Studentenheim Haus Handelskai, Wehlistraße 35-43, 1200 Wien

At a glance

Our residence on Handelskai is situated on the "beautiful blue Danube", opposite Donauinsel (Danube Island) one of the largest leisure areas of Vienna. It features 114 single rooms, most of which are combined in apartments for two or three students, either with a view of the Danube or of the "roofscape" of the 20th district. Underground U6 takes you everywhere in no time from nearby station Handelskai.

The rooms are allocated with a 12-month contract.

Rooms and rates

The 114 single rooms are available in the following combinations:

  • Two-room apartment: two single rooms share bathroom and kitchen
  • Three-room apartment: three single rooms share bathroom and kitchen
  • Single apartment: single room with private bathroom, kitchenette and balcony

All apartments are fully furnished. The single rooms are from 10 m² to 18 m² in size. A dining table in the kitchen invites the roommates to meet for relaxed getting-together.

A laundry room with washers and dryers is at the residents' disposal for a fee. 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+ 3 rooms (ca. 14 m²) share shower/WC and kitchen € 344,- € 337,-
Linked single room A+ 3 rooms (ca. 11 m²) share shower/WC and kitchen € 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 50 minutes with Quick Card € 1,20
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 is situated next to U6 Station Handelskai and the Millenium City shopping mall, which offers a lot of shopping facilities for every need and taste, culinary delights, a discotheque and a cinema. By U6 and connected public transport all universities are within easy reach. The University of Economics and Business, for example, is just 3 stops away, the University of Veterinary Science 2 underground stops and a few bus stops.
And for friends of sports and nature the Danube Island is practically "within a jogging distance".

Leisure and community life

The residence on Handelskai has the biggest leisure area of Vienna right in front of the house: Danube Island - the place to enjoy life for sports enthusiasts, sun worshippers and friends of nature. Those who prefer staying at home can invite housemates and friends to have a nice time together around the kitchen table.

For bicycles there is ample parking space in an extra store room. Car parking space is available in the garage, for further information please contact the residence manager.


Office hours:
Mon - Thu: 7:00 - 15:30
Fri: 7:00 - 12:30
Moving in/out and viewings by appointment only!

Walter Kneschitz
Janitor/Residence technician
Telephone: +43 (0)699 140176 04

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