Banda Aceh is located at the west of the island of Sumatra, Indonesia. It is a very affordable place to live as a student. By having $30 per-day, student will able to stay, eat delicious food, and rent a motorbike to go to a famous beach or travel to famous destinations at Banda Aceh.



During  study at Syiah Kuala University, student can find various types of boarding house (called “rumah kos”) that prices affordable.

There are many boarding houses available near of the campus. Mostly the kind of accommodation is gender specific (female or male only). The boarding house prices varies from around IDR 2,000,000 to IDR 10,000,000 per year, depends on available facilities.

Syiah Kuala University also provides a dormitory for graduate students, exchange students, and foreign guests with cheap price offer. The location of the dormitory is within a walking distance to the campus.

The dormitory provides a good atmosphere for fostering personal development and broadening Islamic knowledge. You can book the room by contact email:



Syiah Kuala University encourages students to have a good balance between personal and professional life. Therefore we can help students to set up various student organizations, known as student clubs. These student clubs are engaged in both academic and non-academic activities. Some clubs were formed like Football Club, English Club, Band Club, Choir Club, Entrepreneur Club, and others. Students are welcomed to join a club if interested.