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Wohnanlage Rütscher Straße 165 (Walter-Eilender-Haus) Rütscher Straße 165 • 52072 Aachen

Year of construction: 1968, modernisation: 1991/92
Situated within ten minutes' walking distance to the RWTH. The hall of residence has a car park for your use. Availability is subject to a waiting list.

Together, the buildings Theodore-von-Kármán-Haus, Otto-Intze-Haus and Otto-Petersen-Haus make up the hall of residence "Die Türme" (The Towers). 275 students live on 18 floors.


Studierendenwerk Aachen


276 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

Barbecue area, photocopier, washing machines and tumble dryers, drawing room, CIP-Pool, table tennis, parking area, learning room, indoor bicycle parking facilities

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

Several supermarkets are a ten minutes' walk away.

Recreation and culture

Fitness centre
bowling alley

Additional information

Residence hall website

Last update: 07-2018

Room in 2-person flat share


Size: 26 square metres
large kitchen, large living room, bathroom, three balconies


395 EUR / month



Single room


Size: 12 square metres
shared kitchen, shower and WC, partly furnished
rent including electricity


197 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 Rütscher Straße 165 (Walter-Eilender-Haus) Rütscher Straße 165
52072 Aachen

Tel. +49 241 80 93 265
Fax +49 241 80 93 263

Operator: Studierendenwerk Aachen Contact via email Visit website

Nearest stop/station (public transportation): Bus stop Jupp-Müller-Straße: lines 17, 27 and 24

Last update: 07-2018

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