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Student accommodation near the Università di Siena

The University of Siena is a public research university located in the city of Siena, Italy. It was founded in 1240 and is one of the oldest higher education institutions in Europe. Currently, it has over 20,000 students. The University places special emphasis on internationalisation and offers a range of courses taught in English, as well as Italian courses for international students. If you are going to benefit from any of these programs and are looking for student accommodation near the University of Siena, keep reading this article! Here we mention the most important details that you need to consider in your search, making the process simpler and more enjoyable.

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Private room Siena41€473
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Studio Siena0
Entire place Siena81€1990
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Flats and rooms for students near UNISI

In this section, we will tell you about the locations of the Italian institution and some of the most convenient neighbourhoods to live near it. Despite being a relatively small city, living near your campus will save you time and money to get there.

Where is the Università di Siena located?

UNISI has multiple campuses in the city of Siena. These are the main ones:

San Niccolò university complex

Located east of the old town, this campus is near the Porta Romana, about a 10-minute walk from the central Piazza del Campo. Some of the departments located here are:

  • Information Engineering
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Physics
  • Historical Sciences and Cultural Heritage

Presidio Mattioli

This building is in the historic city centre, in the Tartuca area, and near the famous Porta Tufi. It houses the UNISI Faculty of Law.

Complesso didattico di Pian de' Mantellini

This campus is also located in the Tartuca area, in the southern part of the city centre. It is home to the Department of Physical Sciences, Earth Sciences, and the Environment. It is located very close to the Botanical Garden of the University of Siena.

Campus di Arezzo

This is one of UNISI's secondary campuses, located in Arezzo, an hour from Florence and approximately an hour and a half from Siena. It has several departments of the institution, including part of the Faculty of Law and Engineering.

Best neighbourhoods to live in near UNISI

Here we name some neighbourhoods (“contradas”) close to the university that offer good accommodation options for students:

Contrada Aquila

This central neighbourhood is located south of the famous Piazza del Campo and has many trattorias and osterias where you can taste Italian cuisine. Although the rental cost here is usually high, in Aquila you will be close to UNISI buildings, such as the Complesso didattico di Pian de' Mantellini and Presidio Mattioli.

San Prospero

It is a residential neighbourhood located on the outskirts of the old town of Siena. It is well-connected by public transport and has a wide range of affordable apartments and rooms for rent. From here, you will be close to the Laterino University Complex and the buildings of the old town.

Fontebranda

It is a neighbourhood located in the old town of Siena, near some campuses such as the San Niccolo University Complex. It is known for its lively atmosphere, thanks to its cultural and leisure offerings, although the cost of renting can be quite high.

Student residences near the UNISI

The institution used to have rooms in university residences available for international students, but they are currently unavailable due to need for restoration. It is true that they now have agreements with some private accommodations to help students find housing, but international students often prefer to find rooms in private shared flats on their own.

Erasmus in the Università di Siena

Here is some useful information to get you settled in and make the most of your stay:

  • As a student, you can enjoy discounts on public transport, museums, cinemas and other cultural activities in the city. Make sure to bring your student card with you wherever you go.
  • The University of Siena offers Italian language courses for international students, which can help improve your language skills and better integrate you into the local community. Take advantage of the opportunity to gain fluency in the local language!

FAQ about the Università di Siena

Where is the UNISI located?
Most of the institution's departments are located in the city of Siena, arranged in different campuses in the city centre and surroundings. There are other locations in various parts of Italy, such as Arezzo, Grosseto and San Giovanni Valdarno.            
What’s near the Università di Siena?
The campuses located in Siena are located very close to the most interesting historical monuments to visit in the city, such as Piazza del Campo, Palazzo Pubblico, Basilica di San Domenico, Duomo di Siena and Fonte Gaia.        
How much does student housing cost near UNISI?
Being mostly located in the city centre of Siena, the cost of accommodation near UNISI usually averages €300 per person for a shared room or €400 per month for a single room.
Which are the best Apps for Erasmus students at UNISI?
At Erasmus Play, we offer one of the best apps you can download to help you with your mobility planning. With it, you'll feel accompanied throughout the entire process, having useful information that you need to know and even connecting with other students who will be at UNISI at the same time as you. This way, you can make friends and find flatmates to share accommodation with.
How is student life at UNISI?
In addition to its academic offerings, the University of Siena has a vibrant student life, with numerous student clubs and organisations, cultural events, and opportunities for community engagement. It also has a well-developed support system for international students, including dedicated offices for international relations and student services, as well as a section of the Erasmus Student Network.