Studentenheim Pfeilgasse 1a, 1080 Wien

At a glance

Our residence at Pfeilgasse 1a is situated in the middle of the student-oriented 8th district. It is part of the Pfeilheim area with more than 860 students living in one neighbourhood. Pfeilgasse 1a is the smallest of these residences and it is home to 140 students in 17 single rooms, 14 linked singles, 45 twin rooms and 1 apartment for 5 residents. In 2011 the former all girls' residence was opened for male students as well.

Rooms are assigned on a 12-month basis.

Rooms and rates

At Pfeilgasse 1a you live in fully furnished single rooms, linked single rooms or twin rooms between 11 m² and 25 m². All rooms are equipped with private showers, toilets are to share in the corridor. The linked single rooms share a hall and a shower. For cooking the residents meet in the common kitchens on the respective floor.

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- and TV-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 B Room size ca. 16 m² € 320,- € 312,-
Linked single room B Two rooms (ca. 8 m²) share anteroom and shower € 309,- € 301,-
Twin room B Room size 18 - 25 m² € 247,- € 242,-
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 € 1,30
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,-
Car parking in garage per month € 75,-
Parking for motorbike in the garage monthly fee € 25,-
Bicycle parking in the garage in the Pfeilgasse 3a garage, per bicycle per month € 5,-

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

Location and infra-structure

In the middle of the 8th district that means a 10-minute walk to the Alma Mater Rudolfina. All other universities are within easy reach as well by trams 46 and 2, by bus 13A and by U2 (Station Rathausplatz). Public transport facilities take you wherever you want to go. The entire city lies at your feet! And so do lots of shopping facilities, restaurants and bars 'just around the corner' from your home at Pfeilgasse.

Leisure and community life

Residence life happens in the common kitchens - of which there is one per floor.  To watch TV you can meet your housemates in the TV-room. And if you want to do sports you can register for the student-managed fitness club at Pfeilgasse 4-6, just across the street.

For your bicycle there are sufficient roofed-in parking places in the courtyard behind the residence. The garage on the premises offers a limited number of places for car parking at a student-friendly rate. The common rooms and facilities of the entire Pfeilheim area are available for all residents.


Office hours:
Office Pfeilgasse 4-6/EG
Mon - Thu: 9:00 - 12:00 / 13:00 - 15:00
Fri: 9:00 - 13:00
Moving in/out and viewings by appointment only!

Mag. Irene Schadenhofer
Site Manager Pfeilgasse
Telephone: +43 699 140176 27

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