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Shared apartments, spare rooms and roommates in Split
Flatshare in Split

Shared apartments, spare rooms and roommates in Split

Private rooms Split 4 1602/month
Studios Split 18 1443/month
Apartments Split 29 1738/month

This city located on the Adriatic Sea not only receives many international students every year but also tourists. For this reason, the accommodation hunt is often somewhat complicated, since Croatia has become a popular tourist destination (thanks in part to the filming of Game of Thrones in Dubrovnik) and this causes accommodation prices to increase.

Living in shared apartments is usually the best option for a student's budget since living with roommates leads to lower monthly rent and utility bills.

Advantages and disadvantages of sharing a flat in Split

Here are some of the pros and cons of living in shared flats in the Croatian city:

Advantages of sharing a flat in Split

  • If you are lucky enough to have one of your roommates as a Croatian, surely you will meet a person who likes to socialize, is hospitable and friendly. The locals tend to like cultural exchange a lot, so you will not have a problem adapting easily.

  • You have the option to choose one of the most convenient neighbourhoods to live in as a student, such as Split Old Town to be close to the entertainment areas, Bacvice to be close to the beach or Firule or Žnjan if you prefer to be close to the University of Split.

  • In the university residences, you will find rooms that have their bathroom, although the price will be higher, and rooms shared by several students.

Disadvantages of sharing a flat in Split

  • The availability of rooms in shared flats is not very high, so you should book quickly once you find one you like. If you do it in Erasmus Play, you will be able to make the reservation online and safely.

  • You will have to adapt to the schedules and noises of your roommates, respecting their moments of rest.

Erasmus App for your exchange programme in Split

Do you want your exchange planning to be the best possible? Download any of the Apps for Erasmus+ that you have at your disposal, in which you will be able to access a large amount of relevant information and recommendations from students from previous years.

One of the tips to save on the cost of living is to use the student card to access discounts in restaurants, many offer this benefit.

How to meet people in Split

In addition to sharing with your flatmates, consider some of the following alternatives to meet people in the Croatian city:

Student associations in Split

The ESN Split is the most chosen association by young internationals to meet people and be part of different events and activities. For example, some of these activities are theme parties, Latin dance nights, museum visits, game nights and various workshops.

Facebook groups for Erasmus in Split

Several groups are usually created on this platform that you will be able to join to solve any doubts you have, find out about everything that happens in the city and contact other young people. ESN Split has a group and you can also join those that are divided according to an academic year or others that give general information.

Whatsapp groups for Erasmus in Split

You will surely find links to groups of international students in messaging services such as Whatsapp or Telegram. Youth use these groups to introduce themselves and to find other students with similar interests so they can organize their plans.

Tips for living in a shared apartment in Split

Keep in mind these tips for living in the Croatian city:

  • Learning the local language can be complicated depending on where you come from since it is a Slavic language very different from the Romance ones. But don't let this put you off, surely over time, you can communicate with the locals at least to say a few things.

  • If you are lucky enough to be in Split at the beginning of May, you will be able to experience the Sudamja. It is the celebration for the patron saint of the city, Saint Domnius. In addition to processions and parades, you will be able to enjoy various games, concerts and other events that are organized for the occasion.

Frequently asked questions about sharing a flat in Split

How much does a shared flat cost in Split?

The average cost of a multi-bedroom apartment to share in Split is around €1,200 per month with one that sleeps 3-4 people.

Why share a student flat in Split?

Because it will allow you to live in a multicultural environment and learn from the habits of your roommates while making the experience more fun. In addition, the cost of rent in Split is high and by sharing an apartment you can save.

What should I take into account when entering a flatshare in Split?

You should take into account the location of your college and what your preferences are regarding the neighbourhood in which you want to live. You can choose one near the university, one near the entertainment venues and also one that is close to the beach, for example.

How to choose ideal roommates in Split?

We recommend that you try to choose roommates who have a similar or compatible lifestyle with yours, so you can fit in more easily. Also, if any of them is Croatian, you can take the opportunity to delve deeper into the local culture.

What are the best apps to find roommates in Split?

One of the best apps/websites where you can find roommates to live in Split is Erasmus Play since in it you can also compare the different verified accommodations in the Croatian city.