Munich

Rental of flats, apartments and rooms for students in Munich

Munich is a city that receives a lot of international students from all over the world, due to the wide range of studies offered by its Universities. All students ask the same question: 

How much does it cost to live in Munich if you are a student?

You have to know that Munich is a city with a medium-high standard of living and this is reflected in the rental prices of accommodation, since they are relatively higher than those of many European cities. Another aspect to take into account is the cost of maintenance, which is not excessively high, but it is higher than in countries such as Spain, Italy, Portugal, etc.

Young people have a very good sense of direction which is why they always find the best places to go to dinner and have a drink at the best price, so do not worry about those types of expenses.

Next, we are going to give you some tips to live in Munich and find accommodation the easy way.

Student accommodation in Munich

Finding the best student accommodation has never been an easy task. The high demand for apartments to rent has raised their prices and it is becoming increasingly difficult to find a cheap student flat in Munich.

What are the favorite neighborhoods of students and young professionals?

Room for rent in the center of Munich - Altstadt (the Old Town)

This area corresponds to the historic center of the city of Munich. In it you will find historical monuments such as Marienplatz square, the Frauenkirche cathedral or the Church of St. Peter. It is a perfect area to stay since you will be very close to the most important places of the city. On the contrary, the rental price will be slightly higher than in more remote areas.

Apartments for rent in Maxvorstadt

It is one of the fashionable neighborhoods, its streets are full of art galleries, museums and libraries. This neighborhood is very close to the Universities of Munich (Technical University of Munich and Ludwigs-Maximilians University) and for this reason it is one of the most chosen areas to live by students who travel to Munich. Housing here is more oriented to the needs of the students and the prices are somehow lower than the rest of the city.

The connection by public transport is quite good and allows you to move around the city comfortably in just a few minutes.

Accommodation in Ludwigsvorstadt

If you still don't know this neighborhood, you will when you arrive in Munich as the famous Oktoberfest (Theresienwiese) is celebrated there. It is a multicultural neighborhood, located south of Munich Central Station and well connected to the city by public transport.

Apartments in Isarvorstadt

This is a residential area close to the center. It is characterized by having less accommodation available for rent. It is a neighborhood with a lot of restaurants, cafes and a good nightlife.

Rooms for rent in Haidhausen

This is an area known for its great nightlife, its bars and its nightclubs. It is approximately a 15-20 minute walk from Marienplatz and accommodation prices are usually not excessively high.

Apartments in Schwabing

It is a neighborhood located in the north of the city connected by public transport in just 15 minutes. This is a traditional area located very close to the famous Englischer Garten park. A good option to live here is to rent an apartment to share with other people or directly rent a single room within an apartment.

Accommodation in Nymphenburg

This neighborhood is famous because it is home to the largest brewery in the city (Königlicher Hirschgarten) which is a must-see. The disadvantage is that it is a neighborhood that is further from the city center, however, it is also very well connected to the center, so do not worry.

Erasmus residences in Munich

Many students prefer to live in a residence hall during their experience in Munich. And they all ask the same question: Is it better to live in a residence hall or in a shared apartment in Munich?

It depends, depending on your character, budget and duration of your mobility, one option or another will be better. Each person has their preferences and that is why we offer you the best accommodations from the main online platforms, so that you can compare them all and choose the best accommodation in Munich.

Student apartments for rent in Munich

A very economical option if you are several people is to rent an entire apartment to live together. In this way you can distribute the rental costs and your accommodation cost will be somewhat lower than normal. In general, the owners tend to add more problems when renting a flat, since they are higher amounts and require a minimum duration of the lease.

Room for rent for students in Munich

Without a doubt, this is the option that most students who have lived in Munich recommend. The possibilities of renting a room are much greater and you can also do it for a reduced period of time.

Our recommendation is that if you are looking for accommodation for a short period of time (less than 1 year), don't waste time looking for an apartment, it is best to rent a room and for that we are experts. We have grouped all the offers of apartments available so that this search does not cost you anything.

We hope you have a wonderful experience in Munich! See you soon.

Frequently asked questions about Munich

How much does a student apartment cost in Munich?
In Munich, the average rental price for a room starts at 450 euros onwards. Accommodation located in the city center will be priced slightly higher than in more remote areas. The same happens with accommodations near the Universities.
How to find cheap apartments in Munich?
In Erasmus Play you will be able to quickly compare all the accommodation, apartments and student rooms in Munich on the main online platforms.
Where to live in Munich?
We recommend that you look for a room, flat or apartment for students near the faculty. This will save you time and money on commuting in Munich.
How much does a university residence cost in Munich?
In Munich there are many residences for students. Average prices for university residences are 800 euros per month. Many of them include dining and cleaning services.
Why Erasmus in Munich?
Munich is the preferred city for Erasmus students. You can find a wide range of accommodation and select the one that best suits your tastes.
How much time do I look for accommodation in Munich?
Our recommendation is that you always search before choosing the destination of your mobility, so you can get an idea of ​​what life costs in each city. If you already know that your destination is Munich, the sooner you search the better, since the best rooms for students sell out quickly.
Sharing a flat with other students in Munich?
One of the options chosen by young people who move to the city of Munich is to share a flat due to the cost of student accommodation. In this way they are able to reduce monthly expenses for rent, water and electricity.
How to find an apartment near the University in Munich?
Erasmus Play, through its personalized maps of Universities in Munich, allows you to effectively search for student houses near any University in Munich.

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