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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: 08-2020

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


539 up to 713 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


280 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


240 up to 282 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

If you are coming to Saarbrücken as an exchange student within the Erasmus programme you are entitled to apply for a room via the International Office. After your official nomination, you will receive the application form for these rooms from the International Office's Erasmus team.

Application deadlines:
For the winter semester: 30 June
For the summer semester: 15 January

Please note: there is no guarantee for a room. If the number of applications exceeds the number of rooms available, the International Office will not be able to accommodate every student. If you receive notification that the IO is unable to offer you a room, you will need to look for suitable accommodation in the private sector housing market.

The rooms are assigned on a first come first served basis. Applications that are handed in after the deadline cannot be taken into account. The rental contracts have fixed dates, this means, you have to rent them for the periods of time that are mentioned on the application, generally at least six months. Rooms in the dormitories of the Studentenwerk can only be rented for one semester (exceptions depend on the mobility programme). If you want to stay for two semesters or longer, it is recommended to look for a room on the private market.

Exchange students within the Overseas Programmes

For exchange students of the Overseas Programme accommodation is guaranteed, as long as the students come for one or two full semesters. Please fill in the application form and return it to the International Office. On the basis of this application, you will receive an offer for a room.

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

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


Students coming to Saarbrücken to study as a free mover may apply to the International Office for a room in a student hall of residence. However, these rooms are usually reserved for students coming to study at Saarland University as part of an exchange programme. A room will only be allocated to you if rooms are still available after accommodating the exchange students. Please fill in the application form and return it to the International Office. The International Office will contact you if rooms are available.

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: 08-2020

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