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Students may rent a room in a student housing association, where a number of single, furnished rooms are reserved for ZHAW SML Incoming exchange students. Alternatively, students may apply for a private room in a host family or shared flat.

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Winterthur has very attractive residential areas and a high standard of living. The ZHAW School of Management and Law International Office assists incoming exchange students in finding accommodation.

Housing provided by the ZHAW School of Management and Law

A number of single, furnished student rooms are reserved for Incoming students of the ZHAW SML at WOKO. Places are limited, so an early application is important to ensure the reservation of a room. Incoming students can place their request for a room directly via the email address info@zhaw.ch. The room sizes range between 12 and 17 m2 and the monthly rent ranges between CHF 580.- and CHF 740.-. The rooms are rented out for 6 months each (August 2 to January 31 and February 1 to July 31). 

Other housing arrangements

A look at some types of accommodation


Living without barriers

Wheelchair accessible rooms and housing is provided at Camp Maximus (in German). The ZHAW School of Management and Law is about 5 minutes away by bus. The nearest bus stop with a direct service to the central terminal and railway station in Winterthur is about 100m from the house. The ZHAW School of Management and Law International Office will arrange housing at Camp Maximus. Please inform us in advance if you have special accommodation needs.