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Wohnheim Zimmermannstraße 3/5 Zimmermannstraße 3/5 • 37075 Göttingen

This student residence is located very close to the hospital, the northern part of campus and the sports institute. It is also conveniently located for students who wish for quick access to nature without having to sacrifice good transport connections. The 64 two-person flat shares are each spread across two floors, with the designated kitchen on the first floor and bathroom on the ground floor. The four-person flat shares are located in the towers of Zimmermannstraße 5. They have a common room with a open kitchen, bathroom, separate WC, and a storage room.


Studentenwerk Göttingen


160 Places

Rent deposit

400 EUR for a single housing unit, minimum 600 EUR for a family flat

Duration of housing

The normal period of occupancy is eight semesters. The rental period for family flats will be agreed on a per flat basis.

Internet access


TV connection


Shared facilities

Common room, sauna, pool (to use in the summer), washing machines and dryer, lockable bike parking spaces, parking spaces (extra fee)

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

Supermarket reachable on foot within eight minutes

Special deals for students with children / families

Almost all flats have a playground just outside the door and are situated close to child day care centres and schools.
The Studentenwerk operates six daycare centres.
Please find more information here.

Additional information

Waiting time: 8-18 months

Last update: 08-2022

Room in four-person flat share


Size: 16 square metres
Equipment: unfurnished, shower, kitchen


253 EUR / month



Room in two-person flat share


Size: 16-26 square metres
Equipment: unfurnished, shower bath, kitchen


248 up to 290 EUR / month



Standard application procedure

Application requirements

Students of the University of Göttingen, students of the HAWK Hildesheim / Holzminden faculty of Göttingen, students of the Göttingen private colleges and students of the University of Kassel's consecutive Master's Programm "Sustainable International Agriculture" in cooperation with the University of Göttingen are eligible for student housing.

Application deadline

Apply as early as possible because the rooms are allocated according to the waiting list. The earlier your application is received by the Studentenwerk, the greater the likelihood of you getting a room. With your application you are under no obligation, i.e. you can withdraw your application at any time, be put back on the waiting list, or move to a different type of accommodation. After moving in please hand in your Certificate of Enrolment i.e. you can apply without a letter of admission from the university or a certificate of enrolment.


You can apply online. You then receive a confirmation link per e-mail which you must click on. Only then the Studentenwerk can put you onto the waiting list. Only one application can be sent. Double applications will not be considered and will be deleted.

After the waiting time has expired you receive an offer of a room. After signing and sending back the "Declaration of Acceptance" the rental agreement is legally valid. You do not receive any further acknowledgement of receipt. The tenancy agreement will be signed in the hostel administration office at the relevant hostel on collection of the keys.

Exchange students (e.g. Erasmus-/ Exchange programme)

If you are an Erasmus+ and partnership student or a double degree (dual-enrolment) or Erasmus Mundus student, you can apply directly for a room in a student dormitory with the university's Accommodation Service. Studentenwerk offers a limited number of rooms for the students enrolled in these programmes at the University of Göttingen. For these students it is not possible to apply directly to the Studentenwerk for housing.

More information regarding the application procedure and available room types can be found here. Additionally, you can access the registration form on this page.

Additional information

Exchange students cannot apply online. Please refer to the Accommodation Service of the International Office (Göttingen International) of the University of Göttingen.


Wohnheim Zimmermannstraße 3/5 Zimmermannstraße 3/5
37075 Göttingen

Tel. +49 551 39 35 069

Operator: Studentenwerk Göttingen Contact via email Visit website

Nearest stop/station (public transportation): Hermann-Rein-Straße

Last update: 08-2022

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