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Campus Life Living and Studying in Berlin

Living and Studying in Berlin

Living and Studying in Berlin

Finding a place to live in Berlin – lots of different options for students

Berlin is highly attractive for creative minds, and has more than 160,000 students. The housing market offers a wide range of situations, and the Berlin StudierendenWERK (office of student activities) can support in in finding rooms in special student Dormitories. No matter what you’re looking for, shared flat or your own four walls, accommodations in Berlin are affordable (compared to other metropolitan regions).

Many of our students use Internet platforms for finding rooms; asking your fellow students may still be one of the best strategies.

StudierendenWERK We’re here to help you

The Das StudierendenWERK Berlin provides a wide range of services to Berlin students, including information and consultation:

The Amt für Ausbildungsförderung  (study grant administration) is in charge of processing your application for financial assistance.

The StudierendenWERK operates its own student Dormitories, and supports students in their search for housing. It will also help you handle the necessary contracts. More information available here. 

The Counselling centre will support you in coping with social issues such as financing problems, and will help students with children.

Will Psychological and psychotherapeutic counselling service supports you in difficult situations, and provides support to disabled and chronically ill students.

The StudierendenWERK is situated at Hardenbergstr. 34, 10623 Berlin. Students are requested to pay a fee of € 95.00 per semester in order to make use of the StudierendenWERK’s services. Payment deadline for the summer semester fee is 1 April; for the winter term, the deadline is 01 October.