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

Shared apartments, spare rooms and roommates in Vicenza

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Despite being a relatively small city, two universities welcome numerous international students every year in Vicenza: the University of Verona and the University Study Foundation of Vicenza. Thanks to this, every year young people tend to make a large group of friends who come from different nationalities, taking part in many activities together. In addition, this can also influence if you live in a shared flat since your flatmates are most likely from different parts of the world.

Advantages and disadvantages of sharing a flat in Vicenza

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In case you have not yet decided to rent a shared flat with other students, here are some of the most relevant pros and cons of this type of accommodation:

Advantages of sharing a flat in Vicenza

  • You will be able to choose between single rooms and double rooms, which in turn can be part of both private shared flats and student residences.
  • Surely you will find shared flats in convenient areas to live as a student, which is usually the same historic centre or nearby neighbourhoods, such as San Biagio.

Disadvantages of sharing a flat in Vicenza

  • In many cases, the cost of utility bills for water, electricity, internet, etc., are not included in the monthly rental amount that appears in the ad. That means that you will have to add an extra amount at the end of each month to pay for it.
  • Take a good look at the images and the description of each accommodation, as there may be some with capacity for many people but with little space.

Erasmus App for your exchange programme in Vicenza

If you want to make the planning and experience of your exchange easier, we recommend that you download some apps for Erasmus+ that are available. In them, you will not only find a large amount of relevant information for the exchange, but also online communities where you will be able to read recommendations from students who have been to Vicenza before. One of the tips they give is to find out which Sunday of each month many of the city's museums are free, so you can take the opportunity to get to know the ones that interest you more affordably.

How to meet people in Vicenza

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Vicenza is indeed a relatively small city, but don't worry, you have different ways to meet people and other students who are in the same situation as you. We give you some examples below:

Student associations in Vicenza

The Erasmus Student Network does not have an exclusive branch for Vicenza, but it does have one in nearby Verona and Padua. Thanks to this, you can join one of those ESNs to be able to enjoy all the activities they carry out and be part of the different events every week in your free time. Also, both cities have the AEGEE, so you can consider joining it.

Facebook groups for Erasmus in Vicenza

Regarding these groups, there are ESN Padua, ESN ASE Verona, AEGEE Padua and AEGEE Verona. In them, you will be able to see the calendar with all the activities planned for the month and decide which of them you are going to sign up for. These include affordable travel, international dining, theme parties and much more.

WhatsApp groups for Erasmus in Vicenza

You will most likely find WhatsApp groups created by the associations or by other students. We recommend that you join them, so you can be connected more directly and instantly, being able to join more plans.

Tips for living in a shared student apartment in Vicenza

We give you some tips for you to consider when living in a student flat in this Italian city:

  • You can take advantage of the savings on the cost of rent to travel as much as you can around Italy. Vicenza has an excellent public transport connection with cities like Venice, Verona, Padua, Milan and Bologna.
  • If one of your roommates is Italian, take the opportunity to practice the language even more and return home speaking it fluently. I'm sure it will be very useful in your future! And of course, it will also allow you to communicate more easily with locals.

Frequently asked questions about sharing a flat in Vicenza

How much does a shared flat cost in Vicenza?
The price of a spare room in a shared apartment is usually around €350-400 per month on average, although it can be between €290 and €500 per month.
How to meet people in Vicenza?
It will be easy to meet other international students in your apartment and at the university, but if you want to widen your circle of friends, you can join one of the ESN or AEGEE in Padua or Verona to meet young people who are on exchange in those cities. You can reach them in around 30 minutes or an hour respectively.
Why share a student flat in Vicenza?
Because it allows you to explore much more of Italy, thanks to having less of your budget allocated to accommodation. In addition, it will make the exchange much more fun, living in a multicultural environment during your stay in Vicenza.
What to ask before entering a flat share in Vicenza?
You have to ask above all what the rules of the house are before entering, to lay down the necessary foundations to avoid misunderstandings of coexistence.
What are the best apps to find roommates in Vicenza?
One of the best apps/websites is Erasmus Play, where you will find an online community to easily find roommates and accommodation in shared apartments.