Varna is a port city located in eastern Bulgaria, on the Black Sea. It is the third most populated city in the country, making it one of the most important cities in the country.
Varna has several attractions and places to visit, as well as different interesting areas for young international people who go there to live for a while. The nightlife is quite active and many of the clubs offer discounts to Erasmus students. You will also find a wide variety of restaurants, bars, shops, etc. Many young people also enjoy the atmosphere around the Varna seafront. Also, in summer there are usually many music festivals to which we recommend that you go with your friends.
Varna welcomes thousands of students every year, therefore there is a lot of demand and that is a good reason why you should start looking as soon as possible. In addition, if you use the Erasmus Play housing search engine, it will surely be easier, since you will be able to compare all the verified accommodations available in Varna.
In Varna, there are different apartment options available for students and young professionals. Take a good look at the details that each floor includes (number of rooms, size of the apartment, elevator, etc.). Most of the apartments are furnished with everything a person needs: bed, cabinets, desk, study light, fully equipped kitchen and bathroom, etc.
The cost of a studio flat goes from € 270 per month onwards, for one in a neighbourhood far from the city centre. When it comes to an apartment with more rooms to share, one with two rooms usually starts at € 375 and up.
If you are looking for a room in a shared flat in Varna pay special attention to the description, as some of the available rooms are in private flats and others in student residences. For this reason, you have to decide what type of accommodation you want to live in before making the reservation. For example, residences typically have higher prices than private flats.
The cost of a room in a shared flat can vary greatly in price, the minimum normally being € 200 per month and the maximum € 600. However, the average price for this type of accommodation is usually around € 300 per month.
Being a large city, Varna has different neighbourhoods where you can find accommodation. Most students look for locations near the universities as well as places of leisure frequented by young people. Below are some of these areas:
Here you will find a large part of the city's restaurant and leisure offer, so in this area, there is usually a very lively atmosphere. You will also be close to different universities and relatively close to the beach and green areas.
This district is part of the central area of Varna, but its location is very convenient for those who want to be close to the beach and the main park of the city. There is also a wide variety of shops, restaurants and entertainment venues here, as well as Varna's central train station.
Levski is an area located northeast of the city centre. This neighbourhood is suitable, above all, for students who are going to the Technical University of Varna.
The following are some of the most recognized institutions in the city that receive the most Erasmus students every year:
This prestigious university has several careers within the speciality of Medicine. Its facilities are innovative and its faculties are spread over different buildings, most of them located in the city centre, around the Santa Ana University Hospital.
The campus of this institution is located to the northeast of the city centre, about a 20-minute walk from it, in the neighbourhood called Levski. This area is a good option if you want to live close to the Technical University of Varna.
This private university is the largest of its kind in Bulgaria. Its main campus is located north of the centre of Varna. If you want to live near the Free University of Varna, you should look for accommodation in areas such as Chayka or Saints Constantine and Helena.
Despite its name, this institution also has several faculties that are not related to Economics, such as Languages or Tourism. The departments of this institution are divided into three different campuses in Varna, located both in the city centre and in the surrounding neighbourhoods.
Some of the universities in this Bulgarian city offer residencies to international students, so you have to check if the institution you are going to has this option. There are also some private university residences that you can consider, although many young people prefer to rent rooms in private shared flats.
|How much does a student room cost in Varna?|
|The average cost of rooms in shared flats in Varna is usually € 300 per month. However, you can find rooms at cheaper prices like € 200 or higher like € 600 per month.|
|Where to find cheap student accommodation in Varna?|
|We recommend that you use the Erasmus Play search engine and start your search as soon as possible. Many students choose this Bulgarian city to do their Erasmus, so the demand is high and the accommodations with good prices and conditions are quickly sold out.|
|How much is the Erasmus scholarship to study in Varna?|
|The amount assigned to each student depends on their country of origin since each one has different regulations in this regard.|
|What is the approximate monthly expense for a student in Varna?|
|You have to have around € 600-650 per month for rent, food and leisure expenses, although it always depends on your lifestyle and the type of accommodation you choose.|
|Why go on Erasmus to Varna?|
|This city is very lively for students. In it, you will be able to enjoy different activities and outings with both national and international young people. Of course, students from previous years recommend that you learn at least a little of the local language before you arrive since some posters are in their language and not in English.|