MSc in Media & Refugee / Migration Flows

Accommodation and living costs

Accommodation on-campus:

Students can be accommodated in selected residences of NKUA. Alternatively, students can rent apartments of rooms in Athens and are offered a list with suggestions on this website.

For the residences of NKUA, applicant shall provide the following supporting documents as soon as possible:

  • Two (2) recent photos
  • Photocopy of ID or passport
  • Certificate of enrolment
  • Individual or family income tax statement of the latest available financial year

For more information on the subject, please call the residences’ secretariats

  • (0030) 2107258723 (Dorm A’, 21 Ulof Palme street, Ano Ilissia)
  • (0030) 2107782466 (Dorm B’, 4 Taxilou street, Ilissia)


Off-Camput Accommodation:

Student can also ask ESN KAPA for help regarding housing off.campus. It is the Erasmus Network of NKUA.

Contact them via their website website:

or via facebook:


Other websites to find accommodation in Athens:

Students Mensa and Canteens:

NKUA’s mensa and canteens for students are located at two different places in Athens. 

  • University Campus: located in Zografou, in the building of the School of Philosophy
  • Centre of Athens: located at Lycavittou 14, in the centre of Athens 

NKUA offers the opportunity for two free meals on a daily basis from September 1st to June 30th (except for national holidays). Students should apply for a card and provide the completed application form to the Meal Service of NKUA (4th floor, Ippokratous 15 (center of Athens), Tel.:+30 210-3688216, +30 210-3688230, +30 210-3688228). More information can be given by the Administrative Office of this MSc programme.


Public Transportation:

For the public transportation in Athens students can use any of the 3 types of Athens Transport tickets and cards:

  • The Ath.ena Ticket
  • The personalized Ath.ena Card
  • The anonymous Ath.ena Card

The Ath.ena Ticket is a rechargeable ticket that can be used again and again as long as it remains in good condition. Ath.ena Ticket can be bought from and recharged at all Athens transport ticket offices, as well as automatic ticket issuing machines.

The personalised Ath.ena Card offers the possibility of student discounts, as well as reduced monthly payments. The card is available only from Athens transport ticket offices.

For more information visit: