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Teknobyen student housing

Teknobyen student housing is the world's largest shared kitchen run by the students. Here 116 students live in small apartments or rooms with private bathrooms, while sharing a 150 m2 kitchen, a 220 m2 living room and a 110 m2 terrace.

Teknobyen student housing
Teknobyen is located right next to Gløshaugen, Elgeseter and Øya, and is within walking distance of Kalvskinnet.

Resident information


Internet is included in your rent.

Read more about Sit's Internet service


All mailboxes are located on the ground floor, near the entrance.

Waste disposal

Ordinary waste can be disposed through a slot by the kitchen on the first floor and in the backyard. A waste disposal station for cardboard, paper, plastic, glass and metal is located just outside the main entrance to the building.

If you have special waste, like batteries and paint, you can contact our maintenance department and they can help you get rid of it. There is a waste disposal station for special waste by our reception in Frode Rinnans vei 1 at Moholt.

Storage rooms

Each room has a storage room in the basement. Use your access chip to open the door to the storage room area and your house key to open the storage room.


There are no parking spaces for tenants at Teknobyen student housing. Contact Trondheim Parkering for information about other options for parking in the area.

Bicycle parking

Bicycles can be parked in the backyard or in the basement. Make sure your bicycle is labeled with a valid parking sticker. You can get bicycle stickers at Sit Bolig's reception or by contacting the tenants board.


The laundry is located in the basement and is open between 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Using the laundry

General information for all student housing

Damages, defects and malfunctions

If you need to get in touch with our caretakers, or want to report a technical problem in your residence, you can submit your request online. Go to, log in to My page and select Contact us - Contact caretaker.


Read more about cleaning

Services and fees

An overview of the most common services and fees

Moving, switching, subletting

Read more about moving between student villages and housings and how to sublet

Challenges as a resident

Do you find living in a shared kitchen to be challenging? Is cooperating with you neighbour difficult? Are you worried about someone you live with? Contact and we will help you.