I’m a student looking for a room to rent, what should I do ?
From 30th April 2019, the FMEL will launch an online reservation system.The new reservation system will allow you to book your accommodation and to directly receive the lease agreement.

Can I choose my room?
All eligible students will have the opportunity to choose their own room, studio or apartment according to certain criteria: budget, accommodation type, location, number of flatmates and bed size.

When will the registration for next semester open ?
There will no longer be any need in the future to register at a given date to obtain housing from FMEL. By creating a personal profile on the booking portal, you can at any time consult the available accommodation and book online.

How should I pay the rent ?
For all questions regarding the rent, please refer to our website, under tenant, living in homes, how to pay and the internal house rules, Art. 11.

Can I sub-rent my room ?
For all related questions about sub-renting, please refer to our website, section tenant, living in homes, house rules, Art. 3 Sub-renting and short – term stays. Possibility to rent a room/studio in summer (from June to mid-September) to another student. The tenant should email the house administrator to receive the sub-renting contract. The sub-renting must be approved before the starting period by FMEL and certain conditions must be met.

I have to leave my accommodation, what do I need to do ?
According to your lease, you can terminate it for the 15th or the end of a month, with two-month notice. Send an e-mail with your desired departure date to your house administrator. You can find more information here. Please also refer to the internal rules, Art. 12.

How will I get my deposit back ?
Once you have done the check-out, your house administrator will send you all the documents necessary for you to complete the formalities with the bank where you made your deposit. The deposit return can take several months.

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