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:
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:
- Digital HR Management and Applied Labour Law
- Film, TV and Media Production
- Interactive Media and Games Business
- Work Design and HR Management
- Technical Sales and Distribution Management
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.
Other student dormitories
Vienna has a very large number of dormitory providers that offer rooms in different price ranges.
The Austrian National Union of students has compiled a list of non-profit dormitory providers in Austria:
Additionally there are also several privately owned dormitories: https://www.iamstudent.at/blog/studentenheime-wien/
Common websites to search for a shared flat are:
Take the time to research the options and find the right accommodation that fits your personal needs.
Always make sure to familiarize yourself with the terms and conditions before booking a place to stay.
Anne Schitter, M.A.
Coordinator of Incoming Student Mobility
Tel.: +43/1/720 12 86 - 281
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.