Saint-Louis can provide accommodation for exchange students.
If you prefer to look for accommodation independently then there are different options available.
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Arranging accommodation through the University
Which residence is available to exchange students ?
Saint-Louis proposes to its exchange students, in partnership with Quares Student Housing, about fourty bedrooms in the mixed student residence "Ommegang" located on the Saint-Louis campus.
The residence has 3 floors, each with about fifty furnished rooms, collective fully equipped kitchens and common sanitary fittings. It also has a lounge, a terrace, a laundry room, a bicycle parking and a caretaker. The 7th floor is reserved for exchange students.
There are four types of accommodation: room standard with washbasin, room standard + with washbasin, room premium with private sanitary fittings, studio with private sanitary fittings and small kitchen.
Rents vary from 417€ to 654€ per month depending on the size, level of comfort and equipment of the accommodation. The charges (energy, internet, cleaning of the common rooms, caretaker) amount to 75€ a month. The deposit is equivalent to one or two month's rent. A rental of a duvet, a pillow and bed sheets is mandatory and costs 50€ (not towels). The final cleaning of the room costs 50€ for a room standard or standard+, 75€ for a room premium and 100€ for a studio.
Reserving a student room at Saint-Louis
Once you have been accepted, you should complete the accommodation reservation form as soon as possible. Depending on the type of room you choose, and also on the rooms available when your completed form is returned, the Accommodation Office will send you a lease agreement with the information to enable you to pay the rent and the deposit. Please note that reservation is only effective once you have paid the deposit.
The room allocation process is organised in order of requests'reception date. It is very important to respect the registration deadlines (June 15 for the first term or for the whole year and November 15 for the second term).
You will be sent by email all the practical information you need regarding how to obtain your keys before you travel to Brussels.
What are the rental period?
First term: from Monday August 30, 2021 till Thursday January 27, 2022 (5 months)
Second term: from Monday January 31, 2022 till Thursday June 30, 2022 (5 months),
Whole year: from Monday August 30, 2021 till Thursday June 30, 2022 (10 months),
Paying the rent
There are three methods of payment available. Payment by bank transfer is preferred.
Payment of the one month's rent deposit and of the total rental cost for the entire stay by bank transfer, in one go.
Payment of the two month's rent deposit by bank transfer and payment of the rent on a monthly basis by direct debit. If you choose this option you will need to provide the Accommodation Office with a copy of the direct debit instruction.
Payment of the two month's rent deposit by bank transfer and payment of the rent on a monthly basis in cash. If you choose this option please note that a charge of 15 Euros is added to the monthly rental fee.
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