Information ABOUT HOW to FIND SOMEWHERE TO LIVE IN KALMAR AS A NEW STUDENT.
NEVER, EVER, UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES, PAY IN ADVANCE. THE STUDENT UNION IS NOT RESPONSIBLE IF YOU BECOME THE VICTIM OF A SCAM!
Linnaeus University will give you some information on how to look for accommodation: Link
Kalmarhem is the largest accommodation company in Kalmar and they offer student accommodation. Here is some information about the rules that will apply to you: Link to Kalmarhem
The Student Union can assist international students in their search for a place to stay, but please note that it is the student’s own responsibility to find accommodation. Have a look at our accommodation website: Link
You can also contact the following private housing companies: https://www.kalmar.se/bygga-bo-och-miljo/bostader/hitta-bostad.html
Kalmarrum.se also offer student accommodation.
Accommodation outside of Kalmar city:
This housing company offers a 700 kr rent discount for students each month. Mönsterås is a community about 30 minutes away from Kalmar and there is a bus service.
This housing company offers a 20 % rent discount for students. Emmaboda is a community about 35 minutes away from Kalmar and public transport is good, with busses and trains.
Nybro is a small town about 20 minutes away from Kalmar and public transport is good, with busses and trains.
If you do not find a place to live at the beginning of your stay in Kalmar, you can contact Hotel Svanen at 0046480-255 60 or www.hotellsvanen.se. They offer student discounts and the price for one hotel night (one person) is 715 kr while the price for one hostel night is 435 kr and one night in a shared bedroom is 195 kr. They also serve breakfast.