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, Uppsalahem, 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 138 student rooms in corridors. The rooms are 12-17 square meters.  Shower is shared with other tenants and each corridor kitchen is shared on 3-5 people. Cleaning of the common areas is the tenants’ responsibility. Some of our rooms at Rackarbergsgatan include private WC, while the other rooms share WC in the corridor:

Our  rooms at Rackarbergsgatan 52 share WC within the corridor and include private sink in the private bedrooms.

The house owner of Rackarberget are doing extensive renovations in the area and from the autumn semester 2020 we are very happy to offer rooms in the completely renovated building on Rackarbergsgatan 22. 24 and 26. The building will have all new kitchens and bathrooms as well as brand new furniture. All rooms on 24-26 have private WC and share shower room and kitchen between 5 rooms. The rooms on 22 who have 5 rooms in the corridor have private WC and share shower room and kitchen.

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 with chair and lamp, pedestal of drawers or book cupboard, ceiling lamp, curtain rod and fixtures.

Rents for Rackarbergsgatan 22-26 will be approx. 3800-5000 SEK/month (spring 2021) 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.

Note: Pictures are examples of rooms, variations may occur.

More Information


…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 stops: “Kungsgärdets center”, “Studentstaden” or “Ekonomikum”  (plan your trip on www.ul.se)

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: Uppsalahem
Phone: +46- (0)18-727 36 00
E-mail: info@uppsalahem.se
Web: www.uppsalahem.se
Office address: Väderkvarnsgatan 17
Any problems concerning electricity, plumbing, heating or similar in your room or in common areas should be reported to Uppsalahem. See Maintenance and service.

Studentstaden manages the keys to this area.


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