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How to find accommodation?

Savonia will help you to find a room in Iisalmi after we have received your request for accommodation. Companies providing student housing are private organisations and they are not owned by Savonia. You can rent a room either from these companies, from private flat owners or from Hostel Iisalmi.

Petterinkulma Oy

The rooms have no equipment. You can share the room with somebody or have a room of your own. The kitchen and the bathroom are shared. There are usually two to four rooms in one unit. Coin-operated laundry facilities are also available. Students are responsible for the cleaning of their rooms. The rent is 200-300 € per month and you should be prepared to pay two months' rent beforehand. The houses are situated 1-3 kilometres from the school. For more information contact jaana.laakso(at)

Hostel Iisalmi

You can stay in Hostel Iisalmi, which is situated in the centre of the town about 2,5 kilometres from the school. The modest rooms are equipped with furniture and bedclothes. You share the kitchen and bathrooms with others. The kitchen is equipped with cooking utensils. The rent is about 200-300 € per month depending on the size of the room and the numbers of guests per room. Guests staying for a longer period take care of the cleaning of the rooms by themselves. More information at

Savonia UAS

Savonia is one of Finland's biggest and most versatile universities of applied sciences. Our campuses are situated in Kuopio, Iisalmi and Varkaus. There are almost 6000 students and 600 employees at Savonia. In education we implement Open Innovation Space (OIS), where we combine learning, development, research, and teaching.