Finding a home can take some time and you may want a temporary place to stay initially. In Linköping, there are a number of hotels, apartment hotels and hostels where you can stay a few nights or longer. A good overview can be found on Visit Linköping’s website. Information is available in Swedish, English and German.
As Linköping is a very popular university town the demand for student housing is big. Depending on the season you can get a place to stay fairly promptly, or need to queue for a while.
The largest range of student flats is owned by Studentbostäder i Linköping AB. For more information on how to apply for an apartment visit Studentbostäder’s website.
Botrygg Bygg AB has apartments with special student deals in the vicinity of the Travel Center. Unfortunately their homepage is only available in Swedish but you can contact via email Botrygg Bygg AB
ByggVesta has built a large number of student apartments right next to the University.
Graflunds has special student offers in the residential areas Ryd and Skäggetorp. Unfortunately their homepage is only available in Swedish but you can contact them via email Graflunds
You can find ads on subletting on the electronic notice board on Linköping’s university website. You can even post your own ad on the site. Some ads are in Swedish and some in English.
Renting an accommodation
There are a number of landlords in Linköping and the surrounding area. On our website you can search landlords depending on your area of interest or obtain a list of all landlords (hyresvärdar) in town.
The municipality's landlord and the largest landlord in the city is AB Stångåstaden. For information on available housing, how to apply and how to join the housing queue, please visit Stångåstaden’s website (Swedish).
You can also find ads for rental apartments in the local press, such as Corren, and on websites such as Bovision. Unfortunately the information is only available in Swedish. You can also post your own ad in Corren.
Buying a home
To buy a home, you can either contact the owners themselves or contact an estate agent. Both owners and estate agents advertise in the local press and on the internet. The biggest website for finding a home is Hemnet (only Swedish) but you can also find ads in the local papers (Swedish), such a Corren.
Building a Property
If you would like to build yourself you can find useful information through the municipal land brokerage (kommunala tomtkön). Unfortunately the information online is only available in Swedish but you can contact the brokerage via email, The land brokerage