Guarantee for

Student Housing


University Housing

Eidar manages nearly 400 student housings. And we are continuing to build more. It contributes to Trollhättan beeing one of the few cities in Sweden that meet the guarantee of housing for students. University West brings together 11,500 students from far and wide and many are choosing to move here.

The housing guarantee is an extra security for students

Trollhättan were named “Student city of the year” in 2014 by the Swedish National Union of Students (SFS). Eidar provides possibility of sharing an apartment with other students or to rent your own one. You can also rent fully furnished. Living and studying in the same city, of course, is extra convenient.

The student housing guarantee applies for you that study at least 15 p/semester at University West. You must also be 18 years and have more than 30 minutes one way travel with public transport to the university campus.


To search apartment at term start

  1. When you receive your admission, register at “My pages” on and contact our rental department by mail: or
    tel: 0520-877 00. Telephone hours are: Mon-Fri 10:00-12:30, 14:00-16:00, Thu 10:00-12:30, 14:00-17:30 and Fri 10:00-13:00.
  2. We reserve a suitable accommodation for you and then want an answer from you before 12 o´clock the following day.
    NOTE! If you say No, you are no longer covered by the guarantee.
  3. To get the rental contract you must send your letter of admission from the University West to
  4. There is no opportunity to show you the offered housing, so prepare yourself that you must say yes or no to the accommodation without having seen it first. In connection with the term start our ordinary queuing system do not apply.


Worth knowing!

  • Access to the residence is made within 30 days of the notification of mortgage has been registered and the registration certificate is shown. In connection with the term start access will be given within 30 days from the term start.
  • There is no first or last registration day.
  • If you say No to an offered apartment, you are no longer covered by the warranty.
  • We do a credit check on you before contract signing, and if you have rent debts or credit history, you can not get the contract of Eidar.
  • We want you to have a valid home insurance.

Lantmannavägen 12-14: Popular among students from all over the world

Most of our foreign students in Trollhättan rent their apartments at Lantmannavägen. Eidar offers 144 apartments spread over two separate buildings in the city district of Kronogården, at a convenient bus and bicycle distance from University West. Next to the small square, you will for instance find a cultural centre, library, food store, pizza shop and hairdresser. There is also a sports centre and gym nearby. Here you can choose whether to rent your own apartment or share it with one or two other students. Several apartments are also available with furniture, which can prove useful at times.


Types of apartments

  • 1 bedroom, living room and kitchenette
  • 3 bedrooms – shared kitchen, bath/wc, living room and balcony
  • 2 bedrooms – shared kitchen, bath/wc, living room and balcony



  • The houses has elevators
  • Heating, Cold water and broadband (100Mbit) is included by the rent
  • Warm water is measured separately and will be charged afterwards
  • Bike parking in the basement
  • Car parking can be rented


Torngatan 15 and 17 – newly built apartments in the cozy citypart Skogshöjden

In Octobre 2018 the first students moved in to our latest student quarter, Magnetiten in Skogshöjden. The 20 apartments at ground level is divided into two parallel house bodies and all tenants have their own entrance to their home.


Apartment types:

  • 1 ½ room with kitchenette – 22, 32 or 35 sq


• The apartments have white painted walls with bright linoleum floors
Own combomachine (washer and dryer) in the bathroom
Kitchenette with stovetop and microwave
• Own separate storage space
• Bikeparking under roof



Skoghöjden is a cozy and pleasant part of Trollhättan and is called the “garden city”. In the area there are pizzeria, school, church and Hospital (NÄL) and not far away is Överby Shopping Centre which offers a wide range of shops and retail chains. You can easily cycle into town in about 20 minutes or take the bus which goes directly to Drottningtorget next to University West.