Finding the right place to live, is definitely one of the major concerns of incoming exchange students.

The UAS BFI Vienna does not provide student accommodation, however Vienna is a student-friendly city and there are many different types of accommodation to choose from, like student dormitories, private rented apartments or shared apartments.

Since the UAS BFI Vienna is very well connected to the public transport system, it is possible to stay close to the university or in another district.

Depending on the individual course selection, students might have classes at one or both of our teaching locations:

The main building is situated at:
Wohlmutstrasse 22
1020 Vienna (Underground station: Messe Prater)

The second location is situated at:
Media Quarter Marx (MQM)
Maria Jakobi Gasse 1/3.4
1030 Vienna (Underground station: Schlachthausgasse, Train station: St. Marx)

At MQM the courses of the following study programmes take place:

  • Work Design & HR Management
  • Strategic HR Management in Europe
  • Film, TV and Media Production
  • Technical Sales and Distribution Management

Student Dormitories

ESN STUWO Cooperation

ESN Austria has arranged an attractive deal for accommodation with STUWO who is one of the largest student housing providers in Vienna.
For more details visit the ESN Austria website or send an e-mail to

In order to take advanage of the deal, you need to sign up by 30 June 2020 (for winter semester 2020/21).

The OeAD-Housing Office

The OeAD Housing Office offers student dorms in various areas of the city of Vienna. The registration deadline for the winter semester is 15 August, for summer semester 15 January. Please make sure you book in time for the semester.
If you rent a room in a student dormitory of the OeAD the key has to be picked up at their office (Ebendorferstrasse 7, 1010 Vienna). Please take this into consideration when booking your flight. You can also ask your buddy, if he/she can help you.

The “OeAD-Guesthouse MOLKEREISTRASSE” is a modern student guest house just around the corner from the main location of the UAS BFI Vienna. In order to book a room please consult the OeAD-Housing Office.

Österreichische Hochschüler_innenschaft:

The Austrian student’s union offers a list of all student dorms in Vienna and Austria.


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Anne Schitter, M.A.

Coordinator of Incoming Student Mobility

Tel.: +43/1/720 12 86 - 81

Office hours
Tue, 12:00 - 14:00
Wed, 10:00 - 13:00
Individual appointments outside the office hours by e-mail

The international activities have been funded with support from the European Commission. This publication [communication] reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.