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Accommodation in Finland

Töölö Towers

Incoming faculty members and visiting scholars have the option to seek accommodation in Töölö Towers. Töölö Towers is a joint dormitory owned by the University of Helsinki and Aalto University providing accommodation for international researchers and other guests.

Töölö Towers are especially suitable for shorter stays up to 6 months. For persons planning to stay longer than that, Töölö Towers are well suited as a first apartment and gives you the possibility to look for another apartment when already in Finland.

Reservations and inquiries are only made by receiving units. Contact information to your receiving unit can be found under Departments.

Other links related to accomodation in Finland:

Infopankki.fi > Housing
Information about accommodation in Finland.

VVO
Private agency offering housing for rent/sale (webb-pages and service in English)

SATO
Private agency offering housing for rent/sale (webb-pages and service in English)

Huoneistokeskus
Private agency offering housing for rent/sale (webb-pages and service in English)

Kiinteistömaailma
Private agency offering housing for rent/sale (webb-pages and service in English)

Oikotie
Portal with search function for housing for rent/sale.

The Finnish property market is in a large extent in Finnish. Below property search terms used in Finland.

FinnishEnglish
AlueRegion (e.g. Uusimaa)
AluetarkennusDistrict (e.g. Helsinki)
Asunto/AsunnotApartment/Apartments
Etsi/HaeSearch
HintaPrice
HuonelukuNumber of rooms (often shortened to 1h, 2h etc.)
KaikkiAll/Everything
KerrostaloBlock of flats
Loma-asunnotHoliday house
MaakuntaProvince (e.g. Uusimaa)
Myytävät asunnotApartments for sale
OmakotitaloDetached house
Pari-taloSemi-detached house
Pienismall
Pinta-alaSize(m²)
Talo(t)House(s)
VuokraRent
Vuokra-asunnotRental apartments