FMEL rates

All our prices are in Swiss francs (CHF)


  • Unlocking door 110.-
  • Noise after 10:00pm tenants causing disturbances will be billed  170.-
  • If intervention unfounded, person who called will be billed  170.-
  • Urgent technical problems, threats attacks, aggressions  0.-
Loss of key
  • New key provided by house manager  80.-
  • Second loss of key envolves cylinder change 500.-
Cancellation (no-show)
  • Any lease signature will be of a contractual nature. In the event of cancellation of the lease, the following terms apply:

    • Notice given more than 15 days before the beginning of the lease: the amount of CHF 100.- and no new booking will be accepted before 3 months
    • Notice given up to 15 days before the beginning of the lease: the amount of one month's rent and no new booking will be accepted before 3 months
    • Notice given after the beginning of the lease:  the amount of the deposit and no new booking will be accepted before 3 months

    For temporary leases during the summer period, from 15 days up to 3 months, the total amount of the stay will be charged in case of cancellation announced less than 15 days before the beginning of the lease.

    For the cancellation of a temporary group rental during the summer period, from 15 days up to 3 months, the conditions mentioned in the lease agreement apply

Termination of lease

  • For EASY, FLEX and Long Term leases, once the minimal duration of the lease is exceeded, the termination must be announced at least 2 months in advance.
  • In case of breach of contract before minimal duration of lease: refer to lease.
  • Terminations will be accepted in cases of exmatriculation for "force majeure" if the exmatriculation is for failure or medical reasons (medical certificate required).
    • Termination notice given 1 month in advance 150.- (force majeure)
    • Termination notice given less than 1 month in advance 300.- (force majeure)

Exmatriculation at the end of your studies, or because of voluntary interruption of studies, is NOT considered a case of "force majeure".

  • For 2012 FLEX leases, the notice for lease termination should be given one month ahead. (There will be no exceptions).

Changing rooms (from room to studio only)

  • Price for room change: 250.-

The fee must be paid as soon as the arrangement with the FMEL has been given and before entering the new room / studio.

Cleaning: after check-out or after periodical room checks (plus administrative fees)

  • By FMEL personal charges, an hour 50.-
  • By an outside company if necessary, company invoice + administrative charges

Unblock the toilets, sink and shower

  • First request (work done by FMEL house manager) 50.-
  • Second request, you will be billed by the external plumbing company we will have to use

Replacement of damaged objects

  • Mattress  220.-
  • Mattress cover sheet  30.-
  • Mattress cover small size (90x 200 cm) 100.-
  • Mattress cover big size (140x200 cm) 170.-
  • Cleaning of mattress cover: 60.-
  • Desk lamp  30.-
  • Bed slats, per slat  5.-
  • Rubber for back of chair, per rubber 10.-
  • Shower curtain 50.-
  • Freezer handle or door 170.-
  • Room dustbin 10.-
  • Chair 80.-

Bedding kit:

1 Nordic duvet (160x210cm), 1 pillow (60x60cm), 1 pillowcase, 1 duvet coversheet (160x210cm), 1 mattress coversheet (90x190-200cm)

  • 1 to 2 months     50.-
  • 3 to 5 months     80.-
  • 6 to 10 months  120.-

Payment reminders

  • 1st reminder  0.-
  • Formal notice  35.-

If you continue to pay by bank transfer without using the payment slips, the following penalties will be applied:

  • The first time: you will receive an e-mail
  • The second time: 10.- of administrative charges will be billed
  • The third time: 25.- of administrative charges will be billed
  • The fourth time: 50.- of administrative charges will be billed

Administration charges

  • Due to extra work caused by tenant, 50.- per hour
  • Other reminders 15.- per tenant 

Inventory upon departure

  • Late arrival at check-out 50.-
  • No show for check-out (100.- flat fine) and removal of personal belongings by FMEL personnel charged at 50.-/per hour
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