Accommodation for Erasmus Mundus students

Application criteria

Your housing application is valid (and will be processed by the Housing Office) from the moment you have received a “Letter of Admission” from Ghent University. The Housing Office will not be able to meet requests from degree candidates without Letter of Admission. Also, If applicable, be sure you have your visa.

Location of the living units

Single room plus:

These buildings are mainly occupied by international students 

Please note there are no differences between these units or buildings (Groningen, Uppsala, Göttingen and Canterbury): they are all part of one complex and connected to each other with a walking bridge on the first floor. 

These buildings are mainly occupied by international students

Flats for two (perfect for couples):

Terms and conditions

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

Rental period.

  • The rental period starts on 20 September 2023 or 7 February 2024.
  • Check-in is not possible during weekends, except for weekends in February and September.

Rental payment

  • Check out the rental fee for the correct academic year
  • The rent is due from the start of the reserved period. You are obliged to keep the living unit that was allocated for the duration of the tenancy agreement.
  • The costs for the consumption of water, electricity and heating, provision of bed linen, cleaning of the communal areas, repair service and use of internet are included in the monthly rent.
  • A monthly invoice will be sent to you by email, the deposit will be charged on your first invoice.
    Please note that there is no need to pay anything pre-arrival nor upon your arrival.

Modifications and cancellations

  • In case you made a mistake or would like to change your application, please reply as soon as possible on the application letter you received.
    In case no living unit was assigned to your application, you can still cancel or change the application without costs.
  • If you cancel your application after a living unit has been assigned to you by the Housing Office (upon which you receive a confirmation email), an administrative fee of € 75.00 will be charged. 
    An exemption is granted to applicants who do not meet the eligibility requirements to be able to rent a living unit in the academic year for which they have submitted an application and informed the Housing Office of this situation in due time.

  • A ‘no-show’ within 7 days after the start of the agreement equals a cancellation unless the tenant notified the Housing Office of the late check-in. An administrative fee of €75,00 will be charged and in this case, no exemptions are possible.

  • From the start date of the tenancy agreement, the tenant may terminate the lease only if you terminate your studies or registration at Ghent University.
    The notice period consists of 1 month. The notice period of 1 month starts on the first day of the month following receipt of the email or letter.

  • All modifications and cancellations must be done in writing, stating the reason and including the necessary supporting documents.

Apply for a living unit

  • Academic year 2023-2024

Apply online

      Please note that in case you will not be enrolled at Ghent University but at another University, you need to register as a "guest student" within the online application.

      More information?

      For more information about housing, please contact , tel. + 32 (9) 264 71 12