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Wohnanlage Halifaxstraße Halifaxstraße 81-85 • 52074 Aachen

The Halifax student hall of residence in Aachen, directly opposite the computing faculty and near to the university clinic, has 295 residents. Situated within approx. ten minutes walking distance of the RWTH and approx. ten minutes from the extension buildings by bike. The housing estate has an underground car park for your use (rent: EUR 13). Availability is subject to a waiting list and to an interview.

The hall was opened in 1994 and is not in the normal high rise style. Instead, six houses with up to four floors are arranged around a central courtyard. The rooms are organised into flats. The tenants in each flat share a kitchen with sink, hob, fridge and balcony between two, three, or four. Bathrooms with a toilet and shower are shared between two. Residents of apartments have their own bathroom and a small kitchen unit.


Studierendenwerk Aachen


295 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.

Duration of housing

Rental contracts are limited to three years and six months. A request for extension has to be filed eight weeks in advance of the expiration of the contract. In certain circumstances it might be possible to extend contracts for another year, please contact the Studierendenwerk for further information.

Internet access


TV connection


Shared facilities

- Cinema room with a Wii (Cafe 18)
- Tools and games for rent
- Scooters for rent
- Gym in the basement
- Washing machines
- Communal balconies
- Underground parking facilities (rent 13 EUR/ per month)
- Printer
- Bicycle parking facilities
- Barbecue area

Recreation and culture

Big lawn
Nearby university sports centre

Additional information

Residence hall website

Last update: 08-2019



Size: 29 square metres
Kitchen and shower / WC, partly furnished
Rent plus electricity


277 EUR / month



Single room in a shared flat


Size: 16 square metres
Rooms in shared two-, three-, four-bedroom flats with common kitchen, entrance hall and shared shower / WC, partly furnished.
Rent plus electricity


222 up to 227 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

Students from partner universities

The FH Aachen offers assistance in finding accommodation. Your contact person for Aachen is Ms. Linda Weller (, for Jülich it is Mrs. Britta Ritzal (


Wohnanlage Halifaxstraße Halifaxstraße 81-85
52074 Aachen

Tel. +49 241 80 93 262
Fax +49 241 80 93 263

Operator: Studierendenwerk Aachen Contact via email Visit website

Nearest stop/station (public transportation): Bus stop Halifaxstraße: lines 22, 33 and 73

Last update: 08-2019

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