it cost to live in Matera for students? Keep in mind that a large part of your monthly budget is going to be represented by the type of accommodation you choose, so you have to decide whether you are going to rent an entire flat or a room in an apartment shared with other students. To make your choice easier, in this article we will tell you different details that you have to pay attention to when looking for your ideal accommodation for Erasmus in Matera.

Student apartments for rent in Matera

Are you looking for student flats for rent in Matera? Many students want to find cheap, furnished apartments in a good location, that is, close to the university. This is not always easy, especially if you don't know where and how to search. Here we can help you find your apartment, indicating the steps you have to follow to find your ideal accommodation easily:

  • Enter the Erasmus Play housing search engine
  • Set your arrival and departure dates and the monthly budget
  • Filter by your preferences and characteristics of the apartment
  • Compare prices easily from countless online platforms and websites.
  • When you find your ideal apartment, don't wait for someone to rent it before you do, book it as soon as possible in a secure way and 100% online.

Student room for rent in Matera

In this Italian city, you will find both private and shared rooms. Most of the rooms are furnished and with everything necessary for every students, such as a bed, a desk and a wardrobe. However, each of them differs in the characteristics it offer, as well as in the details of the apartment in which they are located. For this reason, you should pay attention to the images and the description of each accommodation to be able to choose the ideal room for you.

Regarding the price of shared rooms, you have to pay attention to whether the price showed is for the entire room or the price is per person. As a reference, the cost of a single room in Matera usually goes from € 210 onwards and that of a shared room starts from € 150 per person, approximately.

Student accommodation in Matera

Thinking about moving to a new city can be a bit overwhelming at first, especially if you don't know which are the most convenient areas to live in. To make this easier for you, below are some of the most chosen neighbourhoods by international students every year.

Apartments for rent in the centre of Matera 

This neighbourhood is home to most of the entertainment venues and places of interest frequented by students, such as museums, historic buildings, bars and restaurants. From here you will also be able to easily reach the campus of the University of Basilicata and various green areas.

Apartments in Matera Sud 

This area is located south of the historic centre and has good access to the university campus and the cool area called Sassi de Matera.

Rooms for rent in Matera Nord 

In Matera Nord, you will find a wide variety of shops, green areas and restaurants that young international people enjoy.

Erasmus accommodation near the Università degli Studi della Basilicata 

This institution, called in Italian “Università degli Studi della Basilicata”, has one of its campuses in Matera and two in Potenza. The Matera campus is relatively new and has several facilities, such as a cafeteria and library. The classes of the Faculties belonging to the Department of European and Mediterranean Cultures, Environment and Cultural Heritage are taught there.

The location of the University of Basilicata campus is central, so you can choose any of the neighbourhoods in the centre for easy access.

University residence in Matera 

There are still no student residences available in this southern Italian city. Because of this the majority of international students who move to study in Matera choose rooms in shared apartments instead. Sharing an apartment gives you the opportunity to meet others in similar situation like yours, reduce the rent cost and make friends.

Frequently Asked Questions about studying in Matera 

How much does a student room cost in Matera?
The cost of a single room in Matera usually goes from € 210 onwards and a shared room starts from € 150 per person.
How much is the Erasmus scholarship to study in Matera?
The amount allocated for the scholarship always depends on the country in which your home university is located since each country has different rules in this regard.
How to find cheap student accommodation in Matera?
Thanks to the Erasmus Play search engine that we put at your disposal, you will be able to compare all the available accommodation options, from a multitude of companies and online platforms, quickly and easily to choose your preferred one. We recommend that you start your search as soon as possible to have more options to choose from.
What is the approximate monthly expense for a student in Matera?
The cost of living in Matera is usually cheap, although it always depends on your lifestyle (how much you travel, how much you eat out and what activities you do). Here estimate that you have to have approximately € 500 per month between renting a room, food expenses and some leisure.
Why go on Erasmus to Matera?
In this Italian city, you will be able to delve into the culture of the country and the region, enjoying the history, traditions and delicious gastronomy. Of course, keep in mind that the student atmosphere in Matera is usually quiet, so it would not be the ideal destination if what you are looking for is a lot of partying. Here you will also be able to learn or improve your Italian, a language that will surely be very useful in your professional career.

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