Accommodation for academic and scientific staff/visitors

Location of the living units

Rental fee of the living units

Academic year 2016-2017

  • Single studio: 505 EUR/month; deposit for room 125 EUR; deposit for key & badge 35 EUR.
  • Flat for couples: 587 EUR/month; deposit for flat: 300 EUR; deposit for key & badge: 70 EUR.
  • Flat for families: 820 EUR/month; deposit for flat: 300 EUR; deposit for key & badge: 70 EUR.

If you apply for a period of 2 weeks, only a half month’s rent will be charged.

Academic year 2017-2018

  • Single studio: 515 EUR/month; deposit for room 125 EUR; deposit for key & badge 35 EUR.
  • Flat for couples home Fabiola: 701 EUR/month; deposit for flat: 300EUR; deposit for key & badge: 70 EUR
  • Flat for couples home Heymans: 599 EUR/month; deposit for flat: 300 EUR; deposit for key & badge: 70 EUR.
  • Flat for families: 836 EUR/month; deposit for flat: 300 EUR; deposit for key & badge: 70 EUR.

If you apply for a period of 2 weeks, only a half month’s rent will be charged.

Terms and conditions

When you apply for a living unit in the University Halls of Residence, you agree to these terms:

Rental period

  • The minimum rental period is 2 weeks (14 days), the maximum rental period is 6 months. The maximal rental period for flats is 3 months (no extension possible).
  • It is only possible to rent
    • from the 1st or the 16th of the month,
    • until the 15th or until the last day of the month.
  • Check-in is not possible during weekends, except for weekends in February, July, August and September.

    Rental payment

    • The rent is due from the start of the reserved period.
    • The costs for the consumption of water, electricity and heating, provision of bed linen, cleaning of the common areas, repair service, use of telephone and internet are included in the monthly rent.
    • The monthly invoice will be sent to you by email. Payments have to be made by bank installments and does not need to be done before your arrival.

    Modifications and cancellations

    • In case the living unit remains vacant due to cancellation and/or no show of the tenant, the rent for the reserved period will be charged to the department or faculty.
    • In case you wish to change the period for which you have made a reservation, please inform us at least one month before the start of the confirmed period. After that time, requests for changing the period will no longer be accepted and the rent will be due for the confirmed period.
    • Once the tenancy agreement has been signed, it is not possible to terminate the agreement early. The rent is due for the duration of the agreement.

    Apply for a living unit

    Please read the Terms and conditions mentioned above before you contact your department in order to apply for accommodation. All applications must be done by a member of staff from your faculty. You can find more information on how to apply on our Dutch page (Only for personnel from Ghent University).

    More information?

    Academic staff: For more information about single studios and flats please contact Accommodatie@UGent.be, tel. +32 (9) 264 71 32
    Visitors: For more information about single studios and flats please contact Accommodatie@UGent.be, tel. +32 (9) 264 71 32