The 5 different types of accommodation are the following:

  • the single dorm room : this is a room for one person with a private bathroom (WC, shower, washbasin). For some rooms in Falaises, the bathroom is  shared  with one other person.
  • the flatshare room : this is a room for one person. The 2 bathrooms (WC, shower, washbasin) are to be shared with the other flatmates. Most flats at FMEL are for 4 to 8 students (ALL Atrium flatshare have private bathroom: WC/shower/washbasin)
  • the one person studio flat: this is a studio flat for one person with a private bathroom (WC, shower, washbasin) and kitchenette.
  • the two person studio flat: this is a studio flat for two persons. This is the same as the one person studio but furniture is provided for 2 persons. Please note that the lease is in the name of one tenant only.
  • the 2 person flat : this is a flat with 2 bedrooms, or a living room and a bedroom, equipped with a bathroom (WC, shower, washbasin) and a kitchen area. Couples and families are given priority for these flats. Please note that the lease is in the name of one tenant only.

The 2 different types of contract for 2016 are as follows:

(for the fees, Rental Fees)

Type of lease

Length

Starting date

Renewal Exit date Termination delay
EASY
(as of 01.01.2016)
3.5 months min. - 5 years max. Beginning or mid-month Automatically renewed after 3.5 months End or mid-month 2 months
TEMPO 2 weeks min. - 3 months max. Beginning or mid-month Non-renewable End or mid-month Fixed length lease

In order to simplify and standardize procedures, the FMEL Board has validated the decision to replace the FLEX and LONGTERM leases with just one type of lease, named EASY. This measure applies only to new tenants with lease start dates from 1 January 2016. The FLEX and LONGTERM leases remain valid with the conditions subscribed to and no change to lease type will be possible.

The 3 different types of contract for 2015 are as follows:

(for the fees, Rental Fees)

Type of lease Length

Starting date

Renewal Exit date Termination delay
LONGTERM
(until 31.12.2015)
12 months min. - 5 years max. Beginning or mid-month Automatically prolonged every 2 months for a 2 month period, after 3 ½ months End or mid-month 2 months
FLEX
(until 31.12.2015)
3 ½ months min. - 5 years max. Beginning or mid-month Automatically prolonged every 2 months for a 2 month period, after 3 ½ months End or mid-month 2 months
TEMPO 2 weeks min. - 3 months max. Beginning or mid-month Not renewable End or mid-month Fixed length lease

As from 2014, no room change will be allowed (room to room) but only a change from room to studio will be authorised. The charges for such a change are CHF 250 and they must be paid in advance. The minimum stay before such a change is one year. The type of lease remains unchanged and a new security deposit must be paid. The previous security deposit will be released after check-out.

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