Housing options

Below are descriptions of the different types of accommodation you can search for in Borås.

Student rooms and student apartments

Apartments and rooms owned by the large rental agencies specifically intended for students at the University of Borås. Some agencies offer furnished student rooms, others do not. In some cases, you share a kitchen and shower with the other tenants, while in other cases you have your own bathroom. Student apartments are usually small studio apartments where you have your own kitchenette, toilet, and shower.

Sublet apartment

Rental apartments sublet to students at the University of Borås by private persons. These could be either furnished or not. Talk to the landlord in question to find out.

Shared lodging

A room or a part of an apartment or house let to a student by private persons. These rooms are usually furnished but talk to the landlord to make sure. Normally you share a kitchen and bathroom with others living in the house/apartment. Many international students prefer this type of accommodation as it enables them to get to get in contact with Swedish people easier.

Standard apartments/flats

Apartments owned by the large rental agencies that are not specifically intended for students but that anyone can apply for. These are not furnished. Electricity and Internet are normally not included in the rent.

Temporary accommodation

For example a youth hostel. These are furnished but you will have to share a kitchen and bathroom with the other residents. Normally intended for shorter stays only.