Accommodation for visiting researchers

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Accommodation for visiting researchers

Stockholm University rents and manages furnished rooms and apartments which are owned by other landlords in Stockholm. These are available to International researchers with a doctoral degree, who are doctoral candidates or are PhD students at Stockholm University.

Apply for the queue

To receive an accommodation from the Stockholm University Housing Office, you must apply for the housing queue. The housing queue is long, so accommodation cannot be offered to all applicants.

Finding housing on the private market

Here we have compiled some valuable advice about finding housing on the private market.

Arrival information for tenants

Here you will find practical information regarding key pick up and how to get to Stockholm University

General information for tenants

Here you will find general rules and regulations for our accommodations, such as information on rent payments and fault reports.

Departure information for tenants

Here are some guide lines that you need to think about before your departure. Make sure you have read and done all that is asked of you before you go back to your home country.


Housing Office

Please e-mail the Housing Office if you have any questions.


You are also welcome to meet us during our visting hours every Tuesday 13.00-15.00 at Servicecenter, Södra Huset.

Application form for University accommodation for visiting researchers

Foreign researchers with a doctoral degree and doctoral candidates at Stockholm University are eligible to apply for reseacher accommodation.

Stockholm University Guesthouse

Short term accommodation for visiting reserchers and PHD students