Soihtu is the business unit of JYY

We administrate, develop and keep up the facilities and services of the Student Union of the University of Jyväskylä.

Apply for an apartment. Soihtu offers communal, ecological housing of good quality with affordable expenses, in Jyväskylä.

You get a lot as Soihtu’s tenant

We offer modern, high quality and ecological rental apartments with sensible rents. Our housing locations Kortepohja Student Village and Soihtu Vehkakuja are inviting you to see more.

Everyday services for tenants

Take care of your tenancy issues online, check your rent payments and apply for a new apartment.

Online reservations

Reservations for your everyday life: sauna turn, laundry turn and clubroom with your own credentials are available for almost all of our tenants. The link opens in a new tab.

Are you looking for an apartment in Jyväskylä?

Apply for Soihtu’s apartment now.

Our apartments are more than a roof and walls for you. Our housing locations Kortepohja Student Village and Soihtu Vehkakuja are known for their excellent services and communality.

Exceptions in Soihtu Housing services (updated June 1st 2021)

In our everyday life, we support the well-being of our customers and employees with exceptional arrangements.

Soihtu Stay – Low budget accommodation in Jyväskylä

Low budget accommodation in Jyväskylä. Stay in a furnished private or shared apartment by yourself or with a larger group. Our apartments are ideal for students, travellers and project workers since you can fit the length of your stay flexible..

We offer apartments with character for temporary needs and travelling in the idyllic student village Kortepohja. During your stay you get access to the village service: sauna, laundry and gym free of charge!


All studio apartments for the beginning of August have been offered, there is still a chance to apply for a room in a shared apartment

/ 16.7.2021

Apartments in Kortepohja Student Village are filled in the autumn when new students start their studies. As in previous years, studio apartments are in greatest demand, and now all studios, two room apartments and family apartments for the beginning…

The key cards for building F are expiring on 16th of August

/ 15.7.2021

Tenants can pick up their new key cards at the Soihtu Housing service point from Monday 26th of July onwards, during the opening hours (Mon & Wed 10-15, Fri 8-12). Remember to bring your ID with you. You can also authorize someone else…

July 2021 Tenants’ Info Letter has been mailed

/ 9.7.2021

Soihtu Housing tenants receive a newsletter about the current housing topics in Kortepohja Student Village and Soihtu…