Bureau des logements et des restaurants universitaires (BLRU)

Accommodation Office
Information in English

University halls of residence

We provide different types of accommodation, such as individual bedrooms with access to communal kitchen and bathroom facilities, individual bedrooms in shared apartments for 2 to 7 people, and studio apartments, totalling 675 beds.

Discover our halls of residence.


Please fill one of the forms below, according to your status.

If you are a student registered at the University of Geneva:
ISIS (use login / password on your fee invoice letter)

If you are still applying for registration:
ORISIS (use login / password used for your registration application)

Note: Since the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies now possesses its own students house, housing requests from students of this institute will be given lower priority

If you are an exchange student and your folder is processed by the office of international relations in Geneva (ERASMUS, Swiss Confederation scholarships, institutional agreements, scholarship students (except DAAD), CREPUQ, COIMBRA, etc.), fill out this form:
ORISIS (use login / password according to instructions given by the Office of International Affairs)

If you have questions, or require more information, please contact us at logements(at)unige.ch

Summer Rentals

Two of our residences provide accommodation during the summer (June to August)  : la Maison Internationale des étudiants and Hugo-de-Senger.

Conditions for summer housing (fr)

Residences descriptions and price (fr)

Registrations for summer 2018 will start on May 1st, 2018..

Registration form

Keys are distributed by BLRU and therefore opening hours are those of government offices (Monday to Friday from 9am to 1pm).

If you have questions, or require more information, please contact us at locationete(at)unige.ch

Private accomodation

WARNING: we would like to remind you that, in the case of private rentals, the University only hosts the ads, but does not verify their truth. Following an increase of rental scams, we recommend that you take all the usual precautions before making any payment.

Warning from the police : prevention - rental scam (in french)

For students

UNIGE students: if you are still looking for accomodations, please read the following guidelines for access to the ads.

How do I access the ads ?

You need to be registered
ISIS (use login / password on your fee invoice letter)

For advertisers

Advertising your accomodation is free. Your advertisement will need to be checked by the University’s Accommodation Office. Once it is published it will remain on-line for two weeks.

How to publish your ad ?

Fill in all the fields on the form. BLRU will verify the authenticity of your ad. Wait for the validation of the publication of your ad by email. Choose your candidate and enter into a subletting agreement together using the rules and rental use.
Subletting contract / Rules and rental purposes

I have read and will comply with the terms and conditions. Submit ad.

If you have questions, or require more information, please contact us at

Programme « 1h par m² – A student under my roof »

A programme for those who like contact : in exchange for a few hours of active presence, a room is made available to a student, under the rule « 1h per m² ».  Example : a 12m2 room corresponds to 12 hours per month. The student pays a compensation (about CHF 100.- to 120.-) for monthly expenses (electricity, heating, etc)..  

For more information, please consult the 1h par m2 page.

Anyone interested in proposing a room can contact:

Sabine Estier or Andréa Kündig
+41 22 379 74 00


Programme in partnership with the BNP Paribas Foundation and Pro Senectute Genève.