If you have been selected for a complete degree at the University of Porto you should start looking for a place to live in. There are several types of accommodation you can choose from, depending on your personal preferences and on your budget.

Private Halls of residence 

As the interest in student accommodation escalates, private companies have established themselves in Porto with a high number of rooms for rent in the short and long term. In 2019, 800 new beds will be available for renting in the Asprela District, where the Faculty of Engineering is located. It is predicted that in 2020 other companies start to operate with around 1500 new beds. These are luxury halls of residence, very close to FEUP and with na interesting pack of services included. Prices may range between 435EUR (shared room) up to around 700 EUR (single room).

  • Almada 234 – Soon available
  • Livensa Living Soon available
  • LIV Student Oporto Polo Universitário Soon available
    LIV Student Oporto Campus Street– Soon available
  • micampus Porto Asprela – (100% off on the booking fee for FEUP students – use the promo code FEUP2024).
  • Xior Student Housing InPorto – Soon available
  • Studyou Porto Asprela – Rooms from €519.00/month. Special offer 24/25 with expenses included (electricity, water and Wi-Fi)*. The rooms are all single with private bathroom and have a double bed (120cmx200cm), wardrobe, desk with chair, full-length mirror, shelves, central heating and fridge with freezer. Reservation fee €150.00 to confirm the booking. Deposit of €700.00 and 1st rent required up to 10 days before move-in. *Please see terms and conditions on the website.
  • Residences of Misericórdia do Porto
    Single: 620€;
    Double: 400€
    Double: 330€;
    Single: 440€
    *Expenses included: water, energy, heating, internet, fortnightly cleaning of rooms, fortnightly washing of bed linen and psychological support. All prices are per person.

You may rent an apartment on your own, or if you want to save money you can share it with colleagues; in the beginning, the easiest solution is to rent a room inside an apartment where all rooms are rented to students just like you.

Prices vary according to the location and conditions offered. Students are normally asked to pay two months’ rent in advance. As a consequence of the enourmous tourist boom and the raise in the number of international students in the city of Porto, prices have increased in the last two years, but are still low comparing to the capital Lisbon or the main European cities.

There are several ways to look for a flat:

While looking for the ideal place to live, there are several hostels in Porto where you can stay. Visit this website for more information.

University Halls of residence

The Social Services of the University of Porto (SASUP) provide, in the three university poles, nine halls of residence with limited capacity and specially directed to students with financial difficulties. There are usually long waiting lists for this type of accommodation. For more information and contact please check on: