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Living in Riihimäki

26.04.2022 11:11

The town is located about 60 km from Helsinki and the airport, and it takes only 45 minutes to reach Riihimäki from the Helsinki metropolitan area. Train connections to Helsinki and whole Finland are really good and as a student you will get 50% discount from the train tickets.

Student Housing in Riihimäki

The Hämeenlinna Student Housing Foundation – HOPS offers nice accommodation ​for HAMK students. Riihimäki student buildings are situated near the train station in Peltosaari about 1 kilometre from the town centre and 2 kilometre from HAMK.

Rentals in student apartment in Riihimäki are on average 230 – 299 € (dorm) and single-room apartments start at 341 €/month. Use of electricity, water and the laundry room is included in the rent, so there will be no additional fees for using these services. Most of the apartments come with a bed, desk and a shelf. The kitchen will contain a table and some chairs. You are free to bring your own furniture into the apartment.

Read more about stu​dent accommodation.​

Picture: The Hämeenlinna Student Housing Foundation

Leisure time in Riihimäki

There are many activities in Riihimäki for students. Sports, nature, culture and much more if you take a train to Helsinki or Tampere.

After arriving in Riihimäki, your student tutor will help you settle in into your apartment and guide you during your first days. Tutors will give you information about opportunities in Riihimäki, hobbies, sports, culture and other activities.

Local student assoc​iation, Rino ry:

The Student Union of HAMK UAS, a.k.a HAMKO, is a student governed and effective force making sure that students’ voice is heard in HAMK UAS: