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Address: Härlandavägen 27, SE-416 72 Gothenburg
Nearest tram stops: Härlandavägen (Tram 1 and 3, Bus 17), Munkebäckstorget (tram 1 and 5, Bus 17) 15-20 minutes to the city centre

Landlord: The University of Gothenburg
Service Provider: SGS Student Housing


Room: Shared room and bathroom. Ca. 25 m²
Rent: 5400 SEK (2700 SEK / pers)
Building: 2 floors with a total of 14 rooms. Built in 1954 and partly renovated in 2014.
These 14 rooms are reserved for exchange students.
Common facilities: Common kitchen each floor to be shared between 14 students.


At Kastanjebacken in Kålltorp you live near the Delsjön nature area with a large forest and several lakes. Close by is the Skatås area with exercise facilities and running trails. At Munkebäcksmotet (junction) there is a supermarket called ICA Kvantum and in Munkebäckstorg you will find small shops. There are also cosy cafés in the area.

SGS area office is located in Rosendal

Address: Studiegången 6, SE-416 81 Gothenburg
Phone: 46 (0)31 333 6460
E-mail: rosendal@sgsstudentbostader.se
For office hours: SGS area office Rosendal

Please note that the pictures below are for example only. 

Hallway/Room Kastanjebacken












Room Kastanjebacken








Bathroom Kastanjebacken









 Common kitchen

Common kitchen Kastanjebacken


Contact Information

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Box 100, SE 405 30 Gothenburg


Visiting Address:
Medicinaregatan 20A

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