Important Announcement:
Starting from June 1, 2018, the Norwegian Institute’s guesthouse will not be available for accommodation for the foreseeable future. We are in the process of finding an alternative space for a new guesthouse. We apologize for any inconvenience.

The Norwegian Institute at Athens maintains accommodation facilities for Norwegian and international students and scholars in need of staying in Athens during their study and/or research. Our accommodation is in the heart of Athens, conveniently located in the immediate vicinity of the Acropolis Metro, the Nordic Library at Athens, the Norwegian, Swedish, Finnish, and Italian institutes, the Acropolis, and the Acropolis Museum.

Location of the Norwegian Institute’s accommodation facilities on GoogleMaps.

Accommodation prices:


CategoriesSinglePer bed in double
Students from owner universities (UiO, UiB, NTNU, UIT) participating in Norwegian Institute courses20 €15 €
Other students (including PhD) and unemployed researchers and scholars25 €20 €
All other guests37 €25 €

Scholars’ apartment
For short term stay in individual rooms/beds the same prices as for the guesthouse apply. There is also an option of renting an entire apartment, contingent on availability. In that case the prices are 250 Euros/week or 800 Euros/month.

Download the accommodation application form for the Guesthouse
Download the accommodation application form for the Scholars’ Apartment

Please note that our accommodation is available to students, researchers, scholars and, generally speaking, persons with a research or scholarly agenda related to Greece and the Aegean in broad terms. We do not rent accommodation for private and tourists visits. We strongly recommend that you contact the Institute ( to check for availability of accommodation during your intended stay before sending in an application. By applying to stay at the Norwegian Institute accommodation you agree to adhere to certain regulations (available with the application). Failure to do so may incur a fine determined by the Institute.

Your study/research home away from home: NorwInst’s Guesthouse and Scholars’ Apartment


The Guesthouse (Kavalloti 5)

The Norwegian Institute at Athens runs a guesthouse situated in 5 Kavalloti Street, next to the Nordic Library, in the area of Acropolis/Makrigianni. The guesthouse is mainly used for lodging students who attend lectures and seminars at the Institute. InHøst-07-Gjestehus-EKL-mm-018-768x1024 between our seminars, the facilities are available to students, researchers, scholars and others by request.

The Guesthouse consists of two separate apartments in a two-story neoclassicist building. On each floor there are 4 bedrooms, some singles and some twin beds, with a shared kitchen, bathroom, and a small common room giestehus-4with TV and dining facilities. The guesthouse also has a laundry room, a small backyard, and a roof terrace.
The kitchen is equipped with a fridge, a stove for cooking, and a dishwasher. The rooms have duvets for the winter, bed sheets and towels. Weekly housekeeping and change of bed sheets and towels is performed by the Institute’s staff, but the guests areHøst-07-Gjestehus-EKL-mm-025-768x1024 responsible for keeping the rooms and common areas clean and in good shape.

The guesthouse is usually occupied during mid-January to March, mid-June till August and most of October, as well as 1-2 weeks in November, due to seminars held by the Norwegian Institute at Athens.   For inquiries about the rooms
or housing, please contact us by e-mail, and we will send you an application form.  Return the form by e-mail, and we will answer your request as soon as possible.


The Scholars’ apartment

View from the balcony of the scholars' apartment

View from the balcony of the scholars’ apartment

For longer stays, researchers, scholars and others can request a stay in our separate apartment, located close by, in 10 Chatzichristou street, 3rd floor. The apartment has internet access and two rooms, one single and one double, and shared living room, kitchen, and bathroom. It is located in the immediate vicinity of the Acropolis Museum and metro stop and 5 minutes away from the Norwegian Institute.forskerleilighet5forskerleilighet7forskerleilighet6forskerleilighet2forskerleilighet1

Photo credits: Audny Hegstad Diamantis, Zarko Tankosic