Rackarbergsgatan is a large student residential area close to all the Student nations and is situated about 1.5 km west of the city center. The housing area Rackarberget was built in 1965.
NOTE: The house owner, Studentstaden, is planning construction work at Rackarbergsgatan. There may be some disturbances in the area due to this work.
About the Room
On Rackarbergsgatan we have 133 student rooms in corridors. Each room is 12-24 square meters. Some of our rooms at Rackarbergsgatan include private WC, while the other rooms include private sink:
Our rooms at Rackarbergsgatan 20 and 32 include private WC, while the rooms on 12, 14, 22, 24, 26, 34, 36, 38, 44, 48, 52 and 54 include private sink. Shower is shared with other tenants and each corridor kitchen is shared on 3-12 people. Cleaning of the common areas is the tenants’ responsibility.
Read more about Swedish student corridor living here.
The rooms are furnished with a bed and mattress (no pillow or quilt is included), floor lamp, a desk with chair and lamp, pedestal of drawers or book cupboard, bookshelf, armchair, ceiling lamp, curtain rod and fixtures.
The monthly rent ranges from approx. 3900-4300 SEK/month and includes electricity, water and heating. Internet is provided by an external supplier. 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 Rackarbergsgatan here.
Laundry room: In basement of houses no. 14, 38 and 86.
Garbage room: Separate garbage houses in the yard. Waste in Uppsala must be sorted in categories – glass, metal, newspaper, cardboard, plastics, organic or combustible waste.
Storage: In basement
Bicycle room: In basement
…supermarket: ICA Folkes, located on Rackarbergsgatan/S:t Johannesgatan
…campus: Centre for Economic Studies, English Park Campus
…student nation: V-Dala nation, Göteborgs nation, Kalmar nation
Bus number 5 or 22 (towards Stenhagen) from bus stop Centralstationen (A1) in town center. The closest bus stops for number 5 are Ekonomikum (for Rackarbergsg. 13, 15) and Studentstaden (for Rackarbergsg. 40, 42, 52, 54). The closest bus stops for number 22 are Svanbergsgatan (for Rackarbergsg. 12, 14, 18, 28, 30) and Kungsgärdets center (for Rackarbergsg. 16, 20, 22, 24, 26, 32, 34, 36, 38, 44, 46, 48, 50). In the evening you can only choose bus number 5, bus number 22 don’t go late evenings, only until 19.34 Mon-Fri and until 18.59 Sun-Sat and holidays.
Landlord: Uppsala University Housing Office
Any questions or requests concerning your contract should be directed to the housing office.
House owner: Studentstaden i Uppsala AB
Phone: +46- (0)18-727 91 00
Office address: Salagatan 16A
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 09.00-12.00 and 13.00-16.00
Any problems concerning electricity, plumbing, heating or similar in your room or in common areas should be reported to Studentstaden. See Maintenance and service.
Studentstaden manages the keys to this area.