Studentenheim Rudolfinum, Mayerhofgasse 3, 1040 Wien

At a glance

The "Rudolfinum" is situated near Ringstrasse in the 4th district, right behind the University of Technology. With about 100 places only it ranks among the smaller student halls of Vienna, which is much appreciated by the residents because of the cosy atmosphere - quite like in a big house-sharing community.

Rooms are allocated with 12-month contracts.

Rooms and rates

At the Rudolfinum single and twin rooms are fully furnished, room sizes are between 13 m² and 26 m². There are showers and toilets to share on each floor, as well as ample kitchens, which may be decorated by the residents to their own taste.

A laundry room with washing machines 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-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 D Room size 8 - 13 m² € 292,- € 286,-
Linked single room A 3 single rooms (12 - 16 m²) share anteroom, bath and kitchen. € 308,- € 301,-
Twin room D Room size 15 - 21 m² € 230,- € 225,-
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,-
Supplement for twin room single use Surcharge on respective single room rate. € 25,-
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 € 1,20
Laundry dryer per drying cycle € 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 Rudolfinum is located close to the centre in the quiet 4th district, next to the Diplomatic Academy and Theresianum. The institutes of the University of Technology are within walking distance. For students at other universities the U1 Station Taubstummengasse is right in front of the house. Trams 1 and 62 are a few minutes on foot. The Main Railway Station is one stop by underground U1.
In Mayerhofgasse there is a big supermarket, banks and shops catering for everyday needs can be found in the vicinity. The sporty resident will find Belvedere Garden convenient for jogging or a simple stroll.

Leisure and community life

Because of its vicinity to the University of Technology the Rudolfinum is equipped with a spacious hall with drawing boards that is often used for studying as well. In addition there are the following common rooms:

•    Fitness room with equipment in the care of residence representatives
•    Common room for parties etc.
•    TV room with 8 m² projection screen
•    Music room
•    Seminar room

For your bicylce there is ample parking space.


Office hours:
Mon: 7:00 - 11:30
Tue/Thu: 7:00 - 16:00
Wed: 12:30 - 16:00
Moving in/out and viewings by appointment only!

Roman Novak
Residence Manager
Telephone: +43 (0)676 6536076

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