Canisiushaus, Canisiusgasse 16, 1090 Wien

At a glance

A heritage-protected building, used as residential house by the Jesuit congregation in the past, has been converted into a student residence, now offering clever designed rooms for 90 students in single and linked single rooms, all of them equipped with bath and kitchenette. Public transport facilities are nearby and many universities within easy reach.

Rooms are allocated on a 12-month basis.

Important information:

This residence is fully booked from October 2018.

Rooms and rates

All 34 single rooms and 56 linked single rooms are equipped with bath and kitchenette.

The rooms are fully furnished and provide a lot of storage space (bed, desk, chair, wardrobe, book case, drawer unit) and TV- and LAN-access. Bathrooms have sink, shower stall and toilet. The kitchen units comprise sink, fridge, microwave, glass ceramic hobs with 2 cooking zones and cabinets.

Washing machine and laundry dryer are located in the basement.

Fee per person and month (AY = Academic Year)
Room Cat. Description Fee AY 2018/2019 Fee AY 2017/2018
Single-room apartment A+ Room size 13 - 19 m² € 440,- € 429,-
Single-room apartment A+ Room size 20 - 24 m² € 472,- € 460,-
Single-room apartment A+ Room size 25 -29 m² € 503,- € 490,-
Linked single room A+ 2 rooms (9 m² each) share bath and kitchen € 408,- € 398,-
Linked single room A+ 2 rooms (10 - 12 m² each) share bath and kitchen € 440,- € 429,-
Linked single room A+ 2 rooms (12 - 15 m² each) share bath and kitchen € 472,- € 460,-
Twin room A+ Room size ca. 44 m² € 356,- € 347,-
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,-

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

Location and infra-structure

The residence in Canisiusgasse is conveniently located in the centre of Vienna,  in a quiet residential area with quick access to public transport. MedUni or UniWien can be easily reached on foot, by bike, metro U6 or trams 37 or 38. The 9th district is a hotspot for trendy restaurants and bars like the old AKH or the summerstage on the Danube Canal. Supermarket, bakery, etc. can be found nearby on Nussdorfer Straße.

Leisure and community life

Your room is your castle - but don't forget to drop by the common rooms to get to know your neighbours, have a chat and make new friends:

  • generous multi-functional common room
  • common rooms on each floor
  • a room for musical practice in the basement
  • a fitness room in the basement

A Latin dictionary might be helpful, as the common rooms are named Taberna, Aula Communis, Scriptorium, Caduca, Lavatorium, or Tersorium.


Office hours:
Mon, Tue, Thu: 09:00 - 12:00
Moving in/out and viewings by appointment only!

Erwin Kos
Site Manager
Telephone: + 43 (0)699 14017606

Information about the hostel and the registration:
Student service
Telephone: +43 (0)1 401 76-61