Student accomodation


Note: the pictures shows examples of a student apartment at Elefanten.

Welcome to Elefanten


In Elefanten, with a unique location just 500 m from University West and the city center, you find Eidars largest student accommodation with 272 student apartments. This is where you get the absolute student fellowship, but at the same time have your own apartment with a private kitchenette and bathroom/WC. The apartments are bright with white walls and a plastic mat with wooden pattern on the floor.


Elefanten is one of our most popular student accomodation with a short distance to several restaurants, cafes, pubs, stores and entertainments such as cinema, bowling and different kind of sports. A few minutes’ walk takes you to the train- and bus station, with departures to Gothenburg and other nearby cities. View map


Three of the houses in Elefanten were built in 2009 offering 245 student apartments, and in 2017 another 27 apartments for students were ready to rent in the brick house called ”Ingenjörshuset”.


272 student apartments

In Elefanten Eidar offers the following apartments:

  • 257 studio apartments with your own kitchenette and bathroom/WC.
    Area 20-39 sq.
  • 15 private one bedroom apartments with your own kitchenette and bathroom/WC
    Area 35-50 sq.


Rent and rental period
The rent for a studio apartment in Elefanten is between 2 750-5 050 SEK per month. The rent for a 1 bedroom apartment is between 4 550-6 050 SEK per month. Heating, cold water and broadband internet (100Mbit) is included in the rent. The rent is payed monthly in advance.



  • Number of apartments: 272
  • Address: Mjölnaregatan 10,12,16 and Gärdhemsvägen 26
  • Sizes: 20-50 sq
  • Furnished: No
  • Distance to University West: 500 m
  • Rent: 2 750-6 050 SEK per month
  • Heating, cold water and cable TV via Com Hem and broadband internet (100Mbit) is included in the rent
  • Electricity and hot water is measured separately and charged by consumption with two months delay
  • Intercom
  • Possibility to rent a storage area at Gärdhemsvägen 26, via Eidar´s queue. Activate the storage queue (förråd) at and register interest when a storage room is published as an available object on the website.
  • Indoor bicycle parking in separate buildings just outside the apartment buildings
  • Laundry room on the ground floor at Mjölnaregatan and in the basement at Gärdhemsvägen
  • Possibility to rent a parking space via Eidar’s queue. Activate the parking queue (fordonsplats) at and register interest when a parking space is published as an available object on the website.
  • Possibility to rent a community room with its own entrance in the 16-story building. Perfect if you want to have for example a birthday party or a meeting. Send an e-mail to if you have questions or wish to book it