Apartment types

DAS has three different types of accommodation options for the exchange students:
• a room in a shared apartment
• a shared room in a shared apartment
• a studio apartment
• a one room family apartment / a shared studio
Most of the apartments reserved for exchange students are rooms in shared apartments or shared rooms in shared apartments.

Women and men live in separate shared apartments. 

If you wish to live with a friend or spouse who is different gender than you, fill in your wish on the application. Agreements for same apartments for students who are different gender will only be made by request and if the duration of the living for these students is similar. For example if both stay for the fall semester - living in same apartment is possible. 

Room in a shared apartment

Room in a shared apartment stands for one bedroom for a single person in an apartment shared by other exchange students. You will have your own private bedroom. You will share a kitchen, bathroom and possibly other common areas with other exchange student in the same apartment. There are separate shared apartments for male and female students.


Shared apartments have a kitchen with stove/oven and refrigerator, usually one bathroom and toilet. In addition, some apartments may have a balcony.


Shared room in a shared apartment

Shared room in a shared apartment stands for one bedroom for two people in an apartment shared with other exchange students. You will have the same facilities than in a room for single person, but there are two beds in one room. Shared apartments have a kitchen with stove/oven and refrigerator, usually one bathroom and toilet. In addition, some apartments may have a balcony. There are separate shared apartments for male and female students.

In DAS XI all the rooms in 3 room shared apartments are shared. In DAS Lauri one room is 3 room shared apartment is shared.

This is a good option if you want to share the room with your friend. In the application, please remember to mention the name of the person you want to share the room with. He/she also has to send an application to DAS.


Private studio apartment
Studio apartment is a one-room apartment with a private bathroom, toilet and a small kitchen with stove/oven and refrigerator. Sizes of studio apartments vary between 20- 30 square meters.
One room family apartment / A shared studio

Sharing a studio apartment means that two exchange students share the studio apartment together. You will have the same facilities than in a studio apartment for single person, but there are two beds and the size is bigger than studio (about 35 m2).


This is a good option if you are a couple and want to have an apartment together. In the application, please remember mention in the application with whom you wish to share the studio. These apartments can be offered also to friends who want to share the same bedroom.


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