Flatshare in Naples

Shared apartments, spare rooms and roommates in Naples

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Naples is a university city with a unique atmosphere that brings together its particular culture, picturesque streets and history in every corner. There are several universities that welcome international students every year, such as the Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II (UNINA) and the Università degli Studi della Campania Luigi Vanvitelli (UNINA2), for example.

Living in a shared apartment in Naples is the option most chosen by young internationals, as it allows you to integrate easily into the city. Of course, a plus would be that a roommate is Neapolitan, to delve deeper into the local culture and language.

Advantages and disadvantages of sharing a flat in Naples 

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Here are some pros and cons of living in shared flats in this city in southern Italy:

Advantages of sharing a flat in Naples

  • Numerous spare rooms and apartments to share are located in neighbourhoods full of students, such as the historic centre, Porto or Pendino.

  • You will be able to choose between a single room and a shared room. Think about your budget and if you want to have at least a room completely to yourself or you don’t mind sharing.

Disadvantages of sharing a flat in Naples 

  • The city is chaotic and messy, and some shared flats may reflect that environment by not being in the best condition.

  • Shared apartments can have from two to five rooms, which can mean that you will be sharing the common spaces with many people.

Erasmus App for your exchange programme in Naples 

There are different Apps for Erasmus+ that you can access to find useful information to plan your exchange for a better experience, instructions to carry out different necessary procedures and also information about life in Naples. You will find advice from students from previous years that will make your stay easier. Some pieces of advice, such as buying in neighbourhood markets instead of supermarkets, to save money on food.

How to meet people in Naples 

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Here are different means of meeting people in this Italian city:

Student associations in Naples 

There are several associations that you will be able to join in Naples. One of them is the ESN Napoli, where students help other students to integrate and plan fun activities, such as rugby matches, picnics, theme parties, tours of Naples and its surroundings, among others. If you join the ESN, you will also access discounts in different areas. Another association for students is the IC Napoli (International Community Napoli), which also plans affordable events and trips for young people.

Facebook groups for Erasmus in Naples 

Among the Facebook groups that you can join are those of the student associations, those that are organized according to the academic year and those of other organizations that offer activities for Erasmus, such as Erasmusland Naples. In general, in all these groups, you can find out about the calendar of upcoming activities and view photos of previous events.

WhatsApp groups for Erasmus in Naples 

Joining a WhatsApp group is a good way to meet people, as it allows you to introduce yourself, get in touch with other young people and find out instantly about the activities that they are planning. Another advantage of these groups is that you will be able to propose plans and find other young people who want to join.

Tips for living in a shared apartment in Naples

Keep in mind these tips for your life in shared flats in Naples:

  • It is a city with a lot of activity and tourism, which for some can be chaotic. Think carefully about what environment you want to live in to choose the neighbourhood well. For example, if you prefer to be close to everything, you can pick downtown to stay, but if you prefer more tranquillity, choose outlying neighbourhoods, such as Montecalvario.

  • Some apartments are located in remote neighbourhoods of the city, such as Fuorigrotta and Soccavo. You have to take a good look at the transport connection with your university and with the centre to decide if it is a convenient location or not.

Frequently asked queries about sharing a flat in Naples

How much does a shared flat cost in Naples?
Shared rooms usually start at €200 and up, and individual spare rooms start at approximately €250 per month.
How to find roommates in Naples?
We suggest you do it in online communities such as Erasmus Play, where you will also be able to see the available and verified accommodation in shared flats.
How to meet people in Naples?
There are different associations that promote the integration of students, such as ESN Napoli or IC Napoli, so it will be easy to meet other young internationals. There are also groups on Facebook and Whatsapp that you can join, as well as befriend your roommates.
What to ask before entering to share a flat in Naples?
You have to ask if the expenses of the bills are included in the price to know more exactly how much you are going to pay at the end of each month. You also have to ask if the bathroom is private or shared, and what is included in your room.
How to choose ideal roommates in Naples?
Ideally, everyone should have a compatible lifestyle. That is, everyone likes to party or prefer a calm environment. That way, you avoid some typical problems of coexistence. Also, if one of your classmates is Neapolitan, it would be a plus to be able to delve deeper into the local language and culture.