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Advantage for exchange programme students: Apply for a room in a dormitory of the Studierendenwerk by the official application deadline (15 June for the winter semester and 15 January for the summer semester) and your accommodation is guaranteed!

Freemovers can also apply for a room in a dormitory of The Studierendenwerk, but no room can be guaranteed.

The Student Housing Service is responsible for several 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 on Studierendenwerk's website.

Length of stay:

  • Student accommodations are granted for 6 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 7 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);
  • 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?".
  • Please apply for a room in a dormitory as soon as you have the guide.
  • As an exchange student, you do NOT need your letter of acceptance for the dormitory application!
  • Programme 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.

Withdrawal from contract:

  • Reimbursement of the deposit is only possible within a certain time frame. Please see the Housing Office's website for further information.

Of course you can also live in a shared apartment (WG – Wohngemeinschaft) or in your own apartment. Rooms and apartments for temporary rent (Zwischenmiete) are often furnished and can be of particular interest to you.

To find a shared flat a private apartment, the following websites can be helpful:

Useful hints and offers on index cards at the student representation (come by in person)

Private room placement of the student service




Mainpost, Newspaper of Wuerzburg

HC24 - Furnished apartements and rooms


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Further information on the housing market in Würzburg can be found on the website of the student's representation.


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

Fred-Joseph-Platz 2
97082 Wuerzburg
Tel. 09 31/467786-0
Fax 09 31/467786-20

Hostel Babelfish: An independent hostel in Würzburg also offers inexpensive accommodation:


Ibis Budget

Websites for the comparison of travel rates