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Accommodation

All three of our campuses are located in the town centres or very close to the centre. Living in these cozy towns is affordable and distances are short. Degree programmes conducted in English are taught at our campuses in Kokkola and Pietarsaari which are both beautiful seaside towns.

Kokkola

Student housing

Kokkola has a generous supply of rented apartments. Student apartments are rented by Tankkari, whose office is located at Kustaa Aadolfin katu 1, 67100 Kokkola. All students studying in Kokkola can apply for Tankkari’s apartments. The application for an apartment/room can be submitted on their website.

Tankkari offers three types of student apartments:

To get an idea of the price range of Tankkari’s student apartments you can refer to this page on their website.

General rental apartments

Rental homes can also be searched through local real estate agencies and rental agency sites. Website’s that would be beneficial for you to check out:

You can use the following Finnish words while looking for rental apartments on Finnish websites (such as Regionline and Tori.fi) and to look for local Facebook groups where people post available apartments: “vuokrataan”, “vuokrataan Kokkola”, “vuokra-asunnot Kokkola” and “vuokra-asunnot Keski-Pohjanmaa”.

The price range of rentals is affordable compared to larger cities. Moving between places within the town is also easy, as the distances are short, and the campus can be accessed from the city centre by foot or by bike.

The local public transport buses, bysse, as we call them, drive by the campus also.

Pietarsaari

Student apartments in Pietarsaari are rented by Fastighets Ab Ebba Kiinteistö Oy.

The price range of rentals is affordable compared to larger cities. Moving between places within the town is also easy, as the distances are short, and the campus is located right in the town centre.

Rental homes can also be searched through local real estate agencies or rental agency sites. A very good place to start is Vuokraovi.com which is one of the biggest, if not the biggest, website for rental apartments in Finland.

Ylivieska

Ylivieskan vuokra-asunnot Oy offers both shared apartments and regular apartments for students.

Rental homes can also be searched through local real estate agencies or rental agency sites. A very good place to start is Vuokraovi.com which is one of the biggest, if not the biggest, website for rental apartments in Finland.

The price range of rentals is affordable compared to larger cities. Moving between places within the town is also easy, as the distances are short, and the campus can be accessed from the city centre by foot or by bike. The student apartments are located about 2 kilometres from campus.

Information for applicants

Are you considering applying? Familiarise yourself with our guide for applicants to learn how you can apply.