Charles University

Rent flats, apartments and rooms near Charles University, Prague

Charles University of Prague was founded in 1348, it is the oldest university in central Europe and one of the most prestigious in its environment. Charles University, is also known as Universitas Carolina or Univerzita Karlova in Czech, historically it has also been called the University of Prague. It is located north of the capital of the Czech Republic. The University has 17 faculties spread over Prague, Hradec Králové and Pilsen. So if you are going to study in Prague, first you have to do is know which faculty you will be in, then looking for accommodation there as soon as possible. Next, we are going to teach you everything we know about accommodation in Prague to make your search much easier.

Erasmus accommodation in Prague near the Charles University

Charles University is located in the north of the city of Prague, near the Vltava River, the Powder Tower and Týn Church. The University area corresponds to Prague 1, the old part of the city, although it is very easy to move from any part of the city to the University, it is highly advisable to rent an accommodation near the area. Charles University of Prague usually offers accommodation in its student residences halls. There are also many accommodation, flats, rooms, apartments for students in all the university towns in Cheque Republic.

Rooms for rent near Charles University

There are different alternatives for living in Prague, as a student one of the most common is to rent a student room near the University. With a very basic purpose, save time travelling to your faculty. In Erasmus play, the best rooms for students are grouped, with the aim that you can find the one that best suits your particular needs (budget and location).

University residences Prague - CUNI

Charles University provides accommodation for its students in their own residences halls. Students stay in double rooms. Single rooms are not available. A unit consists of a couple of rooms with a shared bathroom. 

The University residences are:

  • Hostivař Hall of Residence
  • Větrník Hall of Residence 
  • Hvězda Hall of Residence 
  • Trója Hall of Residence 

Some students choose to live in a university residence during their Erasmus program. It is another option that has its advantages (services included, cleaning, dining room, etc.), however, there will be things that you cannot do due to the rules of each residence. Also due to its demand, there are usually waiting lists. Before deciding, we recommend that you compare and ask other students about their experience. Do not worry about accommodation, once you know what type of accommodation you want to live in, we will take care of searching for you so that you do not waste time and we put at your disposal the entire offer of accommodation in Prague through our accommodation search engine.

Apartments for students at Carolina University, Prague

For every student there are a number of things that are very important, we have taken care of analyzing what are the most valuable things for students when they look for accommodation in Prague. The following are the aspects that you must take into account when looking for accommodation in Prague:

  • Monthly price of the room
  • Location in relation to the faculty
  • Utensils of the apartment (micro, washing machine, heating, etc.)
  • Reservations and secure payments

We recommend that you do not make advance payments to individuals as there are many scams to students. For this reason, all the accommodations that appear on Erasmus Play come from totally secure platforms, where their accommodations have been verified in advance. For those students who do not want to share a room, finding an apartment is crucial.

Why go on Erasmus to Charles University, Prague?

Prague has a unique architecture with such emblematic places as The Rotunda of St. Martin (Rotunda svatého Martina), the Church of Our Lady before Týn (chrám Matky Boží před Týnem), the Wallenstein Palace (Valdštejnský palác) or the Municipal House (Obecní dům), the Dancing House (Tančící dům), the National Technical Library (Národní technická knihovna). It is a very lively university city with students from all over the continent and a standard of living far below any other European capital.

Life at Carolina University - Charles University

Average cost of living per month

  • Food (160 - 250 euros)
  • Accommodation (dormitory - 200 euros)
  • Public transport (20 euros)
  • Health Insurance
  • Visa, administration fee, ID card student, recognition of secondary education
  • Entertainment, winter clothing, etc.

Total (average): 560 euros per month

Regardless of where you study, the university environment it's great. You are going to live with students you don't know yet but who are going to become very good friends, since you will spend a lot of time with them.


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