There are especially arranged accommodation options for Tampere Summer School participants, please read the desricptions and restrictions carefully before proceeding to booking or applying!

NOTE! If you are applying to UTA as a degree or an exchange student and need accommodation for the whole year, please see the Pre-arrival information for admitted UTA students.

Dream Hostel

This wonderful, centrally located awards winning hostel will offer Tampere Summer School students accommodation in four and six bed dorms. The accommodation is available 7 – 10 August and 11 – 18 August 2017. Unfortunately, due to a big music event taking place in Tampere, the hostel accommodation is not available on 10-11 August.

External students to UTA attending a Summer School course have priority to this housing option.

Accommodation info

  • location: Åkerlundinkatu 2, FI-33100 Tampere
  • accommodation type: bed in a shared 4 or 6 persons’ room
  • reduced-priced nights available: 7 – 10 and 11 – 18 August 2017
    (Unfortunately, due to a big music event taking place in Tampere, the hostel accommodation is not available on 10-11 August.)
  • price: 24 / night / person, including bed linen, wifi, use of bathrooms and showers (in the hallways, in the immediate vicinity of rooms), use of fully equipped common kitchen, tea and coffee around the clock

In order to book accommodation at Dream Hostel:

  • Make sure you know the dates of your Summer School course you have been accepted to.
  • Make your own personal reservation by contacting Dream Hostel directly by email or phone: / +358 45 236 0517
  • The reduced-price nights can be booked until 15 June 2017, please mention “Tampere Summer School 2017”.
  • Please note that there is a restricted amount of places available!
  • If you wish to book extra nights (e.g. before or after the start or finish of your Summer School course) / other accommodation types (e.g. Dream Hotel), please state it when contacting Dream Hostel!
  • After 15 June, regular-priced nights may be available – please contact Dream Hostel directly!

Opiskelijan Tampere

Opiskelijan Tampere ry (Student's Tampere association) will offer rooms in shared flats for UTA Summer School students who attend a Summer School course and then continue studying at UTA (as exchange or international degree students) the whole autumn semester.

Accommodation info

  • furnished private or shared rooms in shared apartments (1-4 bedrooms)
  • shared kitchen, living room, toilet / bathroom, and possibly also a private sauna and a balcony (not dormitory housing, but everything inside one apartment)
  • accommodation period is the autumn semester (1st / 15th August - 31st December)
  • rent varies according to apartment type and location
  • different locations in Tampere, all with a convenient connection (=direct busline) from apartment to the university

Unfortunately, more specific apartment information cannot be given since availability varies according to housing markets. Please note that, there is a restricted amount of rooms available, accommodation cannot be quaranteed.

In order to apply for a room provided by Opiskelijan Tampere (applies ONLY to students staying in Tampere for the whole autumn semester), see further information on Opiskelijan Tampere's website. In questions concerning accommodation details of Opiskelijan Tampere housing, please contact: info(a)

Other accommodation options

  • Forenom - Furnished apartments in Tampere city centre.
  • AirBnB - Private housing offered by local residents.
  • Hotel Ville - An affordable self-service hotel near Tampere city centre.
  • Mango Hotel - An affordable hotel near Tampere city centre.
  • Omena Hotel - A self-service budget hotel in Tampere city centre.