student accommodation

With cobbled streets filled with mystery, the large Douro River, and the imponent bridge of D.Luís I, Porto is the city from where it pours one of the most famous wines in the world, Porto Wine.

Porto was made to see, touch, smell, and taste. You can only say you truly lived when you’ve lived in Porto! What are you waiting to book your student room in Porto?

Experience the international student life in Porto

Student Housing in Porto

How to find the best student accommodation in Porto 

Looking for cheap student accommodation in Porto, the beautiful Invicta of Portugal?

This northern city has become a trendy Erasmus+ destination, which makes finding student accommodation in Porto and real task! But no worries, Student Room Flat is here to help you find the best student housing in Porto, with affordable prices, quality properties, and trustworthy hosts! Whether you prefer to live in a flatshare, a  co-living, a student residence, or simply a studio, a Student Room Flat has a selection of multiple student accommodations in Porto right next to the city center, trendy arts neighborhoods, the universities, and also calm residential areas if you prefer.

Camilo Co-living
From 255
Anselmo Co-living - Queen👑
From 440
Heroísmo Co-living
From 465
Barros Lima Coliving - Bauhaus
From 530
Anselmo Co-living - Rolling Stones🤘
From 575
Anselmo Co-living - The Beatles 🎸
From 575
Studio Covelo Park 🐿️
From 880

Flatshare in Porto for students

If a flatshare in Porto is what you are looking for we have some tips for you!

First of all, try to pick the best neighborhoods for students in Porto Depending on the lifestyle you intend to have a student flat near the University of Porto or rent a student room close to Cedofeita.

Second, make sure you find a flat in Porto that is fully furnished and equipped, and avoid wasting your time furnishing a place where you’ll stay for mid-term. 

Third, renting a room in Porto where all the bills are included can be very helpful, unless you are ok with dealing with the stress of opening and closing accounts of electricity, water, gas, and internet when you move in and move out from your flatshare in Porto.

Fourth, be aware of scams! Facebook can be full of scammers and landlords trying to rent overpriced low quality rooms. Rent a student room in Porto through a trustworthy platform like Student Room Flat and avoid any unnecessary troubles!

And finally, of course, book a flat in Porto where you know you’ll be living with other people with a similar lifestyle to yours. Booking a room in Porto with Student Room Flat will assure you you’ll be sharing a flat with other young international students and trainees!

Student Residences in Porto

When it comes to Student Residences in Porto, well, there’s plenty!

You can choose between spacious suites and studios, and get full privacy while living in a student residence in Porto

Private student residences, just like student co-livings in Porto, offer you quality stays where you can feel as comfortable as at home. You can share your room or simply opt to book a private room. You can share the kitchen or choose to have your own kitchen in your own studio inside the student residence in Porto you decide to book.

For example, you can find study rooms for complete focus, as well as meeting & gathering spaces like a movie room, a big lounge area, a gym, and a sunny outdoor space next to the main universities in the Asprela Campus.

If a sense of genuine Erasmus community is what you are looking for, you can book a student room in Porto in Camilo Co-living. 

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Camilo Co-living Porto

Looking for something more than a room? 

Camilo Co-living gives you a true Eramus+ community experience! Connect with people from all over the world without having to leave home. 

Camilo Co-living offers you a private room, a spacious outdoor lounge and a fully equipped indoor living area to relax after a day full of activities!

Swell Coliving Matosinhos

Ride the wave at Swell Co-living in Matosinhos near Porto,  your new home away from home.

With a prime location just steps from Matosinhos Beach, this co-living is a simple 30-minute metro ride from the vibrant city of Porto (or just 15 minutes by car). Ideal for those seeking a serene seaside escape while still studying or working in Porto.

Discover Porto student city

Start Your Erasmus in Porto!

Being one of the main inspirations for Harry Potter or not, one thing is undeniable: Porto has its own magic and got us all under its spell!

Live an Erasmus+ flatsharing experience in Porto that will seem almost too good to be true!

100% Free Cancellation

We have a special Free Cancellation Policy that intends to protect you in case Covid-19 gets in your plans! See our Terms and Conditions.

Rooms Perfectly Located

Our private student rooms are located near tourist attractions, grocery shops, parks, transports, bars and great restaurants in Porto!

Fully Furnished Flats

All rooms are completely equipped and furnished to make your life easier.

Full Support & Trust​

Our team is here for you! We support you before, during and after your stay. Your safe adventure abroad starts with your booking request!

Erasmus Life In Porto

Our online and offline community of tenants is ready to welcome you to your new adventure in Porto! Connect with tenants from all over Europe while living your experience abroad in Porto. Our community manager will make sure you feel well-integrated as soon as you rent your student room in Porto with Student Room Flat.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Finding the best student accommodation in Porto is probably not your only worry. Moving abroad comes with its challenges and questions so we want to help you take the best decision.

To book a room in Porto, you can send us a booking request via our website. If the room, student residence, or flatshare is available and the requested dates are accepted, we will send you an email that your request was accepted. Be careful, the room is not yours yet! To confirm your booking, you will be asked to pay the booking fees and deposit. Then you will have to pay your first rent at least 2 weeks before your arrival. For last minute bookings (less than 15 days before the beginning of the contract), you will have to pay the booking fees, deposit and first rent at once to confirm your booking.

Some of the  best neighborhoods in Porto are: Ribeira, Cedofeita, Bonfim, Boa Vista, Sé, Aliados and Vila Nova de Gaia, Areosa, Asprela or Paranhos. The best neighborhood for you will also depend on the type of lifestyle you wish to have during your Erasmus in Porto. Read a bit more about some of these areas here.


Yes, if what you are looking for is an Erasmus+ experience in a city where you can get amazing nightlife, quality food, famous wine, great weather, proximity to the beach, and quality education, all at the same time and place, Porto is your place!

No, you do not need to speak Portuguese to study in Porto. Luckily Portuguese people are known for being very welcoming, always trying to find ways to communicate with you whenever you need, the street, supermarket, bars, restaurants etc. 

In terms of your studies, the University of Porto is pretty international and you won’t have any difficulty in finding a study program with classes led in English.


You however throw some “Olá” and “Obrigado” around, and Portuguese people will be happy! 

Porto is the type of city where you can create your own budget easily. The city offers plenty of free cultural activities, special discounts for students in multiple services, affordable transport, and restaurants with incredible Portuguese food with meals for less than 5 EUR if you look in the right places. 

Free Porto Guide! Live the City Like a Local!

Welcome to Porto, Portugal! 

This free e-book will be the perfect Porto tour guide during your time in the city! Discover the best spots to eat and to visit for free. Enjoy your new city like a local!

100% Free Cancellation and Immediate Refund

Your health and well-being are and always will be our top priorities! That’s why, taking into consideration the uncertainty driven by the Covid19 crisis, we have updated our cancellation policy allowing more flexibility of booking cancellation to allow you to book with full confidence.
  • During all summer (for lease agreement starting 1st of May till end August) and without specific conditions,  providing the cancellation notice is sent at least 7 days prior starting date of the lease agreement (if not the deposit will be refunded but not the booking fees). 

  • For all bookings done with a lease agreement starting in December, January or February, if the university where you plan to study or the company you plan to work for in the coming months, cancelled the study program (be aware the online classes are not a reason for canceling your reservation) or the internship due to the Covid-19 crisis or if the ban to travel does not allow you to reach your destination, your bookings fees will be fully refunded.
We got you covered and your bookings fees will be fully refunded whenever COVID-19 gets in your plans! Secure your future adventure abroad, safely book now, and your dream room will be ready and waiting Check all the conditions updated in our Terms of Service

Last Update: 20/10/20

Student Accommodation

COVID-19 Flexibilní zrušení rezervace

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Proto jsme vzhledem k nejistotě vyvolané krizí Covid-19 aktualizovali zásady pro zrušení rezervace, abychom našim uživatelům umožnili větší flexibilitu a možnost rezervovat naprosto bez rizika. 

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– pokud ti zákaz cestování nedovolí dorazit do cílové země: Kryjeme ti záda a rezervační poplatky ti budou vráceny v plné výši kdykoliv ti COVID-19 překazí plány! 

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