Turku Municipal Property Corporation of The City of Turku
The Retrodorm The City of Turku

The Retrodorm – Accommodation for Exchange Students in Turku

The City of Turku has the privilege of welcoming you to Finland and to our beautiful city. There are many things to organize before your arrival to Finland. Arranging accommodation is one of those things. Have you thought about where you are going to live during your stay? We have the perfect solution for you: The Retrodorm.

The Retrodorm is an exchange student accommodation campus situated in an excellent location, just two kilometres from the city centre and three kilometres from the university buildings.

The Retrodorm is conveniently located just few minutes away from grocery stores and supermarkets, with buses taking you right up to the front door of the dorm. There are plenty of parks, woods and sport facilities in the local area that offer you and your new friends various ways to pass the time outside of lessons.

At the Retrodorm, you may rent a lockable room with a private toilet from one of the seven floors of the dorm. Every room is equipped with a bed, a desk and chair, a shelf and a closet. Each flat shares a common kitchen, laundry room, shower and living room. Free WI-FI connection is available all around the dormitory area. Click here to read more about The Retrodorm.

The rent is 280 euros per month, to be paid monthly on the 5th day, and the contracts are made for fixed period (for Autumn, Spring or Summer). Running costs, such as water, electricity and heating are also included in the rent. There are no other fees, such as office fees or deposits, in addition to the rent. Click here to see the Terms of Lease.

How to rent a room

You can apply for a room in the Retrodorm by filling out of the Application form. After we have accepted you as a tenant, we will send a Letter of Acceptance to your e-mail. Before you fill out the Application form, please read the instructions on the right sidebar of the form carefully.

If you have any questions regarding the dormitory and your stay with us, you may contact us via e-mail at retrodorm@turku.fi.

The City of Turku wishes you a great exchange for the autumn period of 2013!

Retrodorm is now on Facebook! Join our page and get to know your future roommates before moving in. You may also post questions and receive up-to-date information about the dormitory and recommendations on where to go.

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 Useful information


The APPLICATION PERIOD  for autumn starts on the    15th of April and ends on the 6th of July

For 2014 Spring tenants:

When you know your departure date, please send us email.

Please check the tenant's guide departure for more information.


If you have non-acute questions,
please submit them by e-mail:

For tenants:

Retrodorm's phone: +358 40 6731251

 Janitor's phone +358 44 907 2508         Check the janitor's working hours from the Tenant's guide

Janitor's emergency phone for evenings and weekends +358 50 383 0079   For defects that requires immediate action only   :

Key service (evenings and weekends)
• ISS Security company +358 (0) 2 051 59 201
 Check the prices from the Tenant's guide

National Emergency number
(Police, Ambulance, Fire)




  •   In order to make your stay and arrival more pleasant, Retrodorm will provide mattresses, pillows and blankets for all tenants.


 What's happening in



Every Friday from 7 pm onwards: bowling at Kupittaan Urheiluhalli (Kupittaa Sports Center). Make a reservation before going

The location of The Retrodorm

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The Retrodorm
Virvoituksentie 3
FI-20720 TURKU