Student Accommodation

Looking for an apartment? Here you will find some tips on how to find an apartment in both Helsinki and Vaasa.

Student Accommodation in Helsinki

Hanken student apartments: Isabella and Majsporten

If you are registered as present as a degree student at Hanken in Helsinki, you can apply for student accommodation. Student accomodation means apartments that are built with public loans by non-profit organisations. The rent is approximately 20 % lower than rents for private apartments.

All student accomodation rental contracts are valid for one academic year at a time. Requirements for getting a new contract for the next academic year is to be registered as present at Hanken in Helsinki and that you have taken care of your commitments in accordance with the rental agreement.

Hanken's Isabella

Utsikten till innegården från en Isabellas bostad.

Hanken's Isabella in Jätkäsaari has 78 studios and two one-bedroom apartments. The first temants moved in 1 September 2021. Half of the apartments have an ocean view and the other half has a view to the courtyard (attached image).

Rent in Hanken's Isabella:

Studio with kitchenette 23- 26,5m² 564-693 €/month
Studio with kitchenette 30m² 750 €/month
1bedroom apartment 51-52m² 1010 €/month

 

The link to the application form to Hanken's Isabella is now open for all Hanken degree students.

There were still six studios left (31.8.2021), all with a view to the courtyard.

The applications for the apartments in Isabella are managed by Arcada Nova. Questions about your application can be sent to info@arcadanova.fi. An application is always required to get a rental agreement.
 

Majsporten

Hanken has 40 % of the apartments in Majsporten in Arabianranta, Majstranden. The first tenants of the Majsporten building (with an Arcada sports facility on the roof) moved in on February 1st, 2019.

The Majsporten student housing project is a cooperation with Arcada University of Applied Sciences. Applications are handled by Arcada Nova.
Please fill in the following sentence in the application form (6. Additional information):
I am a Hanken student applying for an apartment in Majsporten.

The Majsporten house consists of 103 apartments devided into 85 one-room apartments, 14 two-room apartments (couples and buddies) and four three-room apartments. 40 % of the apartments are reserved to Hanken students. Rents and apartments:

One-room apartment 24.5-32m² (60 apartments) 470-520 €/month
One-room apartment with alcove, (also for couples), 34.5-40,5 m² (25 apartments) 587-731 €/month for the whole apartment
Two-room apartment 37-45.5m² (9 apartments) 685-800 €/month for the whole apartment
Buddy Two-room apartment (2 separate rooms + a shared room with kitchen), 56-60.5m² (9 apartments) 896-940 €/month for the whole apartment

 

All rental contracts are valid for one academic year at a time. Requirements for getting a new contract for the next academic year is to be registered as present at Hanken and that you have taken care of your commitments in accordance with the rental agreement. The same standards of conduct, general conditions and rules for sub-tentants are applied as for all tenants of the Majstranden student housing apartments. Read useful information for tenants »
 

Other Student housing in Helsinki

HOAS (Foundation for Student Housing in the Helsinki Region) offers about 9 000 apartments for anyone undertaking full-time studies in a secondary level educational institution or university in the Helsinki region (Helsinki, Espoo, Vantaa or Kauniainen).  The City of Helsinki also offers housing in different parts of the city.

Student housing in Vaasa

VOAS (The Student Housing Foundation in Vaasa) offers apartments to students in Vaasa. The foundation offers shared apartments, studios and family apartments in downtown, Palosaari, Suvilahti, Huutoniemi, Gerby and Melaniemi.

Hanken is a partner of HousingAnywhere.com, the international student-to-student housing platform. Students who are coming from abroad to Helsinki and Vaasa can find & book a student room on www.HousingAnywhere.com. The rooms on this platform are offered by our students that go abroad for a study abroad semester, exchange, Erasmus or internship. Using the platform itself is completely free for you as a student; when you make a concrete booking an administrative fee will be charged as a part of Housing Anywhere’s secure booking system.