Flogsta is a district in the western part of Uppsala; a district rich on student accommodations. In the eastern part of Flogsta (the part closest to the city centre) the foundation owns six new apartment buildings totaling 375 apartments. The address is Luthagsesplanaden 81-91. The building on Luthagsesplanaden 81 lies on the crossing Luthagsesplanaden/Flogstavägen to the east. The buildings are situated in parallel between Luthagsesplanaden and the cycle lane to the west. All apartments are situated facing inwards the courtyards to get a quiet side. The houses are close to a large ICA supermarket store. The distance to the city centre is less than 3 km.
Observatoriet is centrally situated just near a park. From your front door there are only a few meters walk to Ekonomikum where you find the Department of economics. Down-town Uppsala is at 5-10 minutes’ walking distance from the area, and the well-assorted ICA Supermarket is just a few minutes away.
Triangeln is located about one kilometre west of downtown Uppsala. With its place between the cementary and the big student areas Rackarberget and Studentvägen you live in a student hot-spot. From this area you are at 5 minutes’ distance by bike from the shopping area, and at an even shorter distance you can find Uppsala Cathedral, the student nations and the old famous library Carolina Rediviva. Ekonomikum and Engelska parken, where the departments of economics and languages can be found, are just around the corner from here. A small Ica Supermarket and a pizzeria are right across the street.
Nation housing offices
Uppsala Nations owns, through its student housing foundations, approximately 3,500 centrally located homes. The houses consist of rooms, doubles, triplets and apartments of varying size. To live in nation housing, you must be a member of the nation to which the residence belongs.
At the start of the semester there is a lot of students who are searching for housing. You as a new student in Uppsala will increase your chances of finding accommodation if you are enrolled in a nation. As a rule, you also have a greater chance of getting housing if you have engaged in the nation when you are looking for accommodation. Therefore, it is important that you become a member of the nation early.