Nybyen student housing

Adresse

Nybyen
Longyearbyen, Svalbard
9171 Longyearbyen, Svalbard
Norge

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Nybyen (Brakke 3, 4, 9, 11 and 13) is situated in the upper part of Longyearbyen about 3 km from UNIS. Note that there is no public transport system and it takes about 30 minutes to walk between UNIS and Nybyen. This accommodation is mostly used for semester students. The studio apartments are furnished.

Long term residents

Brakke 4, 9, 11 and 13 are used for long-term residents. 5-7 rooms share a kitchen/lounge and 2 rooms share a bathroom.
You must bring your own linen.

Short term residens

Brakke 3 is mainly used for short-term residents: 12 people share a kitchen/lounge and 3-4 people share a bathroom. The rooms are furnished and equipped with pillow and duvet. You must bring your own linen.        

 

Furnished studio apartments – NOK 4300 per month

The monthly rent includes: weapon safe with key, electricity, use of washing machines and clothes dryers.  Wi-Fi, use of laundry and duvet/pillow.

BRAKKE 3

The rooms are 12 m². Please provide your own linen. Bathrooms are shared between 3-4 people, while 12 people share a kitchen/lounge. The tenants have access to a washing machine and clothes dryer.  Brakke 3 is used for short-term tenants.

BRAKKE 4

The rooms are 10 m². Please provide your own linen. Two people share each bathroom and six share a kitchen/lounge. The tenants have access to a washing machine and clothes dryer and shared storage rooms on the first floor and second floor.

BRAKKE 9

The rooms are 10 m². Please provide your own linen. Two people share each bathroom and 5-6 share a kitchen/lounge. The tenants have access to a washing machine and clothes dryer and shared storage room on the first floor.

Double rooms for couples – eight of the rooms in Brakke 9 have interconnecting doors and are ideal for couples.

BRAKKE 11
The rooms are 10 m². Please provide your own linen. Two people share each bathroom and 5-6 share a kitchen/lounge. The tenants have access to a washing machine and clothes dryer and shared storage room on the first floor.
BRAKKE 13
The rooms are 10 m². Please provide your own linen. Two people share each bathroom and seven share a kitchen/lounge. The tenants have access to a washing machine and clothes dryer and shared storage rooms on the first floor and second floor. You need to provide your own padlock.
Local area

South of the student housing area is the mountains Sarkofagen, which is popular for summer ascents on foot and in winter by ski.

From the summit, there are spectacular views of Longyearbyen and Isfjorden. The centre of Longyearbyen is a 20 minute walk away with a variety of shops and places to eat in the immediate vicinity.

According to Svalbard regulations you must carry a weapon as a protection agains polarbears when staying outside settlements. You must always travel with caution.

For more information about traveling outside and safety, please visit www.sysselmannen.no