As a student and as an employee finding a place to live is your job. University or company might support you, but in the end it depends on you. Especially in major cities housing can be hard to find.

Local newspapers usually have a section on housing, shared flats, etc. Local student unions are very helpful.

Check university bill-boards - they often offer places to rent for reasonable prices!

The following resourches might also come in handy:

See also: Relocation Services and Real Estate Companies in Austria