Student Accommodation

You need to apply for accommodation yourself. Please remember to do it in good time before your arrival. It's a good idea to register as soon as possible at the different housing companies. 

The Student Accommodation Portal

The Student Accommodation Portal is a collaboration between the municipality of Gävle, Gavlegårdarna, Gefle Student Union and University of Gävle. The Student Accommodation Portal is a website where you will find student accommodation for rent. Private persons can put in an ad when they have available rooms or apartments.

Visit the Student Accommodation Portal at

Student accommodation through Gavlegårdarna

The community housing company Gavlegårdarna offers affordable student accommodation throughout the city, their largest campus is positioned in the area Sätra which provides 500 students with accommodation.

To apply for a student apartment you must be admitted to the university of Gävle and paid your tuition fee. Please note that these two requirements must be met before you can submit your application. Apply by sending Gavlegårdarna an e-mail with your name, e-mail, phone number and which program you will be studying. Send your details to

Student accommodation through Svenska Studenthus

Svenska Studenthus AB offers newly built student apartments. The apartments are located on campus and have fully equipped kitchens and their own washing machine with dryer.

Go to to apply for student accommodation. 

Student accommodation through Gävle Studentbostäder

Gävle studentbostäder offers newly built student apartments 200 meters from the University. The apartments have fully equipped kitchens with full size freezers and tiled bathrooms.

Go to to apply for student accommodation.

The Municipality of Gävle can help you

If you have trouble finding accommodation on your own, the Municipality of Gävle guarantees students at University of Gävle student accommodation provided they meet certain requirements. To learn more about the requirements please contact the Municipality of Gävle at email or telephone 026-17 80 00.

Other Options


Student accommodation in beautiful Ockelbo close to Wij Trädgårdar.
50 km from Gävle.

Preservia fastigheter

Offers rental accommodation for students in Gävle.


Accommodation in Sandviken 20 km from Gävle with excellent bus connections.


Accommodation 20 km from Gävle, on the way to Uppsala/Stockholm. Good train and bus connections both ways.

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Landlords and Brokers in Gävle

Here is a list with a large numbers of landlords and brokers in Gävle.

Temporary Accommodation

Published by: Lisa Olsson Page responsible: Lisa Olsson Updated: 2018-07-03
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