Sernanders väg is a large student residential area in Flogsta which is situated 3 km west of the city center. Flogsta is also close to nature areas. The large apartment buildings were built during the late 1960s and renovated in the 1990s.

About the Room

On Sernanders väg we have about 1000 student rooms in corridors. Each room is 19 square meters and includes private bathroom (shower and WC). Each corridor has one kitchen, shared on 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), a desk, chair, lamp, pedestal of drawers or book cupboard, ceiling lamp.

You can find an interview with one of our tenants at Sernanders väg here

NOTE: Pictures are examples, variations may occur.


We also have ten newly renovated private one-room apartments and two renovated two-room apartments on Sernanders väg 1 (note that we also have corridor rooms on this adress). These apartments include private kitchen and bathroom (shower and WC) and are fully furnished.

Pictures of the private rooms will be posted here shortly.

If you are interested in renting one of these private apartments please send a request by e-mail to when you have completed your formal housing application to let us know your preference.


The monthly rent ranges from approx. 4400-4500 SEK/month for corridor rooms (autumn 2022). Rents for the private rooms on Sernanders väg 1 has not yet been established but will be posted as soon as the information is available. The rent includes electricity, water, heating and internet is provided by an external supplier. There is no wifi, you connect via a net cable to the wall outlet. Due to the economic situation in Sweden today with raised expenses for house owners, tenants will most likely have to face higher than usual rent increases during 2023. We will inform all our tenants as soon as rents have been negotiated.

You are expected to pay SEK 2500 deposit before arrival.


More Information

…supermarket: ICA Väst, just beside bus stop Flogsta Centrum.
…campus: Centre for Evolutionary Biology, Geo Centre, English Park Campus
…student nation: Kalmar nation, V-Dala nation, Göteborgs nation, Upplands nation
…bus stop: “Sernanders väg” or “Flogsta centrum” (plan your trip on

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 or furniture should be directed to UUHO.

House owner: Heimstaden
Phone: +46- (0)770-111 050
Office address: Sernanders väg 10
Any problems concerning your room or common areas should be reported to Heimstaden. See Maintenance and Service.

Heimstaden manages the keys for this area.


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