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Studentenwohnanlage Waldhausweg Waldhausweg 15-21 • 66123 Saarbrücken

The student hall of residence in Waldhausweg was built in 1976 and is ideally situated between the campus and Saarbrücken city centre. With 323 flats and apartments available, Waldhausweg is the largest hall of residence and offers affordable accommodation to families with children, couples and individuals. All flats and apartments are equipped with a direct internet connection. The hall of residence also has its own satellite dish.


Studentenwerk im Saarland e.V.


323 Places

Rent deposit

A deposit of two months' rent is due on signing of the tenancy contract.

Duration of housing

The basic tenancy period is six semesters.

Internet access


TV connection


Shared facilities

Numerous shared facilities at basement and sub-basement levels: TV rooms, table-tennis room, photographic dark room, fitness studio, music room, room for group work, bar, bike lockup, several PCs with internet access, public card phones, three lifts

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

Supermarket reachable by bike within five minutes

Special deals for students with children / families

The Studentenwerk operates one child day-care facility on the Saarbrücken campus for the children of students.

The nursery is located in Building D 4.1. In addition to group and communal rooms, children have access to a spacious physical activities room and an exciting outdoor play area that is located directly next to the adjacent woodland.

Last update: 08-2021

Family flat


Size: 40 oder 80 square metres
With living room, bedroom, child's bedroom, fully furnished with fitted kitchen, shower, toilet and wash basin

For families with children


584 up to 764 EUR / month



One-person flat


Size: 16 square metres
Furnished with a cupboard, divan bed with storage drawer, shelving, table, chest of drawers, chairs, kitchenette with wall cabinet, small en-suite bathroom with shower, toilet and washbasin


299 EUR / month



Two-person flat


Size: 11 or 16 square metres
Furnished with a cupboard, divan bed with storage drawer, shelving, table, chest of drawers, chairs, kitchenette with wall cabinet and small bathroom.
Price per room


258 up to 300 EUR / month



Standard application procedure

Application requirements

In general, only regular students at Saarland University can be given accommodation. Students, who have exceeded the maximum funding period for their course will only be given accommodation in exceptional circumstances - i.e. in cases of hardship or if the application is already sitting final exams.

Application deadline



Apply on the homepage via the application for admission. Please submit your CV and passport photo. You must provide your certificate of matriculation when signing the rental contract.

Erasmus students, freemovers, students from Eastern Partnerships

The Welcome Center of the International Office has reserved some rooms in different dormitories for international exchange students and freemovers. These are only available to students who have been officially nominated by the International Office.

Students in the Erasmus+ Programme, Eastern Partnerships and freemovers can get a room as long as there is availability. Places are allocated according to the receipt of applications during the application period, on a first come first serve basis. If more applications are received than places available, the IO will not be able to accommodate all students. If you receive a rejection from the IO, you would need to find a room on the private market.

Application deadlines:
For the winter semester: 15 July
For the summer semester: 31 December

Please find more information on accommodation options on the website of the Welcome Centre.

Exchange students within the Weltweit Programme

For exchange students in the Weltweit programme, accommodation in the dormitory is guaranteed if the stay is at least one or two full semesters.

Please find more information on accommodation options on the website of the Welcome Centre.

Additional information

Accommodation will be allocated according to a waiting list. It is therefore advisable to submit your application as soon as possible.


Studentenwohnanlage Waldhausweg Waldhausweg 15-21
66123 Saarbrücken

Tel. +49 681 30 22 581
Fax +49 681 30 22 890

Operator: Studentenwerk im Saarland e.V. Contact via email Visit website

Nearest stop/station (public transportation): Waldhaus

Last update: 08-2021

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