We strongly recommend you to find a short-term accommodation in Cagliari before your arrival.
There are a lot of possibilities: B&B, hostels, hotels, renting a flat on your own, sharing a flat with other students or researchers.
After you arrive in Cagliari, you will be able to choose a more suitable accommodation in the area you prefer, for example near your department: check the map of the University of Cagliari.
You can find a variety of offers on the Internet. Ask us for updated useful links.