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Eligibility & Procedure

Only full-time FGS students (MSc and PhD), or Visiting Students are eligible to reside in student housing.

Students with children

Students with children may not reside in student housing.

MSc students

MSc students may reside in student housing for a maximum stay of 24 months. Short extensions may be considered in special cases.


PhD students

PhD students may reside in student housing for a maximum stay of 12 months.

Visiting students

Visiting students may stay in the dormitories that are designated for visiting students, for a minimum period of one month, and up to a maximum period of one year.

New Immigrants

Students who have made Aliyah (within 12 months of beginning at WIS) may reside in student housing for a maximum stay of 12 months

Returning citizens

Retuning citizens who were born abroad, or moved abroad by the age of 15, may reside in student housing for a maximum stay of 12 months

Returning citizens who moved abroad  after the age of 15 will be offered an eight-week stay in residence while they locate a place to rent off campus - provided there's vacancy.

Please note that married/common-law couples should provide the necessary documents to FGS and update their status before submitting an application, to ensure being added to the appropriate list for the type of apartment.

At the moment, demand is much greater than available accommodation; therefore you should request that you complete your online application as soon as you are accepted as a student.

Students cannot choose the complex they would like to live in.

HOW TO APPLY

If you wish to apply for student housing, please submit the correct application form:

WIS Students - This online form is available within the WIS system only

Applicants who have been accepted by FGS but have not yet started their studies  - Candidates should their USERID and password that they received upon registration.

International Visiting Students - should make arrangements through their host department.