Finding a suitable accommodation in Klagenfurt is not easy: the demand keeps growing and rent prices keep going up. In order to increase your chances to get the type of accommodation you wish, it is important that you apply well in advance.
The OeAD (Austrian Academic Exchange Service)Housing Office manages accommodation for international students in student dormitories: http://housing.oead.at
Please note that OeAD can offer only a limited number of rooms, which are alloccated on a first-come-first-served basis. In order to apply for accommodation with OeAD follow this link http://housing.oead.at/en/applyhere , read the instructions and click on „apply here“ at the bottom of the page. A registration fee of EUR 35,- is required to complete your application and can be paid via Paypal, credit card or SOFORT.
You will receive an offer for accommodation after a short period of time. If you wish to accept it, you need to pay a deposit (EUR 950,-) by the given deadline.
The OeAD Housing Office can reserve accommodation only for those students who completed the online registration AND paid the deposit. OeAD will do their best to fulfill your accommodation wishes according to availability.
Please note that the minimum booking period in student dormitories is one semester:
Winter semester October, 1st – February, 15th
Summer semester February, 15th – June, 30th
Monthly rate: between € 274,- and € 360,- (academic year 2017/18)
IMPORTANT: We strongly recommend students who need a housing confirmation for their visa application to apply for accommodation with OeAD!