Are you searching for an accommodation in Turin? Here you can find all the information you need about hostels, for a short stay, or university residences, with some useful advice for renting apartment .
If you need a temporary accommodation you can choose an hostel, such as the Ostello Torino, the Tomato or the Open 011. Some hotels offer non-resident students discounted rates, such as the 58 rooms of Sharing Hotel Residence, (some of these are equipped for the disabled people).
You can carry out a detailed research on this website.
In order to organize your stay in Turin you can choose among different solutions. You can apply for a University residence, or a private residence. You can also consider to rent an apartment or a room, by regularizing your contract with the owner: there will be many advantages for both.
EDISU Piemonte (Ente Regionale per il Diritto allo Studio), offers non-resident students, who are enrolled full-time and winners of a scholarship, the opportunity to stay in one of the university residences (Torino, Alessandria, Cuneo, Novara, Vercelli).
You can access to this service according to some criteria such as income and credits, you can read the complete rules on the announcement (bando) on EDISU website, where you can find and apply for a suitable residence. This service offers different solutions: Posti Letto a Pagamento (beds for a fee) for university students (with different rates according to income and credits) and Accomodation by reservation for a short stay and solutions for students engaged in a university research project or for international mobility (Erasmus).
University boarding school Einaudi residences
Einaudi annually publishes a competition announcement in order to access to its five residences in Turin. The accommodation (mostly in single room with common areas, such as bathrooms and kitchen or library) is assigned according to a merit ranking, which selects students according to credits and family income. Website
Campus Sanpaolo offers students, researchers and visiting professors 15 flats of one bedroom and kitchen for one person; 78 three-room flats of two bedrooms with their own bathroom and kitchen for two people; 99 double bedrooms and 86 single bedrooms for a total of 455 beds. All the bedrooms are equipped with telephone, television and wifi connection. Website
The Campus Lingotto is a private residence managed by C.E.U.R (Centro Europeo Università e Ricerca) which can host up to 200 students in single or double rooms, 4 rooms are equipped for disabled people. In order to access to the Campus it is necessary to apply for a competition announcement and to pass an admission test. Website
Sharing Hotel Residence
The Sharing initiative was created in 2011 to meet the students needs who want to stay in Turin. Albergo Sociale offers 122 rooms with different controlled rates according to the period of time. Website
Social Club is an association for social and sport promotion which manages some apartments in the buildings of ex Parco Olimpico. Ten of these apartments are available to non-resident university students. To get more information you can contact the responsible Davide Zivieri 3346934807 or the Website
Casa Oasi is a project managed by Arco Foundation, it offers students the opportunity to stay in double rooms and common spaces for studying, cooking, sport and relax. Website
AlloggiAMI is an initiative, which involves the area Mirafiori: the residents can offer apartments or rooms to students or researchers and in agreement with AlloggiAMI, the local shops offer discounted rates. Website
Enjoy the Difference is a project, which thanks to the co-housing formula meets the needs of non-resident students, searching for an accommodation. Moreover it offers disabled students a better chance to improve their everyday life. Website
The Internet network provides the best updated tool to find a roommate or an accommodation. Social groups and advertisements links (affitti-studenti.it, bakeka.it, easystanza.it, mioaffitto.it etc.) provide contacts with the house tenants and other possible students willing to share an apartment. The university notice boards are very useful, in fact everyday students put new announcements, that are particularly useful to find an accommodation close to your university. Before renting an apartment you have to get informed about your rights. Distrust from contratto in nero (illegal contracts) and control that a contract for university students is offered. You will be guaranteed and the owner will benefit from significant taxes relief, here you can find useful information, read carefully and check if your landlord has agreed.
Cercoalloggio – Official housing website for students
If you choose a solution in the real estate market, EDISU offers a free service of counseling, which will help you with the research and signing the contract. You can visit the online database and service. Website
StessoPiano, house sharing
The StessoPiano service promotes house sharing among young people from 18 to 35 years old and puts them in contact with the owners. The aim is to guarantee legal contracts, that can be very beneficial to both parties and the opportunity to obtain a Prestito d’onore in order to support the costs. Website
Abitare Giovani is an info point for young people, who are searching an accommodation in Turin. You can find all the information about the services and the initiatives of the town, such as the C.A.S.A project., which can offer students residing in Turin a loan up to 3.500 €
There is an international platform for international students, borned to help you to find your house or room! The international student housing platform is Housing Anywhere.