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When and how do I apply for student accommodation at Majstranden?

The application time for student accommodation is ongoing. When you submit your application, you are placed in our housing queue. Where you are in the queue depends on when you submit your application and when you need accommodation.

Please fill out the application HERE.

Who can apply for student accommodation?

Majstranden’s student accommodation should primarily serve students who are studying full-time or guest students at universities in the Helsinki region.

What determines who gets student accommodation at Majstranden?

Decisions on allocation of the student accommodation are made based on the applicant’s need for accommodation, financial and social situation, membership and activities in owner associations as well as other society activities.

When do I find out if I have obtained student accommodation?

The student accommodation at Majstranden is popular, so how quickly you can obtain student accommodation depends on how many flats are free and when they will become free. If there are any changes in the housing queue, we will contact you at once with an offer of accommodation. Offers from 1st of August are generally sent out in May and June every year.

How are applicants who do not yet have an admission place processed?

Applications are accepted continuously. If you are a first-year student, you can complete your application as soon as you know if you have secured an admission place, whereupon the accommodation’s occupancy level determines whether you can have a flat or if you are placed in our housing queue. If there are any changes in the housing queue, we will contact you at once with an offer of accommodation.

TV network

The TV network in Majstranden is DVB-C based (Cable).

Do I need to arrange my own electricity contract?

No, the property company buys all electricity to the properties and charges the tenants based on consumption.

What type of home insurance should I have?

A home insurance that at the least covers water damages.

What should I do if I lock myself out of my flat?

If you are locked out, the door can be opened by our maintenance service, weekdays 7 am – 3 pm, please call 029 428 2910. Other times (weekdays 3 pm – 7 am, public holidays and weekends), Suomen Huoltopäivystys take care of this service, please call 040 724 7395.