Accommodation

Here you can find information about how to find accommodation in Finland.

Accommodation in Finland

Töölö TowersIncoming 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.

Finnish English
Alue Region (e.g. Uusimaa)
Aluetarkennus District (e.g. Helsinki)
Asunto/Asunnot Apartment/Apartments
Etsi/Hae Search
Hinta Price
Huoneluku Number of rooms (often shortened to 1h, 2h etc.)
Kaikki All/Everything
Kerrostalo Block of flats
Loma-asunnot Holiday house
Maakunta Province (e.g. Uusimaa)
Myytävät asunnot Apartments for sale
Omakotitalo Detached house
Pari-talo Semi-detached house
Pieni small
Pinta-ala Size(m²)
Talo(t) House(s)
Vuokra Rent
Vuokra-asunnot Rental apartments