Living in Linz

Student Dorms

You can find additional information on all student dorms in Linz and Upper Austria on the website of the Johannes Kepler University Linz.

Centre for Students of Theology

The Centre for Students of Theology in Dametz Street 29 in Linz offers two shared flats for students of theology.

The shared flats are managed by the Department of Lay Theologians. You can find more information here: Centre for Students of Theology – Living (in german)

The website ‘Flatshare for Students in Austria’ is the best place for students to look for a privately let flat in Austria. Please note that this website is currently available only in German.

Living Grants

The Official Representation of Employees Upper Austria (Arbeiterkammer Oberösterreich) provides you with comprehensive information on public transportation in the region (student tickets and ÖBB-Vorteilscard for students under the age of 26) and with opportunities to apply for living grants.


You may also request a living grant directly from the Office of the Government of Upper Austria. Please find more information on eligibility criteria here:

Amt der Oö. Landesregierung (Office of the Government of Upper Austria)
Abteilung Wohnbauförderung
Bahnhofplatz 1, 4020 Linz
telephone: +43 732 77 20 - 141 43 or 141 44