Canisianum, Tschurtschenthalerstraße 7, 6020 Innsbruck

At a glance

The international priest seminary in the Canisianum changed his spatialities in Summer 2013 to Sillgasse and the student residence was taken over by Akademikerhilfe for male and female students beginning with October 1st, 2013. The well groomed spacious building captivates one's attention because of its ampleness and its proximity to the city center. Most of the Universities are within walking distance. The Canisianum welcomes its residents with an impressive foyer. Besides cosy rooms the Canisianum offers a lot of space for community life.

Rooms are allocated with a 12-month contract.

Rooms and rates

Single and double rooms, partly with private bathrooms, partly with bathrooms to share on the floor, are available in the Canisianum. All rooms are fully furnished and have big windows as well as impressive ceiling heights. An ample kitchen and common rooms with TVs are on each floor. The bathrooms are in a good shape.

A laundry room with washing machines and dryers is at the residents' disposal for a fee (payable by Quick-Card). LAN-sockets  are provided in every room. Bedding (duvet, pillow) and bed linen must be brought from home.

Fee per person and month (AY = Academic Year)
Room Cat. Description Fee AY 2018/2019 Fee AY 2017/2018
Single room A Room size ca. 14,5 m² € 335,- € 332,-
Single room A Room size ca. 27 m² € 402,- € 398,-
Single room C Room size ca. 28 m² € 372,- € 368,-
Single room C Room size 14 - 17 m² € 304,- € 301,-
Twin room B Room with shower; toilets to share on the floor; room size about 35 m² € 232,- € 230,-
Other Fees
Handling fee to be paid on registration € 20,-
Administrative charge on allocation of room € 30,-
Caution money has to be deposited on admission and is used for securing possible damages as well as outstanding fees; in residences where a lump-sum for cleaning is obligatory the lump sum for cleaning will be set off with the deposit after check-out € 500,-
Contribution to Residence Representation per annum € 30,-
Final cleaning fee payable upon every check-out or change of room € 70,-
Reminder fee when in arrears with monthly rental fee,........1st reminder 2nd reminder: €15,-; 3rd reminder: € 20,- € 10,-
Compensation charge if room is not vacated by the agreed date per night € 70,-
Use of washing machine per washing cycle € 1,30
Laundry dryer per drying cycle € 1,30
Additional services
Set of bedding Purchase of 1 duvet and 1 pillow € 40,-
Set of bed linen Purchase of 1 duvet cover, 1 pillowcase and 1 sheet € 35,-
Open-air car parking per month € 29,-

All fees are incl. VAT and valid from October 01, 2015, unless otherwise stated. Fees are subject to change.

Location and infra-structure

The Canisianum is situated in the city center of Innsbruck. The University as well as Universities of Applied Sciences and different bars are within approximately 10 minutes walking distance. Shops are nearby. Students who like doing sports can use the Innpromenade nearby for going jogging or biking. The Hofgarten, a park in the direct neighbourhood, invites you to relax. Public transport facilities are nearby. The "Hungerburgbahn", with which you can drive up to the Hungerburg and further on via Seegrube up to the Hafelekar (2269 m), are within 5 minutes walking distance. Also other ski and hiking areas can be reached easily from the Canisianum.

Leisure and community life

The canisianum is equipped with 7 ample kitchens with comfortable seating-accomodations. For watching TV one of the five TV-rooms can be used by the residents.

The Canisianum features the following common areas:

  • bar with lounge that invites the residents to get together
  • study rooms
  • oratory
  • music room
  • small fitness center
  • table tennis, table-top soccer and billard room

For bicycles there are plenty of parking facilities. A car parking space on the premises can be rented for money subject to availability.


Office hours:
Mon: 8:00 - 10:00
Tue: 9:30 - 12:00
Thu: 15:30 - 17:30
Fri: 8:00 - 10:00
Moving in/out and viewings by appointment only!
Summer (2.7.-10.9.2018):Tue: 16:00 - 18:00 /Thu: 09:00 -11:00

Dipl.-Ing. Brigitte Eisenstecken Poppeller
Residence Manager
Telephone: +43 (0) 664 883 941 48

Dr. Andrea Regler
Site Manager Innsbruck
Telephone: +43 (0) 699 140 176 09