Accommodation; Forssa

Student Accommodation in Forssa

Forssa’s student building is located on a pleasant site 1.5 kilometres from the town centre. All day-to-day services are available from a large shopping centre situated locally. The student building has good facilities, such as a sauna, washing room and a drying room.

  • All apartments have wired internet connections.
  • The Forssa student building was finished in 1978 and renovated in 2004.
  • The building has 94 apartments, including single-room, double-room apartments and triple-room apartments. The apartments vary in floorspace between 29 and 76.5 m2.

The rent includes all housing related services, such as electricity, water and internet connection.

Each student must pay a deposit of €250. A bank transfer form will be given to the student upon signing the rental agreement. The student has one week to make the deposit payment. The deposit will be returned to the student if the apartment is left clean and tidy. If the apartment is left untidy, the deposit will be used for cleaning expenses.

The Hämeenlinna Student Housing Foundation (HOPS) provides accommodation for degree students. The rent includes all housing related services, such as electricity, water and internet connection. Read more about student housing from their webpage: http://www.hops.fi/en/home

Instructions for Exchange Students

HAMK will arrange accommodation in advance for exchange students provided that they inform of their arrival one month prior to the arrival at the latest. The apartments for exchange students are also in Forssa Student House (Helsingintie 15). The monthly rent is approximately €220. The rental period is equal to the length of the exchange period. During the spring semester, the month of May is the last possible month to rent an apartment arranged by HAMK.

Before the exchange student leaves to go back home, a representative from HAMK degree programme will check that each month´s rent has been paid. All exchange students will pay a fee of €30 for a “Starter Kit” to include linens and kitchen supplies. The apartments for exchange students include basic furniture: bed with a mattress, a pillow and a blanket with linen, a desk in the bedroom and a dining table with chairs. The kitchen is equipped with some cooking utensils, cutlery, crockery and cleaning equipment.

Rental agreement – exchange students

  • You should contact our Maintenance Supervisor, Ilkka Knuutila, (on the 3rd floor) to sign your rental agreement. He will also give you the key to your apartment, if you have not got it yet. When moving out, the key should be returned to him.
  • The rent is paid to the Financial Secretary, Ulla Stepanoff, (on the 3rd floor).

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