Wiipurilainen Osakunta takes care of its members by offering housing to new students beginning at Helsinki University in the autumn. There are five studio apartments available, extremely conveniently located in Kamppi in Helsinki city centre, in Domus Academica building. All studios are 21.5m² and their rent is about 666€/month/person.
Rental agreements are for one year, i.e. from the time period 1.9.-31.8. The Fuksi Apartment application period takes place yearly at the beginning of summer. Applicants moving from the nation home region of Southern Karelia will be prioritised. Apartments are distributed via ballot.
- 21,5 m² fuksi apartment (5) floor plan
WiO also offers cheap accomodation for active older osakunta members. The Osakunta has 23 apartments meant for older osakunta members, which are all studios or one bedroom apartments. The application period for these apartments is yearly at the end of winter such that about half of the apartments are available in even years and about half available in odd years. Apartment leasing is based on how active applicants are in the osakunta and their academic progress.
A majority of the apartments meant for older osakunta members are located in Vallila in Mäkelänrinne 5A, with good transport connections to the city centre and university. The building belongs to Ylioppilasasuntolasäätiö and was renovated in 1994. The building includes a fixed internet connection in all apartments. The rental cost of apartments varies between 16 and 19 €/m². The available apartment sizes are as follows:
- 18 m² small studio apartments (4) floor plan
- 28 m² small one bedroom apartments (10) floor plan
- 47 m² one bedroom apartments (5) floor plan
Additionally, Wiipurilaisen Osakunnan Stipendisäätiö owns four studio apartments, whose application process is the same as that of the apartments in Mäkelänrinne 5A: two studios on Sturenkatu (27 m² and 29 m²), one studio on Aleksis Kiven Katu (29 m²) and one studio on Helsinginkuja (25 m²).
Wiipurilainen Osakunta rules related to housing are available as a pdf document (in Finnish).
For more information about housing, please contact the asuntolasihteeri: (asuntolasihteeri(at)wiipurilainenosakunta.fi)