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Student Accommodation - Appointments by arrangement

Our service office north as well as the dormitory administrations Mitte, ATW and Dorf will be happy to advise you by e-mail, telephone or for personal concerns by prior appointment. Telephone hours are Monday to Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and on Friday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

The Housing Service Office, located in the main building of the Central Mensa, is also open for you from Tuesday to Thursday from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

We are looking forward to your visit – the team of the Student Affairs Department.


Service Facility Phone Mail
Servicebüro Studentisches Wohnen +49 551 39-35135
Servicebüro Wohnen Nord +49 551 39-35069
Wohnheimverwaltung Mitte +49 551 39-35014
Wohnheimverwaltung Albrecht-Thaer-Weg +49 551 39-35162
Wohnheimverwaltung Dorf +49 551 39-35171

Student Accommodation

Living at the Studierendenwerk Göttingen is diverse and as varied as the 35 dormitories are, are also the forms of housing. There are reasonably priced single rooms in hallway or housing communities; single, double or group flats as well as flats for students with children.

From historic half-timbered houses in the city centre to dormitories of the 60s and 70s, to modern apartment complexes near the university, the Studierendenwerk offers students around 4,700 dorm places (inexpensive rooms, flats, apartments).

We rely on the self-responsibility of the students: student self-governments are responsible for the internal affairs, but also for leisure activities in many dormitories.

You will study in Göttingen and have questions about housing of the Studierendenwerk or would you like to inform yourself about our dormitories? Everything important and worth knowing we have put together here for you.

Accommodation of the Studierendenwerk

You will receive personal advice and answers to your questions about housing by telephone, e-mail or on location in Göttingen through the team of the service office Studentisches Wohnen (Student Housing).

Individual questions about a specific dormitory are answered by the staff of the responsible service offices and dormitories. Contact options can be found on the relevant dorm page. The dorm pages can be accessed via our dorm overview.

Tips on applying

The demand for our dormitories is high, especially before the semester starts in the months of March and in August/September. We, therefore, recommend you apply for a dorm room as soon as you consider Göttingen as a place of study. Flexibility in terms of rental start increases your chances of getting a dorm room. Admission or enrolment is not yet required for the online application for a dorm room!

Search on the private housing market

For your search on the private housing market, you should also plan enough lead time. Note: Landlords like to get to know students personally. Therefore, you should plan a stay in Göttingen for your room search. You can find further information about the room search on the private housing market here.

Service office

Servicebüro Studentisches Wohnen
Platz der Göttinger Sieben 4
Entrance 4b, level 0
37073 Göttingen

Tel.: 0551 - 39 35 135