HousErasmus+ aimed at mapping student accommodation solutions for international students.

Started: 2015

Funding: Erasmus+ Key Action 3

Project budget: 499,982 €

Length: 2 years

Partners: 4

The project HousErasmus+ tackled an important obstacle for mobility: the lack of affordable and quality accommodation for international students and trainees during their mobility period. In particular, the hinders faced by exchange students as one of the main beneficiaries of Erasmus+ were examined.

The project provides a comprehensive mapping of a nationally, regionally and locally diverse situation for international student accommodation in Europe.

The housing market is in general determined by national legislation and often shaped by regional and local policies and realities. The project took note of these factors and conducted a large-scale desk-research, underpinned by a range of study visits and regional conferences resulting in a comprehensive research report. Furthermore, the project created policy a recommendation and good practice overview for all actors involved – students, universities, municipalities/regions, housing providers and the European Commission.

The regional conferences and trainings were also used to build capacity and allow for peer-learning between aforementioned actors.

Partners: Erasmus Student Network, European University Foundation, UNICA, Compostela Group of Universities.