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Howest Students Affairs (Stuvo) will help you find suitable accommodation.

As soon as your application has been approved by Howest, go to Stuvo’s website and you will find specific information regarding the housing possibilities Howest helps facilitate for internationals students, and about how to rent one of these rooms.

The sooner you apply and start the accommodation procedures, the higher your chances to get a room which comes up to your expectations. Howest cannot be expected to offer ‘emergency housing assistance’ upon arrival. Here you find Stuvo’s housing brochure with tips.

Next to housing Student Affairs are also the ones to contact for all the things that can make your life as a student more comfortable. Think about mobility, sports, … You will hear all about it during the Orientation Week preceding your semester at Howest.

In Bruges

A student room in Bruges will tipically cost you between €300 and €520 per month, costs included; a studio flat between €450 and €600.

Howest studentenhuisvesting The Lodge
Howest - Studentenhuis 'The Wing'

In Kortrijk

The Howest Wing


  • Rents depend on room type and range between €445 and €575 per month. All prices are subject to change and all prices include water, electricity, gas and internet.
  • Contract duration: 12 months (5 or 10 months for students on exchange)
  • There is a general non-smoking policy throughout the Howest Wing.


More info about "The Wing"? Contact simon.clinckemaillie [at] (Simon Clinckemaillie).

Student accommodation on the private market

For information on student accommodation on the private market, please visit our special housing website, Kotwest. Kotwest is a collaboration between Stuvo Howest, Stuvo Vives and Stuvo KU Leuven. On this database you will find all officially licensed student rooms.

If you are looking for a room on the private market, do consult the Flemish Housing Decree (In Dutch) for regulations regarding student rental agreements

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Isabelle Stael

Isabelle Stael

Student residence The Lodge and private market

Student accommodation Bruges

    Simon Clinckemaillie

    Simon Clinckemaillie

    Student residence The Howest Wing and private market (Kortrijk)

    Student accommodation Kortrijk