Finding accommodation in Copenhagen is like a race that can’t be won without cheats, good connections, or a booming bank account. Nevertheless, there are actually things that you can do to avoid scammers and make the chances of finding accommodation higher.
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CBS only has access to a limited number of dorm rooms and these are reserved for exchange students only. This means that international students studying a bachelor or master degree are left alone to find a place to live in Copenhagen. “It’s a heartbreaking job,” says housing coordinator at CBS.
Several attempts at finding a place to live in London and San Francisco lead to the launch of CBS alum Nadim Stub’s and his co-founder, Peter Lange’s, start-up. Their new platform RentSafe gives tenants and landlords the possibility to connect, hopefully, making the search for accommodation in Copenhagen a little less desperate.
Jeremie has felt the ruthlessness of the housing market in Copenhagen. Having to stay at hostels and in worst cases commute between Denmark and his home country. Now, he has finally found a room for six months.
What CBS student Ana Andonovska hates the most about the housing market, is the overwhelming numbers of scammers and that the market is so uncontrollable. She asks CBS to do more in helping international full degree-students.
Niels Laursen is a witty guy. On the fifth floor at Porcelænshaven 26, he has written a loony poem on a blackboard – “just for the fun of it.” Each semester he prepares all the dorm rooms for new students, and to him, it sometimes feels like being in charge of a kindergarten when they move in.