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Offers for international researchers

The OeAD student housing provides places in student halls of residence and small flats for recipients of OeAD grants, visiting professors, guest researchers and students in the city of Vienna as well as in the other federal provinces of Austria.

Viennabase (an original Viennese non-profit dormitory operator) offers inexpensive but still high quality dormitories. Single rooms with private bathroom or single apartments with the highest level of privacy are available at four different locations.

iHouse supports international students arriving in Vienna and enables them to enjoy it. Our Student Welcome Service includes a friendly and openhearted welcome at the Vienna International Airport and the comfortable transportation to your OeAD guesthouse, as well as our unique Key Support, allowing you to relax in your new home quickly and to explore your helpful Survival Guide.

home4students offers cheap accommodation for students in close proximity to your university in Vienna, Graz, Klagenfurt, Salzburg and Innsbruck.

Further information about accommodation can also be found on the website of the Austrian Student Union (ÖH - Österreichische Hochschülerschaft; in German only).

The website offers general information regarding:

  • property ownership
  • rentals
  • students housing
  • grants and financing
  • housing - authorities and advisory boards.


General information on housing in Austria can also be found in the publication of the Public Employment Service Austria (AMS): Living and working in Austria (page 21f; pdf).

Housing costs in general

Costs for accommodation can vary greatly. Average costs for rent inclusive running costs (main residence dwellings) per dwelling monthly are about € 567,5 or € 8.47 (1st quarter 2022) per square metre of floor space.

Further information: Statistics Austria