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Erstsemesterhaus William-Watt-Straße William-Watt-Straße 55-59 • 21339 Lüneburg

The Student Administration provides up to 40 rooms for freshers at special conditions in its housing complex William-Watt-Straße. Here you will live with other freshers, for whom everyday student life is as new and exciting as for yourself. We will help you to find your desired flat-sharing community, so that you can start your studies together and get to know each other.
To reach university, you will need ten minutes by bike, the city centre is six minutes away. For longer distances, you can take the bus, which leaves directly at your doorstep.
Shopping around the corner, washing the laundry at home, a green patio with fruit trees where you can chill or play ball - what else could a student desire?


Studentenwerk OstNiedersachsen


40 Places

Rent deposit

Upon conclusion of the rental contract, you have to pay one month’s rent as a deposit.

Duration of housing

Tenancies are generally for a maximum of five years. Short-term rental contracts are for a minimum of one month. "Guests" (interns etc.) are only accepted for one year.

Internet access


TV connection


Shared facilities

Common room
Washing machines

Additional information

The leasing contract is valid for two semesters. Subsequently you can book another dormitory of Studentenwerk OstNiedersachsen.

Last update: 08-2017

Single room


Uniform rent per month, including operating costs, internet access, electricity, use of laundry machine and weekly cleaning of kitchen/bathroom.


305 EUR / month



Standard application procedure

Application requirements

Students for which the Student Administration OstNiedersachsen is responsible. If there are rooms still available, students from other universities, who can give evidence for the reason of their (temporary) stay (internship, work shadowing), will be accepted as well.

Application deadline

You can submit the application as soon as possible. The application for a place in the waiting list is completely without obligation. You need not even be registered at a university in order to be put on the waiting list. Only after you have been received and accepted the offer will the rental contract become valid.
No application deadline.


You can fill in an application form for accommodation online.

Your request will be included in the preregistration list and vacant rooms will be offered to interested persons in order of registration. Please react to an offer within eight days. Otherwise the Studentenwerk will assume that you are not interested in the accommodation anymore.

Exchange students

Leuphana University holds a number of rooms in student residences exclusively for exchange students. Reservations for these rooms will be made considering preferences and on a first come first serve basis by the Leuphana Accommodation Service. If you want to take ad­van­ta­ge of this of­fer, sim­ply com­ple­te the ap­p­li­ca­ti­on form in­clu­ding the ques­ti­on­nai­re and sent it per e-mail to

Additional information

The fact that you received a place to study does not mean that you have got a place at the student dormitory: you must apply for accommodation separately.
The expected waiting timed (based on the number of reservations and expectations about those moving out of accommodation) is given in the application. The waiting times can be very long, especially at the beginning of the semester, so you should apply in time.


Erstsemesterhaus William-Watt-Straße William-Watt-Straße 55-59
21339 Lüneburg

Tel. +49 4131 78 96 322
Fax +49 4131 78 96 340

Operator: Studentenwerk OstNiedersachsen Contact via email Visit website

Nearest stop/station (public transportation): William-Watt-Straße

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Last update: 08-2017

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