You need a place to stay?

When you want to apply for a place in a student residence of the Studierendenwerk (State Student Services), you have to fill out an online application form application form. You can find information about the application procedure here.

Our dormitories

You can have a look at our dormitories and rooms at the different locations.

Service package

We offer a service package for international students in Erfurt, Ilmenau, Jena, Nordhausen, Schmalkalden and Weimar.


Here you will find your contact partners for questions about our dormitories or your application for a place to live.

Broadcasting fees/GEZ-radio and TV licence fee collecting agency

In Germany, a monthly broadcasting fee must be paid for each apartment. Information about possible exemption and further details can be obtained from our general social counseling service (ASB) and Beitragsservice (the licence fee service) from ARD, ZDF and Deutschlandradio.

Brochure "Living in a dormitory"

For the university towns of Erfurt, Ilmenau, Jena, Nordhausen, Schmalkalden and Weimar, we have published a German-Chinese brochure "Living at a student dorm/in an apartment".

An illustrated dictionary of dormitories to go

This illustrated dictionary in three languages (German, English and Chinese) -a useful tool for everyday student living - is also available as an app for your smartphone.


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