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Wohnanlage Grindelallee • Grindelallee 76 • 20146 Hamburg
The housing complex "Grindelallee" is located very close to the campus of Hamburg University and MetroBus line 5. "Dammtor" railway station is also in a short distance. On a total of five floors, five to ten students live in corridors WHERE they share two shower baths, a separate toilet and a fully equipped kitchen and a recreation room.
The central location of this building makes it very popular, and there is a long waiting list.
The required deposit is calculated as follows:
monthly rents up to 300 EUR = 300 EUR deposit
monthly rents up to 400 EUR = 400 EUR deposit
monthly rents up to 600 EUR = 600 EUR deposit
monthly rents up to 800 EUR = 800 EUR deposit
Guests do not pay a deposit, but a key security deposit of 50 EUR is payable as well as a final cleaning charge of 25 EUR if necessary.
There is a bar with stereo equipment in the cellar, which is run by the residents themselves. Washing machines and dryers (coin-operated) are also provided. There is a bike cellar, but only few car parking spaces, with priority given to disabled students.
Special deals for international students
Make the commencement of your studies in Hamburg easier and organise your accommodation in Hamburg already from your home country: All you need to do is book the Studierendenwerk’s service package, thus benefiting from transparent cost and a focus on your studies (rather than on the search of accommodation) right from the start.
What does the Service Package include?
- A guaranteed accommodation at the beginning of the winter Semester (beginning 1st September or 1st October)
- A furnished room in one of our halls of residence
- Support from our Student Welcome-Tutors
What are the conditions?
- You are an international student/freemover
- You want to organise your international studies already from your home country
- You pay our security deposit as well as three monthly rents in advance
- The minimum rental period is 6 month – the contract cannot be terminated prior to this period
The number of Service Packages is limited and they will be issued based on the order of the bookings. There are no more Service Packages available for the winter semester 2019/2020.
Special deals for students with children / families
The Studierendenwerk Hamburg operates five day care centres and has many years of experience in child day-care. Educational specialists at all establishments look after children to assist families, giving them security and promoting well-rounded development. Please find more Information here.
Short-term rental rooms with a higher price and additional services are offered to students needing a room for less than six months. These are allocated by the Zentrale Kurzzeitvermietung.
Features: three with shower bath, four with shower bath and kitchen
All rooms have internet access, telephone and cable TV connection
Rent includes ancillary costs, such as heating, water, electricity etc., as well as cost of internet access and cable TV connection.
270 up to 377 EUR / month
Single room in corridor groups
All rooms have internet access, telephone and cable TV connection.
Rent includes ancillary costs, such as heating, water, electricity etc. as well as cost of internet access and cable TV connection.
270 up to 377 EUR / month
Standard application procedure
Admission is granted to German and international students who are enrolled at one of the universities in Hamburg, as well as students attending the Hamburg Conservatorium in Blankenese and a preparatory course at the Studienkolleg (individuals, couples and families).
Applications can be sent in at the earliest three months before your chosen date for moving in.
You can fill in the application form online. Online application for admission You can also pick up the application form from the information centre for accommodation (Info-Zentrum Wohnen) or print it out. Please send the completed form together with a photograph to the Studierendenwerk Hamburg, Von-Melle-Park 2, 20146 Hamburg, Germany.
Please note: The online application for admission does not apply to exchange/programme students. Please contact your coordinator at your home university.
Erasmus or central exchange students
It is strongly recommended to apply for one of the rooms set aside for Erasmus and central exchange students in the student dormitories as it is very difficult to find affordable housing in Hamburg on your own. Please contact your programme coordinator in Hamburg and request a housing application form.
Please note that as an exchange student, you may not apply directly to Studierendenwerk Hamburg for a dorm room. Please also note that the deadline for Erasmus and central exchange student housing offers is approximately three to four months before the semester starts.
You can apply for up to three buildings or for all buildings together. If you apply for all buildings, you will increase your chances of quickly receiving accommodation.
Telephone: +49 40 41 90 22 68
Fax: +49 40 41 9 02 62 74
Mo-Tue, Thu-Fr 9.30am-12.00pm
Tue, Thu 2.00-4.00pm
Telephonic consultation hours
Mo, Tue, Thur 9.00am-4.00pm
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