Am Giessen 20, 6020 Innsbruck

Student Residence Am Gießen

The residence Am Gießen used to be an girls' boarding school run by the Ursulines in Innsbruck, and is now run by Akademikerhilfe as a student residence.

It particularly boasts bright, friendly rooms. All rooms are south-facing and some even have their own balcony. The building also has many communal rooms for cooking, learning or chatting together and is just a short walk away from the centre and from the universities. Barrier-free rooms are available in the residence.

currently fully booked!

Rooms & Prices

Fully furnished single rooms measuring between 10 and 16m² are available to the students in the home. The rooms are all south-facing, making them bright and sunny. Some rooms even have their own balcony. The spacious communal kitchen with balcony is the best place to meet other residents and cook together.

The building also has a laundry room with washing machines and tumble dryers, which can be used by all the residents for a small charge. Internet and TV connections can naturally also be found in every room.

Room Category Description 01.10.2023 01.10.2024 Choose
Single room C Room size ca. 10 m²; with wash basin 339,- 350,-
Single room C Room size ca. 16 m², with wash basin 399,- 411,-


The location of the student residence is perfect: In the west of Innsbruck, just a 10 to 15-minute walk from the university. Anyone who prefers to take the tram also has the opportunity to do so as trams 2 and 5 both have a stop near the dorm. Shopping Center West with supermarkets, banks, pharmacies and many other businesses is located in the immediate vicinity. For sports fans, the USI facilities can be reached on foot in just around 10 minutes.

Haus Am Gießen 20

Am Giessen 20, 6020 Innsbruck

Leisure Activities

Your own room is perfect for learning in peace and having some time to yourself. Anyone who wants to clear their head and make new contacts will find sufficient opportunities in the building:

  • Large communal kitchen with balcony
  • TV room
  • Music room
  • Multi-purpose room
  • Large roof terrace
  • Well-lit learning rooms
  • Table tennis table
  • Billiard table
  • Cosy seating areas in the corridors

There is sufficient safe parking for bicycles in the building and outdoors.


Contact Person
in the Residence:

Here you will find information about viewing dates, moving in and moving out.

Manuela Idl
Telephone: +43 664 88394147
Reachable by phone
Mon/Thu: 12.00am - 5.00pm
Tue/Wed: 08.00am - 1.00pm

Contact Person
Student Service:

Here you will find answers on the availability of rooms, registration and usage agreements.

Verena Marecek
Telephone: +43 1 40176 62
Mon-Thu: 9.00am - 11.30am / 1.00pm - 3.00pm
Fri: 9.00am - 11.30am

Moving in/out

Don't forget to arrange an appointement for moving in/out with your residence manager.

Manuela Idl

Other fees

Contribution to Residence Representation Payable upon move in, then once a year in October € 30,-
Administration fee one time fee € 30,-
Final Cleaning Fee due by each checkout and change of room € 70,-
Deposit one time per person (not due if paid already) € 600,-
Registration Fee € 20,-