Tallinn

Student accommodation, flats and rooms for rent in Tallinn

Tallinn is the capital of Estonia and is located in the north of the country, on the Baltic Sea. It is a city steeped in history, where you will be able to explore its walled old town with cobbled streets and different beautiful old buildings, such as its Defensive Tower. 

The student environment in Tallinn is usually very lively and dynamic since every year it welcomes many students from all over the world who want to know a different culture and who come to live their Erasmus experience in Tallinn.

From Tallinn you will also be able to take the opportunity to travel around the rest of the country and get to know the surroundings and, if you dare, you can also cross the Gulf of Finland to get to know Helsinki.

You are surely wondering, how much does it cost to live in Tallinn for students? It is a city with an average cost of living, however, the monthly cost depends on your lifestyle and, for the most part, on the rental price of the accommodation. In this article, we tell you about the different options you have as a student, as well as other information of interest that you have to take into consideration when looking for accommodation.

Student apartments for rent in Tallinn

Many young people move to Tallinn every year to study and are looking for a furnished apartment, has a good price and is well located, meaning that it is close to the university where they study. In the Estonian capital, you will find studio flats for one person or flats with more than one room that you will be able to share with other students.

Remember to pay attention to the characteristics of each floor to be able to choose the one that has all the important details for you. Remember that during the winter, Tallinn is quite a cold city, so it is highly recommended that the apartment has good heating.

For reference, the cost of studio flats usually averages € 600 per month. Of course, look carefully if the service costs are included in that price or if you have to add an extra amount at the end of the month to pay for them.

Student room for rent in Tallinn

Rooms in shared flats in Tallinn can be either single or shared between two, three and up to four people. Most of them usually have a desk, chair, wardrobe and bedding for each student, but we suggest that if you have any questions you ask the owner directly through our partners.

The price of a shared room is usually more affordable than that of individual rooms, however, you will have to sleep with another person in the same room and that is not always a good idea, since you will not have privacy. In general, the average room shared between four students is usually € 250 per person and that of a single one is between € 450 and € 500 per month.

Student accommodation in Tallinn

In the Estonian capital, there are several neighbourhoods which you can look through in your search for accommodation. We advise you which are some of the most chosen neighbourhoods by international students who move here to live in Tallinn for a season:

Apartments for rent in the old town of Tallinn

Most of the bars, restaurants, nightclubs and other places of interest and culture in Tallinn can be found here. From here you will also have easy access to the various universities in the city, both on foot and by public transport.

Apartments in Lilleküla

Kristiine is a district that is divided into three different neighbourhoods, one of the most chosen by students is Lilleküla. This area is a bit quieter than the city centre but you will be very close to it. It is also closer to the Tallinn Technical University campus, making it a good choice for students going there.

Rooms for rent in Vanalinn

This area is also part of the Kristiine district, although in this part you will find many more places of interest and green areas to enjoy. It is located north of the centre of Tallinn.

Erasmus accommodation near Tallinn University

The following are some of the institutions that receive more Erasmus students every year:

Tallinn University (TU)

This institution, called “Tallinna Ülikool” in Estonian, has several buildings scattered throughout the city, so you have to identify where your faculty is located to find the most convenient nearby neighbourhoods in which to live. However, it should be noted that most of the apartments are located in the city centre or the surrounding neighbourhoods

Tallinn Technical University (TalTech)

The main campus of this institution is located southwest of the centre of Tallinn, about 25 minutes by public transport from it. 

University residence in Tallinn

In the student residences of this city, you will also find individual and shared rooms. In addition, each of Tallinn's residences offers different amenities: you will find from gyms to laundries and common spaces to work and rest, as well as libraries and dining rooms. Each residence has a different price depending on the services it includes.

Frequently Asked Questions about studying in Tallinn

How much does a student flat cost in Tallinn?
The cost of a studio apartment is usually around € 600 per month, but it always depends on the characteristics it has and the location it has.
How is the student atmosphere in Tallinn?
This city receives many international and national young people every year, so there is usually a very dynamic and fun atmosphere. In Tallinn, you will find a wide variety of activities and places to visit during the day, including culture and nature. You will also be able to enjoy the nightlife of the city, in which there are bars, discos, cinemas, theatres and various events throughout the year.
How to find a cheap apartment in Tallinn?
Do it with our verified accommodation search engine, in which you will be able to compare prices, locations and characteristics. When you find a flat that brings together everything important to you, make up your mind quickly and rent 100% online and secure.
What is the approximate monthly expense for a student in Tallinn?
Living in Estonia often comes with a high cost of living, and Tallinn is no exception. He estimates that you have to have around € 800 per person per month between rent, food and leisure expenses.
Why go on Erasmus to Tallinn?
In the capital of Estonia, you will be able to delve into the culture of the country, getting to know its people, its history and its gastronomy. In Tallinn, you will also be able to practice your English, a language that you will surely speak throughout the day with the rest of the students. Of course, remember to bring warm clothes for winter as it is usually very cold.

 

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