Jul 16, 2021 | Milan

One of the most central and fascinating areas of Milan is definitely Brera, with its set of intricate streets near the Duomo and the Castello Sforzesco.

Brera’s name has always been linked to the world of art and it is in this district that you will find the Pinacoteca di Brera and the Brera Academy of Fine Arts, as well as many beautiful private galleries with a unique atmosphere.

Because of the prestige of the area, finding cheap apartments in Brera is very complex, given also the central location of the district easily accessible and well connected to the rest of the city of Milan.

If you are a student and you have decided to start your university career at the Brera Academy of Fine Arts you should know that there are many accommodation solutions that you can evaluate, some more suited to the student context.

Continue reading this article to get a complete overview.

How to reach the Brera Academy of Fine Arts

The district of Brera and the Academy of Fine Arts are located in the center of Milan and can be easily reached by the green metro M2 Lanza stop or by the red metro M1 Cairoli.

Not far from Brera also the Montenapoleone stop on the yellow M3 line.

Those who prefer surface transport can take tram lines 2, 12 and 14 or bus 61, which runs through Pontaccio street.

Info and prices of rentals near the Brera Academy

There are many housing solutions for those who want to live a few steps from the University of Fine Arts in the district of Brera.

The most popular solution is houses and apartments for rent, which have a monthly cost ranging from 650 euros for the single room up to over 2.000 for the entire apartment.

Houses for rent

The student searching for houses for rent in Milan Brera can count on two-room, three-room and four-room apartments finely furnished and located in noble contexts or historic homes.

Just in Brera are the oldest buildings in Milan and the district is one of the most prestigious in the city. Although renting a house in Brera is not very convenient, it is the optimal choice for students who want to immerse themselves in the most exclusive district of Milan without paying attention to expenses and reach the best attractions of the city in a few minutes.

One-room apartments for rent

For greater peace and privacy many students look for one-room apartments for rent near the University of Brera.

As for the prices, the rent of a studio in Brera is between 900-2,000 euros per month and for this reason the choice to live alone is possible only for few.

Rooms and apartments for rent

The student who is preparing to begin his academic career at the University of Brera in Fine Arts and does not have a large budget can opt for a room in a shared apartment with other students.

In this case, the investment is more limited and is around 650 euros per month excluding utilities.

In-Domus Campuses

An increasingly popular choice for those who decide to attend degree courses at the University of Brera is accommodation at the University Campuses In-Domus.

It is a preferred housing formula especially for students who come from abroad, as it is the most advantageous solution for an off-site student.

The In-Domus Campuses offer in fact accommodation solutions with turnkey services that will never be possible to find either in a classic bed or in a student apartment. Among them are:

  • High-speed internet connection;
  • Utilities;
  • Maintenance;
  • Housekeeping;
  • Study rooms;
  • Fitness area;
  • Relaxation area with TV and playstation;
  • Music rooms;
  • Meeting rooms;
  • Laundromat;
  • Private and shared kitchens;
  • Dehors equipped with barbeque stations.

Moreover, being located near the university sites or in well-connected areas that allow to easily reach even the most distant faculties by public transport, the Campuses are the ideal choice for students who do not want to incur in extra costs related to the management of a car or a moped to reach the destination of study.

Within the Campuses, every student feels at home and can combine sociality and safeness, with all the advantages that the traditional rent in an apartment in the city does not offer over greater privacy than a shared apartment.

Living on Campus costs much less than any other student accommodation: the monthly rate varies from 450 and 1,200 euros per month including electricity, water and internet costs over the free use of large equipped gyms, Music rooms with instruments and relaxation rooms with big TV screens and playstation.

Moreover, In-Domus allows you not to pay rent for the month of August, when the University is closed and students usually return to their places of origin to spend the summer holidays, while guaranteeing for those who want it, the possibility to stay on Campus by paying the relative monthly rate.


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Frequently Asked Questions


Can I visit the Campus?

Yes, you can call the reception or send an email to to make an appointment.

Type of contract?

Standard contracts are for 11 or 6 months, or 5 months for the second semester. Stays of a different duration can be arranged according to our availability. Stays of a different duration can be arranged according to our availability.

Is filling the form enough to complete my reservation?

No, filling the form is just a way of checking if the type of accommodation that you prefer is available.
In short time you will receive the contract and instructions on how to complete the reservation.
Only by signing the contract and making the first payment the reservation will be binding for you, it will be binding for In-Domus once it has confirmed the acceptance of the reservation in writing.


What should I bring with me?

A valid ID card or passport.

Where should I go when I arrive?

You will have to check-in at the Reception. (usually between 3:00 PM and 10:00 PM, a different time of arrival can be scheduled if needed)


Within 10:00 AM of the last day of contract.


When should I pay?

At the time of booking you should pay the cautionary deposit and the first instalment of the fee as indicated in the Assignment Request Form. The payments of the other installments of the fees should be made within the dates indicated in the Assignment Request Form.

When can I have back the cautionary deposit?

The cautionary deposit, net of any amount due to In-Domus, will be returned to the Assignee within 30 days from the check-out date, through bank transfer only.


How does early termination of the contract work?

In case of early termination, you will have to communicate to In-Domus The communication of your new check-out date must be sent to In-Domus, by email at You should give In-Domus a 30-day notice for the termination and you should pay, in addition to what already stipulated in the contract for the notice period, a penalty fee of two additional months, subject to the limit of what is overall due for the entire duration of the Contract.

What is included?

What is included in the price?

The “all inclusive” fee includes a bed in a fully furnished room or apartment, all utilities and weekly cleanings and change of bed linens and towels.
Free access to the common areas to study, cook and relax, a well-equipped gym, last generation Wi-Fi and coin operated laundry.

Is Wi-Fi included?

Yes, last generation Wi-Fi connection in the whole building is included.

Is TV included?

Yes, there are TVs in the lounge rooms.

TV is included in the rooms in Milano Olympia, where it is possible to watch free-to-air television.

Is the kitchen kit included?

Only in apartments (solutions with kitchen) the kit is included, the guests who live in the rooms can keep their kitchenware in the personal lockers found in the common kitchens.

Is the refrigerator included in my room?

Yes, every room has one: other refrigerators and freezers can be found in the common kitchens.

Are bed linen and bathroom towels included?

Yes, both are changed once a week. You can request for additional changes by paying an extra fee.

Is the gym included?

Yes, and it is open 24/7.

Is the music room included?

Yes, you can book the music room for free.

Is the use of the common kitchens included?

Yes, the use of the common kitchens and refreshment rooms is included.

Is the use of the study rooms included?

Yes, it is included.

Is the laundry service included?

Yes, with coin operated washing machines and dryers.


Can I have guests for the night?

Upon request to the email and based on availability and the rate in force on the specific day.

Can I have guests at the Campus?

Every resident can have up to two guests per day, they must register at the reception and can stay from 8:00 AM to Midnight.

Can my parents reserve a room?

According to our availability, parents can stay at In-Domus at a special rate.


Can I stay at In-Domus if I’m not a student?

Yes, In-Domus reserves a limited number of rooms for non-students.

Can I make a reservation if I’m underage?

Yes, it is possible following authorization by the parent or legal guardian of the minor.

Can I bring animals with me?

No, it is not possible to keep animals at In-Domus.

Are food and drinks available at the Campus?

Yes, there are vending machines with snacks, drinks and hot beverages.

Can I sublet my room?

No, it is not possible

Can I choose my roommate?

We will take any preference under consideration, according to the availability. We will do our best to meet your requests.

Can I choose on what floor to live?

We will take any preference under consideration, according to the availability.
For certain types of accommodation, a specific floor or position can increase the monthly fee.

Can I throw a party?

Yes, if you respect the rules and the peace of the residence (at midnight any external guest should leave the Campus).
It is necessary to inform the reception in case a party has more than 30 guests. There will be a security guard whose hourly fee will be charged to the person responsible for the party.

Can I customize my room?

Yes, as long as you don’t make any permanent change to the walls and furniture. At check-out, the room must be restored to its initial state, otherwise there could be an extra charge.

Can I stay in my room during the Christmas/Easter holidays?

Yes, you can stay in your room for the whole duration of the contract.

What should I do if something doesn’t work in my room?

There is an email address for maintenance requests: (In-Domus Milano Olympia) (In-Domus Milano Monneret) (In-Domus Milano Internazionale)

Can I receive mail and parcels?

Yes, you can easily collect your mail at the reception.

Where can I smoke?

It is strictly forbidden to smoke in any of the In-Domus spaces. Violators will be subject to fine according to the Italian law and In-Domus rules (see hand-book).
Reiterated breach of this rule may result in the expulsion from the Campus.

What happens in case of damages?

Any damage caused by the guest should be repaid according to the price list found in the In-Domus hand-book. In case of damages not present in our price list, the guest will be responsible for the repair costs, or, in case repair is not possible or not convenient, for the replacement of the damaged good.