The Municipality of Gävle can help you
If you have trouble finding student accommodation on your own, the Municipality of Gävle guarantees students at University of Gävle student accommodation provided that you meet certain requirements. The guarantee is for students that move to Gävle to study at least 15 credits per semester.
It is important that you actively search for accommodation on your own. The student accommodation guarantee is not activated until their is no student apartments available. If it comes to it, you can invoke the guarantee by filling out a form at Gävle municipality's website.
The guarantee means that you will receive an offer of accommodation no later than 14 days after the start of the semester. The guarantee does not necessarily mean that Gävle municipality arranges an apartment or a dorm room, they may also have to arrange other types of accommodation. If you decline the offer, you will no longer be covered by the guarantee.
To learn more about the requirements please contact the Municipality of Gävle at email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit their website gavle.se.