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Wohnanlage Bärenstraße 5 Bärenstraße 5 • 52064 Aachen

We are the Bären hall of residence in Aachen with a total of 178 residents. The hall of residence has 174 apartments and one shared flat with four tenants. The apartments, about 17 square metres in size, are made up of a kitchenette, bathroom and a living area, with the living area accounting for about 12 square metres.

Situated within approx. five minutes walking distance to the RWTH and approx. 30 minutes from the RWTH extension buildings by bicycle. The housing estate has a car park for your use. Availability is subject to a waiting list.


Studierendenwerk Aachen


178 Places

Rent deposit

Upon signing of the rental contract a deposit of two months rent must be deposited. This deposit will be fully refunded at the end of the rental period if there is no damage to the room. Accrued interest will be invested in maintenance.

Internet access


TV connection


Shared facilities

Common room, gym, barbecue area, workshop, music room, tools for rent, musical instruments, photocopier, lounge, board games etc. for rent, washing machines, table tennis, photo laboratory, two roof terraces

Shopping and infrastructure (supermarket, post office, bank, etc.)

Several supermarkets are nearby.

Recreation and culture

Aachen's urban centre is only ten minutes away.
University sport centre is nearby.

Additional information

Residence hall website

Last update: 08-2017



Size: 17 square metres
Kitchenette, bathroom with a shower, WC and basin, partly furnished (two cupboards, a large book shelf with six shelves, a chair)
Rent including electricity


247 EUR / month



Room in a 4-person shared flat


Room sizes 11 to 24 square metres
Common kitchen, shower, WC, partly furnished
Rent excluding electricity


197 up to 232 EUR / month



Standard application procedure

Application requirements

Students who can apply are those:
- enrolled at an Aachen or Jülich institute of higher education
- enrolled at Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln, department Aachen
- who will start studies next semester

You can apply at up to three halls of residence simultaneously. Applications must be made to the halls directly.

Application deadline

You should begin your application as soon as you know that you want to study in Aachen, even if you are not yet an enrolled student. It makes no difference for your application if you want to study at the University or at the University of Applied Sciences.


To apply for a dormitory, fill in this online form.

After the Studierendenwerk has received your online application, you will get a confirmation email. The application is completed after you have confirmed the link sent in that email.

Disabled students are given priority. Please send a corresponding certificate to

Exchange students or scholarship holders

The RWTH Aachen International Office has arranged a limited allotment of rooms in the dorms with Studierendenwerk Aachen. You can also apply for one of these rooms online. Please note that there is a separate housing portal for this allotment of rooms. Since these rooms are not open to all international students, the International Office will inform you separately and you will receive an email containing further information about how to apply for one of these rooms as well as the link for the online application.

Students in the following programmes are eligible to apply:
- Exchange programmes: ERASMUS+ study stay, RWTH Exchange Worldwide, UNITECH, TGGS
- Double Master's Programmes: T.I.M.E. Double Degree and Tsinghua Double Degree
- DAAD Scholarship Programme IIT Master Sandwich
- Students in the Fast Track Bachelor Admission Programme
- Students in our strategic partnerships with Tsinghua University and IIT Madras


Wohnanlage Bärenstraße 5 Bärenstraße 5
52064 Aachen

Tel. +49 241 80 93 264
Fax +49 241 80 93 263

Operator: Studierendenwerk Aachen Contact via email Visit website

Nearest stop/station (public transportation): Bus stop Königstraße: lines 12, 13A, 13B und 22 Aachen Westbahnhof can be reached in a five minute walk.

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Last update: 08-2017

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