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Housing and accomodation in Kuopio

Please note that Savonia University of Applied Sciences does not provide accommodation for incoming students. Admitted students and visitors can apply for a rental apartment at KUOPAS or TEKMA.

KUOPAS (Kuopio Student Housing Company)

KUOPAS provides accommodation for students and their families (spouses and children) in the Kuopio area. Kuopas has 40 apartment buildings around the town situated 0.5 - 10 km from the city center. Please notice that a monthly bus ticket costs about 50 euros, which you might have to add to the living costs.

Office address:
Torikatu 15

Tel: +358 02 710 9740 or
+358 20 710 9741 (abroad)
017 264 0700 (within Finland)
Fax: +358 17 264 0755 (abroad)
017 264 0755 (within Finland)

How to apply? In order to apply for a room or an apartment fill in the application
form on the Internet:


Tekman Tuki ry / Tekman Tuki Association
Tekman Tuki association rents rooms and apartments
for students of Savonia University of Applied Sciences
(mainly for students in the School of Engineering and Technology).

Office address:
Tekman Tuki ry
Retkeilijäntie 1 D 2

Tel: +358 17 2822 831 (abroad)
017 2822 831 (within Finland)
Fax: +358 17 2825 359 (abroad)
017 2825 359 (within Finland)

How to apply? In order to apply for a room or an apartment fill in the application form on the Internet:
Rooms and apartments are situated in the Puijonlaakso area about 1,5 km from the School of Engineering and Technology, Kuopio. Most apartments are designed for two to three students who share a kitchen and a bathroom. There are also apartments for couples and families. All rooms are rented without furniture.


Lumo: Rental apartments in Kuopio

Accomodation in Varkaus

Students arriving in Varkaus should ask about the accommodation from the Housing Office of Varkaus town and make a reservation for a room after he/she has been granted a visa to Finland. Students who study inVarkaus, can apply for apartments from Wartalo Kodit Oy. You can fill in the application form on the internet, There are plenty of privately rented apartments available in Varkaus. 

Accomodation in Iisalmi

VVO & Lumo: Rental apartments in Iisalmi

Temporary places to stay overnight

Useful addresses to find a temporary place to stay overnight

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.