Studentenheim Pulvermühlstraße 41, 4040 Linz

At a glance

Want to live in a green environment, yet practically in the centre? Then you are just right on our site! Pulvermühle residence features 100 modern apartments for two students each in single rooms - thoughtfully furnished and in excellent location next to a park and only 10 minutes away from Kepler University.

Rooms are allocated on a 12-month basis.

Rooms and rates

At Pulvermühle residents live in single rooms and share hall, bathroom and kitchen with another student. The apartments are fully furnished, the single rooms are between 10 m² and 20 m² in size each. There are 4 barrier-free rooms available.

A laundry room with washers and dryers is at the residents' disposal for a fee. A room telephone is available - the fee quoted is only charged for active use. LAN- and TV-sockets are provided in every room. Bedding 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
Linked single room A+ Two single rooms share shower/WC and kitchenette € 314,- € 307,-
Single-room apartment A+ Room size ca. 25 m² € 334,- € 327,-
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,-
Deposit for magnetic chip € 20,-
Car parking in garage per month € 30,-
Parking for motorbike in the garage monthly fee € 15,-
Open-air car parking per month € 15,-

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

Location and infra-structure

Our residence is situated in a park in the middle of the city. Tram 1 is only 200 m away - it takes you to the university in 5 minutes and to the centre of Linz in 10 minutes. Supermarkets are within easy reach.
If you want to do sports: Biesenfeld swimming pool is across the street, for jogging, skating, cycling, volleyball etc. the Danube riverside ("Donaulände") offers plenty of opportunities.

Leisure and community life

The building was planned with a focus on lots of space for social life among the residents:

  • Reading room with international daily papers
  • TV lounge with large screens
  • Bar
  • Study room
  • Gym room and fitness room with equipment
  • Soundproof music room
  • Chapel

In addition there are common kitchens and common rooms on every floor.
For bicycles there is ample parking space on the premises. Residents may also rent their own car parking space in the parking garage or in the open.


Office hours:
Mon - Thu: 7:30 - 16:00
Fri: 7:00 - 12:00
Moving in/out and viewings by appointment only!

Richard Ganglberger
Residence manager
Telephone: +43 (0)732 750 747-54