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How to find accommodation in Strasbourg, which welcomes more than 50,000 French and international students each year? Studapart takes care of everything by offering you all types of accommodation: in student residences or in studios, roommates or homestays.

 

Student accommodation in Strasbourg in the heart of the metropolis

 

Strasbourg, a booming student city

 

Strasbourg is a large French city located in the east of the country, in the Bas-Rhin department. It has about 277,000 inhabitants. Strasbourg is a small city but which attracts a lot. Strasbourg is recently ranked as the 7th best student city in France. It’s a very lively city thanks to its creative district. The city is home to museums, beach, parks. It is also a city that is often the location of many shows, concerts and festivals. It also gives direct access to Germany. It is also a young city where 32% are under 25 years old. It’s a city that is very well served. It offers trips by tram, bus, and allows a direct connection with TER. It is located 1h42 from Paris by TGV, 2h from Metz.

 

The status of a student city is a real asset for Strasbourg both demographically and economically. Strasbourg schools and universities are the source of many jobs in the metropolis. The higher education and research offered by Strasbourg establishments explains the attractiveness of the city. It offers a wide variety of high quality training courses. It hosts the University of StrasbourgECAM StrasbourgStrate Design SchoolINSA and the ENA.
Strasbourg is also in the top of the ranking of green cities in France. It has many natural assets with parks and gardens, green spaces.


The city Strasbourg is one of the largest university centers in France. It has more than 50,000 students. These students represent almost 20% of the city's population. Strasbourg is also a student city with an international outlook. 20% of students in Strasbourg are international students.
 
In a context of increased competition between university centers, access to housing is a criterion which strongly influences students in the choice of the place of their studies. The massive presence of students in a territory also has a direct impact on a city’s housing market.
 
More than 50,000 students seek a student apartment in Strasbourg each year, outside their parental home. So what are the types of accommodation popular with these French and international students? What average budget for a student rental in Strasbourg? In which districts? Studapart answers all these questions.
 

 

What area for student accommodation in Strasbourg?

 

One in two students is looking for a studio or a T1 for their student accommodation
 

For more than 50% of students, their choice mostly turns to a studio or a T1 apartment. Less than 20% of students tend to choose two-room apartments (T2), the name itself, choose to live in a shared apartment in Strasbourg. 10% less looking for accommodation with locals.

 

What type of accommodation can I choose from while staying in Strasbourg?

 

Colocation in Strasbourg is a great success
 

Colocation is increasingly requested by students from the city of Strasbourg. 20% of Strasbourg students are in shared accommodation against 21% in the rest of France on average.
A quarter of the students who leave the family home immediately turn to shared accommodation. This way of living allows students to live in larger, better equipped and better quality housing. It’s a way to be less isolated. And this for a lower cost: one can find a roommate in Strasbourg for an average around 400€ on average. While the rent for an entire home would rather be 600€.


The student roommate in Strasbourg is also developing because it is interesting for owners by guaranteeing them better profitability. A 4-room apartment rented to a family earns 900€ while it can earn 1,200€ by being rented by the room to students. In the face of the colocation craze, more and more companies specialize in student residences and so-called “colocation” products. Most shared flats are made up of 2 or 3 students. 80% of the shared apartments in Strasbourg come from the private rental stock, in 3-room accommodation.

 

 

What is the average rent for student accommodation in Strasbourg?

 

A student will have to spend on average 400 € per month for their accommodation
 

Strasbourg is not an expensive university city compared to other big cities. The average budget for a student in Strasbourg is 400€. This is lower than the provincial average. Strasbourg is more expensive than its neighbours, where the budget would be slightly lower. For example, in Metz or Mulhouse, rents are around 5% more expensive than Strasbourg depending on the type of property with the exception of private student residences. But the budgets for rent in Strasbourg remain much more reasonable than in Paris, where the student budget is 400€ in all.
 
The average rent for a room in Strasbourg is over 350€. The average for a shared room is over 400€. We go up to more than 450€ for a Studio. T1s are rented on average 500 €. T2 on average 615€. Finally, for a room in a private residence, it takes more than 450 €.
 

Who are the guarantors for the rental of student accommodation in Strasbourg?

 

The family is most often the guarantor

 

In the majority of cases, it is the parents who stand as guarantor for student accommodation in Strasbourg. A small percentage of them turn to their friends for a guarantor. Less than 5% of students in Strasbourg have no guarantor. Some rely on state systems to obtain a bond. Many Studapart students in Strasbourg use the Studapart certification to act as their guarantor.

 

Where do young people looking for student accommodation in Strasbourg come from?

 

Strasbourg, a student city with an international outlook
 

A small percentage of students looking for a student apartment in Strasbourg are from the city and therefore have not changed city for their studies. The bulk of student mobility to Strasbourg is then made up of people from Paris, overseas and the surrounding area. Strasbourg also has 20% international students.
 

 

How to book student accommodation in Strasbourg with Studapart?

 

Studapart offers many student accommodation in Strasbourg
 

Given its large number of students, thousands of students have to find student accommodation in Strasbourg every year. The task is not always simple. Some want to stay on the outskirts of Strasbourg. But a large number of students are looking for their studio or flatshares in the center of Strasbourg.
 
They can find accommodation in Strasbourg quickly using Studapart. Studapart has been specializing in student rentals for 5 years and offers students an online housing platform dedicated to them. The platform brings together offers from studios, flatshares, homestays and apartments in student residences in Stasbourg. Studapart allows them to book their student rental in Strasbourg online, with or without a visit. They can also take out home insurance at the time of booking. A multilingual support team (French, English, Spanish, Italian and Mandarin) is available 6 days a week to guide them. The team can also assist them in their discussions with the owner if necessary.
 
At Studapart, we believe in a simpler and more humane rental experience. On a daily basis, we work to facilitate access to housing for French and international students.
 

 

What does a student gain from using Studapart?

 

Studapart facilitates its research and reserves exclusive offers for it

 

What do students in Strasbourg gain from using the Studapart housing platform?

 

  • A 100% secure platform

Studapart assesses the authenticity of ads and user profiles. We encourage renters to make our students happy with a record response rate, a complete profile and quality accommodation. Our team is there to support you along the way. In the event of unforeseen circumstances, we undertake to do everything to relocate you.
 

  • The Studapart Guarantee

No guarantor? Do not panic ! When booking your student accommodation, you can take out the Studapart guarantee. Studapart will thus become your guarantor. This guarantee will allow you to reassure your landlord and rent any accommodation on the platform.
 

  • Studapart Certification

As it is difficult to find a student rental in Strasbourg without a French guarantor, Studapart offers international students a way of certifying the creditworthiness and authenticity of their guarantors' supporting documents. This way, international students in Strasbourg will have their rental applications reinforced. The Studapart Certification will allow you to search for accommodation on Studapart, but also on any other property rental sites and/or directly with landlords, student residences or real estate agencies. 


Maëlle M.

Brand manager

Frequently asked questions

What is the average rent for student accommodation in Strasbourg?

For the most part, students looking for student accommodation in Strasbourg are looking for studios from € 455 to € 555

What type of accommodation should you choose to stay in Strasbourg?

Students looking for student accommodation in Strasbourg outside the family home are looking primarily for a studio with an average rent of € 505 or a T1, a one-room apartment, with a average rent of € 701. Shared accommodation is also in great demand, since it is the cheapest solution to obtain a more spacious and comfortable student apartment in Strasbourg.