Rouen

Student accommodation, flats and rooms for rent in Rouen

This city in north-western France is the capital of the Normandy region. It is a very picturesque, beautiful and quiet city that has many historical sites to visit, such as museums, churches (in fact it is famous for being the city of 100 churches) and its old and cobbled streets.

This French city attracts many students every year. And it is that it has a varied offer of culture, art, music and places to enjoy the nightlife, among which there are bars, pubs and discos. In addition, from Rouen, you will be able to travel to nearby and very beautiful places in France easily by public transport, such as Paris and the famous Mont Saint Michel.

Are you looking for student accommodation in Rouen? We recommend that you pay special attention to its location since students from the main university campuses are located on the outskirts. Therefore, we advise you to look near it or in a more central neighbourhood that has a good connection to the campus. Below we are going to tell you which are the most convenient neighbourhoods and all the information you need to know when searching for accommodation in Rouen.

Student apartments for rent in Rouen

In this French city, you will find both apartments to share with other students and studio flats that will be complete for you. Most of them are fully furnished and have basic appliances such as a refrigerator, microwave, oven and washing machine. Of course, pay attention to all the characteristics of the accommodation, since some floors have access to areas such as gardens or interior patios of the building.

For a studio flat, the minimum price is usually around € 420 per month. A two-room apartment to share usually goes from € 730 onwards.

Student rooms for rent in Rouen

This alternative is usually the most preferred by international students who move to live in Rouen for a season. To find the ideal one for you, you have to pay attention to both the characteristics of the room and the floor itself. For example, some of them may have a single bed and others may have a double bed. In addition, most rooms have a wardrobe, desk and bedding.

In general, the minimum price of a room in a shared apartment is around € 300 per month. However, the average price is € 450 per month. Of course, the type of accommodation can also amount to € 550 per month, always depending on its characteristics and the location of the apartment.

Student accommodation in Rouen

Generally, young internationals choose central neighbourhoods to live in this French city. Here we inform you ofsecurely some of them and the advantages of looking for accommodation in each one.

Apartments for rent in the centre of Rouen

This is a very convenient area to live in as a student, since here you will find most of the leisure places such as restaurants, shops, bars and parks. In addition, it is located next to the River Seine and has many historic buildings.

Apartments in the Quartier de la Nouvelle Préfecture

The neighbourhood is located west of the centre, very close to it, but usually has more affordable prices. In addition, it is located on the river and close to the Pasteur and Mont-Saint-Aignan campuses of the university.

Rooms for rent in Saint-Sever

This neighbourhood is located to the south of the Seine river with respect to the city centre. It has several places of interest such as parks, squares, restaurants and shops. From here you will be closer to the Madrillet Campus, although you will also be able to reach the others quickly.

Erasmus accommodation near the University of Rouen - Normandy (URN)

This institution has several campuses in the city, most of them a bit far from the centre of Rouen. If you prefer to live in a central neighbourhood, make sure that the accommodation has a quick connection to the campus to avoid having to spend a lot of time in transport every time you have classes. These are the campus of the University of Rouen:

  • Mont-Saint-Aignan: It is located to the northwest of the centre and has the faculties of Letters and Human Sciences, Social Sciences, the Faculty of Education and the University Institute of Technology.
  • Campus Pasteur: It is located to the west of the centre, near the Seine River. Here the classes of the Faculties of Law, Economic Sciences and Management are taught.
  • Madrillet Campus: it is south of Rouen, in Saint-Étienne-du-Rouvray and has the UFR Faculty of Technical Sciences.
  • Martainville Campus: This campus is located within the downtown ring of the city, east of the old town. Here will you sinf the faculties of Medicine and Pharmacy, in addition to having the University Hospital nearby.

University residence in Rouen

There is a wide variety of university residences in this French city. In general, the places in this type of accommodation are assigned by the university itself, so if you want this option, it is convenient that you let them know when you are accepted at the institution. However, generally, students tend to prefer to rent a room in private shared flats because it gives them more independence.

Frequently Asked Questions about Rouen

How much does a room cost in Rouen?
The average cost of a room in an apartment shared with other students is € 450 per month. The minimum is usually around € 300 and the maximum is € 550 per month.
How to find a cheap student flat in Rouen?
Access the Erasmus Play search engine where you will be able to compare different verified accommodation offers from a wide variety of online platforms. You will be able to see all their images, locations, prices and characteristics and, once you choose yours, you will be able to book online and with total security.
How is the student atmosphere in Rouen?
Despite being a small city, there are many bars, pubs and restaurants to go to during your leisure time. Likewise, there are student associations that are in charge of carrying out different activities at low prices so that young people can enjoy themselves, such as visits, events and trips.
What is the approximate monthly expense for a student in Rouen?
Living in Rouen is much cheaper for a student than living in Paris, for example. However, it all depends on the lifestyle you live. In general, adding expenses for food, rent, bills, leisure and some cheap trips, estimate that you will spend between € 750-850 each month.
Why go on Erasmus to Rouen?
Rouen is a historic and picturesque city with many attractions for students. In addition, it gives you the possibility to get to know French culture in-depth, learn its language and taste its typical gastronomy. You will also be able to travel to nearby places that are worth visiting, such as Mont Saint Michel and Paris.

 

 

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