Advantage for program students: If you apply by the official application deadline for a room in a dormitory, you are guaranteed accommodation! (This does not apply to FreeMovers)
Dormitories of the Student Housing Service (Studentenwerk)
The Student Housing Service is responsible for ten dormitories in various locations in Würzburg.
- Single and double rooms or rooms in apartments where two to four students share a kitchen and bathroom;
- All rooms and apartments are furnished;
- Dishes, cooking items, bedding, and towels are not provided;
- You can find more information about the individual dormitories here.
Length of stay:
- Student accommodations are granted for six months (for one semester stay) or 12 months (for one year stay). A shorter rental period is not possible
- Participants who participate in the intensive language course before the semester begins can get a dorm room one month earlier, so that the length of the contract increases to seven or 13 months
- Deadlines: June 15 for the Winter Semester and January 15 for the Summer Semester (Student Housing Service must receive the security deposit by this date);
- Please apply for a room in a dormitory as soon as you have submitted your application for a study period. As an exchange student, you do NOT need your letter of acceptance for the dormitory application! After your application as an exchange student, you'll will get from us a guide on "How to apply for a room in a dormitory?".
- Program students who apply online by this date are guaranteed to get a dorm room.
- Please contact the Student Housing Service for any questions regarding your application for a dormitory.
Of course you can also live in a shared apartment (WG – Wohngemeinschaft) or in your own apartment. Rooms and apartments for temporary rent are often furnished and can be of particular interest to you.
To find a shared flat, the following websites can be helpful:
If you want to live in your own flat or a private apartment you can visit the following websites:
You can find more information about the housing market in Würzburg here.
Accommodation during arrival and moving
If you want to bridge a few days until you move in your dorm, we can recommend the following affordable options:
Youth Hostel: Price for a night stay with breakfast in a dorm room: 25,90 € (excluding youth hostel card about 3,50 € more expensive).
Youth Hostel Wuerzburg
Tel. 09 31/467786-0
Fax 09 31/467786-20
Hostel Babelfish: An independent hostel in Würzburg also offers inexpensive accommodation: www.babelfish-hostel.de