Eklundshovsvägen is situated 2 km from the city centre. Nearby is the also the Fyris river and the City park . You can walk along the river to the city centre in 15 minutes.The buildings on Eklundshovsvägen 4 was built in 2006 and are surrounded by parks and trees.

NOTE: The house owner, Rikshem, is currently doing construction work at Eklundshofsvägen 4. There may be some disturbances in the area due to this work.

About the Room

On Eklundshovsvägen we have 56 single rooms between 20 and 24 square metres in size. Each room includes private bathroom (shower and WC) and kitchenette. Kitchen is also available in the common room. There is also a common room. The tenants are responsible for cleaning in the common areas and keeping it tidy for everyone’s comfort

The rooms are furnished with a bed and mattress (no pillow or quilt is included), closet, a desk with desk lamp, bookshelf and 2 chairs.

The monthly rent ranges from approx. 5200-6300 SEK/month and includes electricity, water and heating.  Internet is provided. There is no wifi, you connect via a net cable to the wall outlet.

You can find an interview with one of our tenants at Eklundshofsvägen here.

Other Facilities

Laundry room: Yes.

Garbage room: Waste in Uppsala must be sorted in categories – glass, metal, newspaper, cardboard, plastics, organic or combustible waste.

More Information

…supermarket: Willys, Kungsgatan 95 or ICA Hörnan, Artillerigatan
…campus: Centre for Informational Technology (MIC), Ångström Laboratory, Uppsala Biomedical Centre
…student nation: Östgöta nation, Gästrike-Hälsinge (GH) nation, Västgöta nation

Bus connections
Bus number 20 (towards Graneberg), 110 and 115 (towards Ultuna). The closest bus stop is called Polacksbacken. The closest bus stop from the town center is Centralstationen (A1 for bus 20, B3 for bus 110 and 115).

Housing Guide

Arrival Information


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Landlord/House owner

Landlord: Uppsala University Housing Office
Contact information

Any questions or requests concerning your contract should be directed to the housing office.


House owner: Rikshem AB
Phone: +46- (0)10-70 99 200
E-mail: info.uppsala@rikshem.se
Web: www.rikshem.se
Office address: Storgatan 25
Opening hours: Tue 09.00-12.00 and Thu 10.00-16.00

Any problems concerning electricity, plumbing, heating or similar in your room or in common areas should be reported to Rikshem. See Maintenance and Service.

Rikshem and Lås- & Säkerhetscenter manage the keys for this area.


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