Sønderborg is located on the island of Als in the southeast corner of Jutland, close to the German border.
Sønderborg is ideally situated between Hamburg and major cities of Denmark. Read more about the city of Sønderborg in our guide to Campus Life.
Application and terms
How to apply for accommodation
All applicants have to apply at the Sønderborg Accommodation Office (Kollegiernes Kontor) directly. The Accommodation Office will receive the names of all exchange students from the International Office at the University of Southern Denmark.
Exchange students: Please note that you can only apply for furnished rooms at Ungdoms-kollegiet (UK) with a common kitchen.
In the spring semester, the tenancy will start on 15 January.
Autumn semester: 1 May
Spring semester: 1 November
Applications received after deadline cannot be guaranteed accommodation!
Phone +45 74 42 48 49
Visit the Sønderborg Accommodation Office.
From 16m². The rooms have separate shower and lavatory as well as freezer/refrigerator. Some have a shared kitchen with a locker for each room. (18 rooms for each kitchen) others have a separate kitchen.
If you need a furnished room, please note that on the application form since not all rooms are furnished. If furnished, there will be a desk, a couch that can be converted into a bed, and a closet/wardrobe. Lamps, curtains and a small table are also included.
A telephone- and data network including internet connection, with a calling time/ on-time free of charge, has been installed in all accommodations. The net is linked to the other halls of accommodations and the office.
The students can rent an Equipment package, which includes linen and kitchenware. The Equipment Package consists of 1 quilt, 1 pillow, 1 thin top mattress, 2 sets of linen with sheets, 2 big towels, 1 small towel, 1 dish towel, 1 dustbin, 2 mugs, 2 tumblers, 1 knife, 1 fork, 1 spoon,1 tea spoon,1 plate,1 soup plate, 1 adjustable desk lamp,1 frying pan,1 casserole To rent the Equipment package, you have to apply on a separate form. You can get this form at the Accommodation Office. You will be charged a fee per semester (around DKK 450,00 per semester, which will be added to your rent, when you arrive).
Phone and Internet access
A telephone- and data network including internet connection, with a calling time/ on-time free of charge, has been
installed in all accommodations. The net is linked to the other halls of accommodations and the office.
- Payment, notice and inspection
Four students show how they live while studying at SDU