Student accommodation, flats and rooms for rent in Trieste

Due to its history, Trieste is a unique city in northern Italy. It used to belong to the Austro-Hungarian Empire and that can be seen in its particular environment. It is located a few minutes from the sea, so it was the main port of that empire.

Another reason why thousands of students choose Trieste every year to do Erasmus is, in addition to its university, because it is located in a perfect place to travel to different parts of Europe. It is located a few hours by train from Venice and its region, Friuli Venezia Giulia, borders Slovenia and Croatia.

It is also true that many students from all over the world choose this Italian city to live for a season, so the young atmosphere is very fun and dynamic. By coming here you will meet people from all over the world and you will get to know other cultures.

If you are looking for student accommodation in Trieste, keep reading this article. We tell you everything you need to know about the neighbourhoods most chosen by students to live in and the types of accommodation available.

Student apartments for rent in Trieste

This is the most chosen option by students who move to live in the Italian city. The flats can be both for a single person, that is to say, studio type, or for two or more people, with more than one room. Most of the apartments offered include features such as a washing machine, air conditioning, equipped kitchen, internet, cabinets, heating and dishwasher. Besides, many have a terrace.

Regarding the price of student flats in Trieste, that of a studio apartment starts at € 600 onwards and that of a two-bedroom apartment starts at € 800 per month.

Student room for rent in Trieste

The price of rooms for rent for students in Trieste ranges from € 230 per month onwards. The average is € 270 for a private room in a flat shared with other students.

Most of the rooms offered have a wardrobe, desk, window to the outside and bedding. Pay attention because in some cases the owners of the apartments seek that the people who live there are of the same sex, especially in the case of flats in which women live.

Student accommodation in Trieste

For students, the location of the apartment or room we choose is important, mainly for three reasons: to be close to the central area where social life takes place, to have quick and easy access to the university and to be able to pay a low rent price. In this section, we advise you on the best areas to live as a student in Trieste.

Apartments for rent in Barriera Nuova

This neighbourhood is highly chosen by students because it is located very close to the main headquarters of the University of Trieste. Also, it has easy access to the rest of the city, both on foot and by public transport. A studio apartment in Barriera Nuova has an average price of € 750 per month.

Apartments in the San Giusto neighbourhood

San Giusto is located near the old town of Trieste and another of the university's headquarters. In this area, the price of a two-bedroom apartment starts at € 800 and up, and a studio apartment starts at € 600 per month. The average cost is € 900 in either case.

Rooms for rent in Borgo Teresiano 

In this neighbourhood you will find some of the cheapest rooms in the city, since it is located a bit far from the centre of Trieste. For example, a private room in an apartment shared with other students has a price that starts at € 230 per month. An advantage of this neighbourhood is that it is close to the Centrale train station, so it has a good connection with the rest of the city and with other nearby cities.

Erasmus accommodation near the University of Trieste

This institution, whose name in Italian is Università Degli Studi di Trieste, has a main headquarters and some faculties in other buildings throughout the city. The main headquarters are located next to Piazzale Europa, in the San Cilino district. To find accommodation near this institution, you can look in neighbourhoods such as Barriera Nuova or Borgo Teresiano, which have good public transport communication.

If, on the other hand, you are going to study at the Faculty of Economics, Mathematics and Statistics, for example, it is advisable to choose an accommodation near the districts of Borgo Giuseppino, San Vito, Campo Marzio or even Città Vecchia.

University residence in Trieste

There are several university residences where you can request a place in this city in northern Italy. However, the prices of rooms or apartments are usually high and places tend to run out very quickly.

Each of Trieste's university residences offers different locations and amenities. You will see that some have, for example, laundry and common spaces to study and have fun.

Frequently Asked Questions about Trieste

How much does a student flat cost in Trieste?
The cost of renting an apartment depends both on its location, as well as on its size and characteristics. For example, a studio apartment has a price that goes from € 600 onwards per month, with an average of € 750. On the other hand, the cost of a two-bedroom apartment in Trieste goes from € 800 per month onwards.
Sharing a flat with other students in Trieste?
This alternative is usually one of the most chosen by young people who move to Trieste every year. This is mainly for two reasons: firstly because it lowers the cost of monthly rent and utility bills, secondly, because it makes the experience more fun by being able to share it closely with other students who find themselves in the same situation.
Where to find cheap student accommodation in Trieste?
We recommend that you use the Erasmus Play search engine and comparator, where you will be able to view the offer of verified accommodation from different platforms and online companies. You will be able to compare its characteristics and, when you find the ideal one for you, book 100% online and secure.
How much does it cost to live in Trieste for students?
This will depend on the type of accommodation you choose and the lifestyle you live. Supposing that you decide on a room in a shared flat, and adding expenses for food, transport and some leisure, think that you should have around € 600 per month.
Why go on Erasmus to Trieste?
This northern Italian city, being so close to other Eastern European cities, has an interesting cultural mix and lower prices than others, such as Milan or Venice. It is a city with a fun atmosphere, surrounded by nature and close to the borders of Austria, Croatia and Slovenia, so it is very easy to travel to other places. 



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