Helsinki Summer School arranges housing for international students. However, we cannot guarantee that we are able to book a room for everyone. In order to secure your accommodation, confirm your reservation by paying the accommodation fee as soon as possible, but no later than June 3, 2013. We do not arrange housing for Finnish students and residents of Finland.
A bed in a "Backpackers" twin room, price: 490 EUR/ person
A bed in a "Eurohostel" twin room, price: 540 EUR/person
A "Eurohostel" single room at Helsinki's Eurohostel, price: 830 EUR
Address: Eurohostel, Linnankatu 9, FI-00160 HELSINKI
Accommodation time: August 5 to 23 (if you wish to extend your stay, please contact the hostel)
More information: http://www.eurohostel.eu/
Pros and cons
+ Great location, only few kilometers away from the University of Helsinki’s main building and Helsinki city center
+ All prices include a daily buffet breakfast, linens, towels, and morning & evening sauna
+ Eurohostel single room: includes also improved sound isolation, new furniture and tv (can also be used for browsing internet for 4 EUR/day)
+ Communal kitchens, toilets and showers on every floor
+ A wireless Internet connection (WLAN/WiFi), available for: 5 EUR/1 day, 15 EUR/4 days
+Reception open 24/7
- Only few single rooms available
- Shared showers, toilets and kitchen
One-room flat (~20 m2) with kitchenette and bathroom, price: 520 EUR + 50 EUR (refundable deposit for the apartment key, must be paid to Helsinki Summer School in cash upon arrival)
Address: Vuolukiventie 1
Accommodation time August 2 to 23, 2013 (cannot be extended)
Pros and cons
+ Location best for the students studying in the University of Helsinki Viikki campus.
+ Bus route 71 from the Helsinki Central Railway Station stops close to the Vuolukiventie
+ The apartment is equipped with basic furnishings: bed with mattress, table and chair, wardrobe, curtains,
+ Launderette and sauna, located in the building, are free of use
+ Free broadband Internet connection (WLAN) in every apartment. Prepare to bring LAN cable with you.
- Pihlajamäki is further away from the Helsinki city center and the universities’ campuses (except the univesity of Helsinki Viikki campus, see above):
- The apartment does not include kitchenware, cleaning equipment or linens, pillow or blanket. Be prepared to bring your own.
- Cleaning is not included to the price however it is part of the occupant’s responsibilities.
- Personnel available only certain days and hours
All accommodation fees must be paid in advance. The final deadline for the payments is June 3, 2013. Your reservation will be confirmed only after the accommodation fee has been paid fully. You can make your payment by credit card. Read more
You can also arrange your own accommodation.
One option is Forenom's accommodation in the Herttoniemi area in Helsinki.