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Accommodation & Cost of Living

ESTIMATED COST OF LIVING IN ANTWERP

• Room: €340/month
• Utilities (water, electricity, internet, fire insurance): €100
• Registration city hall: €20
• Bike rental: €75/year
• Living costs: €400-500/month
• Rent deposit: €700 (2 months’ rent)
• Study materials: €100/semester (varies between study programmes)

ACCOMMODATION 

Artesis Plantijn University College does not dispose of its own accommodation for exchange students. 

We advise you to look for student accommodation in Kotweb

Kotweb is a collaboration between the city of Antwerp, the higher education institutions in Antwerp and GATE15, Antwerp's student portaI. It offers the largest database of student accommodation in Antwerp. 
In the advanced search you can specify several criteria. Make sure to select the “short term rent” box if you want to rent a room for less than 10 months.
 

High-quality student accommodation

All the student rooms in Kotweb have been inspected on fire safety and housing quality standards.
Based on this inspection, the city services assigns a 
quality label to each student property. 

Rental prices

The average monthly rental price for a furnished room in Antwerp is:
- € 340 for a room
- € 420 for a studio (room with private bathroom and kitchenette)
- € 535 for a flat

These prices do not include extra costs (gas, electricity, water, internet).
You will also have to pay a deposit at the start of the rental agreement. This deposit usually equals one or two months’ rent. 

Rental agreement

Every rental agreement must be in writing. You and your landlord should both receive an original copy of the contract signed by both parties. 
Never sign a document you don’t understand. Ask for an English translation. Contact the Stuvo AP housing service in case you have questions about the rental agreement.

International exchange students (Erasmus & other) who have difficulties in finding a suitable room are offered assistance by Stuvo AP (student services).

Flights to Brussels Airport

Brussels Airlines proposes a special offer for exchange students, with many advantages for only €199 for a return flight, taxes included! 

With this made-to-measure package, students benefit from a return “Light&Relax” flexible ticket valid for all Brussels Airlines operated flights in Europe, with a total of 52kg of baggage and for a minimum 3 months to a maximum 1 year stay.

Moreover, family and friends enjoy a 20% discount with a promotional code on their Brussels Airlines flight to come visit the exchange student. This package is available for our European destinations, for Moscow (€299) and for Tel Aviv (€349).

For more information and sales conditions, please visit our website dedicated to this student offer: www.brusselsairlines.com/exchangestudent