Toulouse, called la Ville Rose, is a perfect city to go on Erasmus. It was declared the first student city in France in 2019. It attracts young people from all over the world thanks to its atmosphere, its beauty and its climate. Every afternoon you will see students gathering in the city centre to have fun with different activities and in different places.
The mix of modernity and history also draws a lot of attention in this city, which has lots of interesting places to visit.
Are you looking for student accommodation in Toulouse? On this page, we will find everything you need to know before looking for your apartment or room for rent in the city of southern France. Afterwards, you can find the best-verified accommodation for you in the Erasmus Play search engine, where there are many offers from different platforms and companies, and book online and safely.
In this French city you will find a wide variety of apartments available for students. Pricing can vary greatly depending on location and features. For example, a studio flat starts at € 400 per month in a neighbourhood far from the city centre, but the average for apartments in different parts of Toulouse is € 500 per month.
These price variations are given, in addition to its location concerning the city centre/universities, due to the characteristics that each one offers. Most of the apartments include basic appliances such as a refrigerator, oven, microwave and washing machine, and others include some extra amenities, such as a garden or swimming pool.
The rooms for rent offered in this city may or may not be furnished. If you want to avoid the problem of having to buy a mattress and other furniture when you arrive in Toulouse, we recommend that you look for furnished accommodation. In the Erasmus Play search engine and comparator, you will be able to see all these characteristics, making it easier to find a room for students that suits you.
In Toulouse, the price of a room starts at € 470 per month onwards, in an apartment located in a neighbourhood far from the city centre. However, the average for a room is € 500 in different locations, including the centre.
In general, students look for accommodation that is located in neighbourhoods close to the university, but that is also close to the busiest entertainment venues. On the map you will see that there is a wide range of accommodation in different areas of the city, so below we will tell you which are some of the best neighbourhoods to find student accommodation in Toulouse:
This neighbourhood is part of the centre of the Ville Rose so, if you choose to live, you will have a good public transport connection with the universities and with the rest of the city. A studio apartment in this area has a price that goes from € 500 per month onwards.
These two districts are just a few minutes' walk from the city centre. You will find a wide variety of room offerings in shared flats, but keep in mind that the price is usually € 550 per month for a room that includes a desk, closet and shared bathroom.
The campus of this famous university is located in the south of the city, about 25 minutes by public transport from the centre of Toulouse. If you want to look for a flat near this institution, you can consider neighbourhoods like Rangueil. There, a studio apartment has an average price of € 550 per month.
This institution is located in the southwest of the French city, also about 25 minutes by bus from the centre of Toulouse. Neighbourhoods like Fourette or Bagatelle would be convenient to find a nearby flat. The price of renting an apartment in this area starts at € 560 for a studio.
In this city in the south of France there is also the option of living in residences, both from universities and private. If you want to live in one of them, you have to apply for your place and wait to see if they assign you a room, but the demand is quite high, so it is not an easy task. Keep in mind that some of the residences do not include sheets, pillows, or kitchen equipment, so you have to add that expense to the cost of the first month's rent.
|Sharing a flat with other students in Toulouse?|
|This is probably the most chosen alternative by international students who move to the French city for a season. In this way you can share the experience with people who are in a similar situation and save on accommodation expenses.|
|What are the best areas to live in Toulouse if you are a student?|
|Some neighbourhoods such as the centre (Capitole) and the surroundings, Les Chalets and Matabiau, are areas highly chosen by young people. You can also search places near universities, once you have located yours on the map.|
|How much does a university residence cost in Toulouse?|
|The average cost of a room in a shared apartment in a residence hall is around € 400 per month. However, keep in mind that you have to add to that the cost of bedding and kitchen utensils you need.|
|What is the approximate monthly expenditure of a student in Toulouse?|
|In general, the planned expenditure is around € 900 per month, including rent, food, transport and leisure. In Toulouse you can use public transport or buy the VélôToulouse pass to use the city bikes, which will surely save you on transport costs.|
|Why go on Erasmus to Toulouse?|
|This city is considered one of the best in France to go on Erasmus. Its student environment is very dynamic and fun, and its climate is very pleasant throughout the year. Besides, you will be able to easily travel to other nearby places and you will have the opportunity to learn a very useful language.|