Accommodation in Jyväskylä

Priimus Campus Residence Hall

Primary accommodation offered for incoming students is Priimus Campus Residence Hall. This Residence Hall is maintained by Jyväskylä College. It is located on Lake Tuomiojärvi (Taulumäentie 45, PL 472, 40101 Jyväskylä). The campus is about 1.5 km from the centre of the City of Jyväskylä.

All the rooms are twin rooms. Each room has two single beds with mattress, blanket and pillow. Each room also has a table, two chairs and a wardrobe.

Every room has en suite toilet and shower facilities. In the common area, there is a kitchen equipped with fridge/freezer, stove, microwave oven, coffee maker, electric kettle and dish washer. There is also a laundry room with washing machine and tumble dryer.

Please remember to bring your own bedlinen!

If you are under 18-years old , you will need a written permission from your guardian - see the appendix.

Check-in times are Mon-Fri 8.00 - 16.-00. Please note that check-in is not possible during the weekend (Sat/Sun) or in the evening or on bank holidays. 

Price is EUR 112 per week (per person) in a twin room with breakfast (porridge, bread, cheese). Bookings only through the contact person at Jyväskylä College. See the appendix. Please make sure that your daily limit allows the full payment of the rent or bring a combination of cash and card.

Get acquainted with the Instructions for the Resedence hall. See the appendix.

In addition to Priimus Campus Residence Hall and Harju Residence Hall there are different types of accommodation possibilities available. See options below.

Recommended options for longer stays:

Please note, that normally these apartments are not furnished:

1. KOAS : Central Finland Student Housing Foundation

The Central Finland Student Housing Foundation rents out flats for students in Jyväskylä. The foundation is supported by the City of Jyväskylä, the students’ union of the University, the students of the Polytechnic - registered association Jamko - and some smaller students’ unions.

Application for a flat has to be done personally - please contact KOAS

2. Kortepohja Student Village

Application for a flat has to be done personally - please contact Kortepohja accommodation office

3. Forenom

Furnished apartments:

Recommended options for shorter stays

Recommend options for shorter days, e.g. for incoming staff or students arriving on weekends

1. Omena Hotel Jyväskylä

Omena Hotels is a no-frills hotel chain at a significantly lower rate than the general price level. No reception or sales office in every hotel, but a common remote reception at your service 24/7. All rooms are equipped with a double bed (1-2 persons), a sofa bed (for 1-2 persons) and cooking facilities.

Location: in the centre, 0,5km from Harju Campus, 1,6km from Viitaniemi Campus.

Online booking and payment only. Rates are room only and vary slightly from day to day.

2. Gasthouse Laajis

Gasthouse Laajis is a hostel situated in Laajavuori ski & activity resort.

Location: 4km from the centre, 3km from Viitaniemi Campus, 3,5km from Harju Campus.

Bookings and payments directly to the hostel. The reception is only open until 21:00. Extra charge for late arrival.

3. Hotel Milton

Hotel Milton is a cosy and traditional hotel in the centre of Jyväskylä, right near by the Travel Center. Special prices for visitors of Jyväskylä College if booking is made through International Coordinator Milka Niskanen.

Helsinki or Tampere

If you arrive in Finland on weekend via Helsinki or Tampere and want to spend the first night there, the most inexpensive options are Omena Hotels (Helsinki and Tampere) or Dream Hostel (Tampere)