1. General Guidelines
1: All doors, including the apartment’s main and back entrances and balcony doors should be locked when leaving the apartment.
2: In order to maintain a clean and well-maintained appearance of the property’s common areas, residents must clean up after themselves within a reasonable timeframe – both after daily use as well as after larger events.
3: Residents may not store weapons, fireworks, explosives or other objects that may cause personal harm.
4: Illegal substances are not allowed on the property. If a tenant is found to possess, consume or sell illegal substances on-site, immediate police action and expulsion from the property will ensue.
5: In case of missing items or damages incurred in the private room, common areas, stairwell or outdoor space, please contact DIS Facilities at fixit.disabroad.org. Residents are responsible for general maintenance of the apartment, including appliances. When a resident makes a fixit request, it is their responsibility to inform all other flat mates, so they are aware someone from facilities will be accessing the apartment. DIS is only responsible for repairing appliances listed in the rental contract.
6: In case of acute problems (cracked water pipes, no power in the whole building, etc.), contact the DIS Facility Emergency Phone at +45 3067 1044. If the problem is not urgent and you contact the DIS Facility Emergency Phone, you will be fined.
7: Replacement keys cost 500 DKK and are provided upon the submission of a Fixit request.
8: Residents and DIS students may only let their own guests into the building.
9: Residents and DIS students are responsible for the behavior of their guests, financially and otherwise.
1: Residents are financially responsible for any damages done to the property.
2: Smoking (including e-cigarettes and water pipes) is not allowed indoors or outside the property. Smoking should take place at least 5 meters from the Kollegium.
3: All WiFi and network equipment for the common WiFi signal is administered and maintained by DIS. Contact IT services at fixit.disabroad.org if you experience problems with the WiFi equipment or signal. It is forbidden to disconnect or otherwise manipulate the physical and/or technical setup of the installed equipment in the apartment, as this can create outages and interruptions in the common WiFi connection.
4: As internet is only offered via the common DIS WIFI signal , you must have an appropriate electronic device to connect to it. If your device is unable to connect, DIS IT services is available for guidance on how to purchase a wireless network card at the resident’s own expense and responsibility.
5: It is forbidden to install any appliances in the apartment without prior agreement with DIS.
3. Balconies and External Corridors
1: Balconies may not be used for storage. Furthermore, no barbecue equipment may be used on the balconies. DIS reserves the right to ask residents to remove items from the balcony, if they are deemed inappropriate.
2: Boxes, drying racks, bicycles, footwear, etc. may not be stored in internal or external corridors. If necessary, DIS reserve the right to remove belongings that are stored in corridors.
4. Common Areas
1: Hallways and stairs (including in the basement) are fire escapes and may not be used for waste or storage of items. These must be free passages at all times.
2: Keep the Common Room clean and tidy. It is not permitted to book or host private arrangements in the common room. Maximum capacity should always be respected. Kollegium events organized by clubs or residents can be held in the common room. Cleaning must be done immediately after an event or usage of the common room. If needed, you should also sweep and wash the floor.
3: The common room is out of operation due to weekly professional cleaning of floor and surfaces. The common room may not be used the day before DIS arrivals (3 times a year).
4: Grilling is only allowed in designated areas and must be done using grills provided by DIS. Disposable grills, etc. are not allowed.
1: Please contact the company listed in the laundry room directly for assistance regarding the machines and their functionality. That company owns the machines and is responsible for all maintenance and repairs. The contact information is in the laundry room.
2: The laundry room is for all residents. Each apartment receives one washing card. If you lose your card, please contact fixit.disabroad.org to order and pay for a replacement. A replacement card costs 250 DKK.
3: Residents follow the guidelines for use of the laundry room. Keep the laundry room clean and tidy, and pick up clothing within a reasonable time.
4: Please be advised that use of the machines in the laundry room is at your own risk. DIS is not liable for any damages to your belongings.
6. Rooftop Terrace
1: The roof terrace is furnished with outdoor furniture and grills by DIS. Rules for the Kollegium’ s common areas also apply to the roof terrace. This includes cleaning up (removing trash, bottles, etc.) after all use.
2: Smoking is not allowed on the terrace.
1: Bicycles must be parked in the appropriate bike rakes in the outdoor areas. Bicycles may not be stored in stairwells, hallways, common areas, apartment bedrooms, nor ever block the entrances to the Kollegium.
2: The gate is locked. If access by car to the courtyard is needed, please ask permission in advance from Facilities by submitting a ticket: fixit.disabroad.org
3: Cars are only allowed on-site in connection with moving in/out, and in the approved parking spaces. If you leave the car unattended be aware that you need to pay relevant parking fees.
4: Cars may only be parked if appropriate fees are paid (see signage in parking lot).
8. Standards of Conduct
1: Noisy behavior should at any time of day be with closed doors and windows. The use of musical instruments, stereos, TVs and other devices that make noise must at no time bother other residents in and around the property. Quiet hours (periods where noise levels must be completely subdued) are during the following hours:
Sunday – Thursday: 22:00-8:00
Friday – Saturday: 23:00-8:00
The only exception to the quiet hours is the monthly Kollegium party in the Common Room, organized by the Kollegium Social Committee.
Residents are encouraged to notify both fellow residents and/or neighbors about larger events.
2: In the event of complaints from residents or neighbors regarding violation of house rules or disputes between residents, DIS will contact all involved parties. All complaints should be directed to email@example.com All involved parties will be requested to engage in an active dialogue about the incident, either by e-mail, zoom/telephone or meeting. Disciplinary warnings will be issued should the house rules be violated. Repeated violations of the same nature can lead to termination of the contract.
3: The use of drills and other noisy tools may only take place between 8:00 and 17:00 on weekdays and between 11:00 and 17:00 on weekends.
4: Keep the outdoor areas clean. Do not throw anything (incl. cigarettes) on the ground, but rather use the appropriate trashcans provided.
5: No signs or anything else may be put on the outside of the building. Notes for residents and DIS students may be posted on the bulletin boards in the stairway.
6: Garbage must be sorted and discarded accordingly. Household waste, in a closed bag, goes in the general waste containers:
- Cardboard goes in the container that says ‘Pap’
- Biowaste (food, compost items) go in the container that says ‘Bioaffald’
- Glass goes in the containers that say ‘Glas’
- Used batteries go in the container that says ‘Batteries’
- Paper goes in the container that says ‘Papir’
- Plastic goes in the container that says ‘Plast’
- Hazardous Waste goes in the container that says ‘Farligt Affald’
- Metal goes in the container that says ‘Metal’
- Larger waste may not be discarded onsite, but must be taken to the closest recycling station
Animals are not allowed on the property, except for a few apartments where DIS students are allowed to live with a Support Animal.
1: These house rules have been developed by DIS.
2: Complaints about the violation of any house rules can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org, indicating the time, place and circumstances. DIS will, if possible, consult the parties and then decide what appropriate actions should take place.
3: Violation of these house rules may result in the termination of a rental agreement.
4: Employees from DIS Copenhagen have the right to incur consequences for violations of any house rules and their instructions must be followed.
5: DIS may alter the House Rules at any time, as needed.