Location and Room Information

Hovbeslag facade

Hovbeslag (the Ferrier’s House) is located in the campus area called Kräftriket near Lake Brunnsviken, a 10 minute walk to Campus Frescati. Kräftriket is an area with older historical buildings and have a rich academic background.

Hovbeslag, is a large three story house that was built in 1911 and is owned by Akademiska Hus. It has been carefully renovated to preserve the historical interior architecture and is classified by the state as having high cultural value. Due to this, all tenants who stay here are required to accept some very specific rules that are in place to preserve the historical interior architecture. These rules are specified on your rent contract.

The house contains fourteen apartments for international guest researchers, PhD students and exchange students.  There are two types of apartments in this house, private apartments and apartments for shared living.  The apartments vary in size and number of rooms.  

Application information

Double occupancy is allowed in all private apartments, however it is not allowed in the shared apartments. Some rooms have a double bed and some rooms have a single bed. The minimum rental period is 3 months and the maximum rental period is one year.


Apartment at Hovbeslag
Two room apartment at Hovbeslag

All apartments are furnished with basic bedroom furniture such as a bed and a wardrobe. Furnishings vary between apartments depending on the size.  Please note that you need to bring your own quilt, pillow, sheets and towels.  The kitchen has a refrigerator, freezer, stove and oven. Basic dinnerware and cooking utensils are provided. 

Cleaning supplies, including a broom, mop and pail are provided. Tenants are responsible for buying other cleaning supplies needed during their lease. 

Rent and rent payments

All accommodation are rented out on a monthly basis and charged accordingly.

  • The monthly rent rent for a room in a shared apartment varies between 3300-7000SEK.
  • The monthly rent for a studio varies between 5500-7100SEK.
  • The monthly rent for a two room apartment varies between 10200-15900SEK.

The rent in all accommodations include heating, cold water, hot water, electricity and internet (Wi-Fi). Please note that Excessive use of electricity will be charged extra.

For more payment information log into your accommodation account.


Wi-Fi is included in all apartments at Hovbeslag. Each apartment has a router with information about the name of the network and the password.


Hovbeslag is located in the Campus area called Kräftriket, which is a 5 minute walk to the Stockholm University Frescati Campus.

More information

For more information about the accommodation, area, amenities as well as general rules and regulations please read Tenant information Hovbeslag.