Accommodation for exchange students

Application criteria

Please note that for the first semester, all rooms are booked. For the second semester however, there are still plenty of rooms available.
Still looking for a room for the first semester? Please check out http://www.ugent.be/en/facilities/housing/market/rooms.htm

In order to apply for housing, you have to initialize the application exchange procedure.

The Housing Office will be able to process your housing application as soon as you have been accepted as an exchange student at Ghent University.

Location of the living units

Rooms plus: site Kantienberg

Rental fee of the living unit

Academic year 2016-2017

Rooms plus: 415 EUR/month (12 month contract: 383 EUR/month); deposit for room: 125 EUR; deposit for key and badge: 35 EUR.

Academic year 2017-2018

Rooms plus: 424 EUR/month (12 month contract: 391 EUR/month); deposit for room: 125 EUR; deposit for key and badge: 35 EUR.

 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 3 months, the maximum rental period is 12 months.
  • 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 of cancellation and/or no-show an administrative fee of € 100,00 will be charged (only applicable to students). This fee is due if you cancel your reservation after you have received confirmation for accommodation from the Housing Office. All cancellations must be done in writing.
      • 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 apply for housing.

      Applying for housing is only possible after you have initialized your exchange application procedure.

      (If you are a PhD exchange student, you must apply via this application procedure as well. However, then the terms and conditions of PhD students   apply)

      More information?

      For more information about rooms plus please contact Accommodatie@UGent.be, tel. +32 (9) 264 71 12

      Other useful information? Pages for Exchange students