Studentenheim Pfeilgasse 3a, 1080 Wien

At a glance

Pfeilheim 3a is located in the middle of the student-oriented Josefstadt, offering a home for almost 400 students in 360 single rooms and 20 twin rooms. Pfeilheim 3a is the biggest residence in the Pfeilheim area, where about 800 students enjoy community life in three residences of Akademikerhilfe.
Being one of the highest buildings in the vicinity Pfeilheim 3a allows you to 'study with a view'. And there is more on offer: Rooms with a balcony, for example, or a terrace on the 10th floor.

Rooms are assigned on a 12-month basis.

Important information:

This residence is fully booked from October 2018.

Rooms and rates

Pfeilheim 3a offers mainly single rooms with en-suite bathroom and some twin rooms with private bathroom and separate toilet. All units are fully furnished, room size is between 10 m² and 33 m². Rooms with balcony are allocated on a first-come-first-served basis. For cooking and for watching TV in the company of other residents you can meet in the common kitchens, which were newly furnished between 2009 and 2011.

Bedding (duvet, pillow) and bed linen must be brought from home.

A laundry room with washing machines and dryers is at the residents' disposal for a fee.  LAN- and TV-sockets are provided in every room.

Fee per person and month (AY = Academic Year)
Room Cat. Description Fee AY 2018/2019 Fee AY 2017/2018
Single room A Room size ca. 14 m² € 341,- € 332,-
Twin room A Room size 28 - 35 m² € 267,- € 261,-
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

Pfeilheim 3a offers a lot of space for social activities: There are two comfortable common kitchens with dining corner and couch on every floor. The Red Carpet Hall can be used for studying together, to watch TV, to play table tennis or tabletop football. In the summer residents like having a barbecue on the roof terrace on the 10th floor.

Music students can practice in the soundproof music rooms in the basement. Sports enthusiasts can join the student-managed fitness club and use the fitness room at Pfeilgasse 4-6.

For your bicycle there are sufficient covered parking facilities in the courtyard. For a small fee you can rent your own bicycle-space in the garage on the premises. In the same garage there is a limited number of car parking space available at a student-friendly rate. The common rooms and facilities of the entire Pfeilheim area are available for all residents.



Office hours:
Mon – Fri: 8:00-16:30
Moving in/out and viewings by appointment only!

Daniel Jordan
Residence Manager
Telephone: +43 664 88 394 150

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