The residence is situated in the eastern part of Copenhagen on the border between Nørrebro and Østerbro. It is close to public transport, located in a calm neighborhood but still in close proximity to cafés and shops as well as Fælledparken, a very popular and large public park.
Deciding whether Rovsingsgade is right for you
The apartment in Rovsingsgade is reserved for staff. It is a good option for a couple either without kids or with 1-2 kids.
Rovsingsgade 79, 1st floor right
2200 Copenhagen N
You can find a map of the residence here.
Type of accommodation
The UCPH Housing Foundation so far has one 3-room (2 bed room) apartment in Rovsingsgade. The apartment has private kitchen and bathroom.
Furthermore we have 8 shared apartments elsewhere in the building complex (Sigynsgade and Vermundsgade) for students and PhD students
The 3-room apartment consists of 2 bedrooms and 1 living room and is 83 square meters in gross size and 75 in net size.
Furniture and inventory lists
Please find an inventory list for the apartment here (to come)
Our various housing is not identically furnished; places have different sizes lay-outs and the furniture has been acquired at different points in time.
You are welcome to put in furniture of your own, BUT you are also required to remove it again upon departure - if you do not, the UCPH Housing Foundation will have to remove it on your behalf and forward the bill (easily a few thousand DKK) directly to you.
The apartment has a private bathroom.
The apartment has a private kitchen.
Internet connection and TV
An internet connection is available in the apartment. The UCPH Housing Foundation does not provide you with a TV. By Danish law, everyone who has an internet connection must pay media license. This expense is not included in your rent.
If you are having connection issues, please email the housing foundation for your DSL number and contact instructions. You must always contact the Telenor Support Center if you experience problems with your internet connection - the UCPH Housing Foundation does not have an IT department and cannot assist you in this matter. Telenor Support Center: 72 12 00 00
The residence is located approximately 5 minutes from Nørre Campus by bike and 10-15 minutes by foot. To reach Frederiksberg Campus you should expect 20 minutes by public transportation or bike. Søndre Campus can be reached within approximately 30 minutes by bike or public transportation while travel time to City Campus is around 15 minutes by bike or 20-25 minutes by bus.
Please use www.rejseplanen.dk to see travelling times with public transportation and to plan your trip.
The spring 2019 rent (including utilities) is approximately DKK 11.600 a month (paid quarterly). You can see the precise rental amounts in the online booking system.
Applying for housing subsidy
It is possible to apply for housing subsidy if you live in the apartment in Rovsingsgade for a minimum of 6 months.
For all manner of relevant housing information regarding this residence, e.g. on lost keys, laundry, internet, etc., please see the Residence Handbook.
Noise should be limited after 9pm on weekdays.
On special occasions (e.g. a party) noise from music is accepted at a reasonable level. Consideration to the other residents should be taken by informing them about the upcoming event/party in good time.
The bathtubs may only be used between 6am and 10pm
Locked yourself out – Contact the Housing Foundation office during office hours. Be aware that if you lock yourself out more than once in a 14 days period a fee of DKK 300 will be charged.
If your key is permanently lost - Contact the Housing Foundation office.
Contact the inspector
For building related problems (fixtures in the apartment such as windows, floors), please contact one of the building inspectors at their office which is located in Vermundsgade 25F, by the parking lot, in the basement. Students can put a note in the mail box in front of the building; (always include name, address, telephone number, and issue), or they can come to the office during opening hours Monday 7-8.30am. Tuesday 2-3 pm and Friday 7-8.30am to talk directly to one of the inspectors.
For problems taken care of by the UCPH Housing Foundation’s extra inspector service (furniture, inspections) please contact Attila during office hours on Tuesdays & Thursdays between 8am and 10am on telephone: +45 50525096 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please add a picture indicating the issue, in case you send an email.