Frequently asked questions

You can apply for accommodation at Frankfurt/Main Studentenwerk by completing the online form. This will automatically add you to the waiting list.

You can apply anytime and will be registered on our waiting list. Once per month we will send you an email asking you to confirm you are still interested until we are able to offer you a place in accommodation.

Yes. However, you will have to provide a certificate of enrolment when you sign the lease agreement.

Anyone enrolled at one of the following higher education institutes:

  • Goethe University, Frankfurt/Main
  • Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences
  • Frankfurt School of Music and Performing Arts
  • RheinMain University, Wiesbaden Rüsselsheim
  • Geisenheim University 
  • HfG Offenbach School of Design

Waiting times are longest at the beginning of a semester. It usually takes 3 to 6 months to be admitted if you apply for a place anywhere within the Studentenwerk residences. However, if you limit your choice, e.g. by restricting it to only one specific apartment, you may have to wait several years.

The tenements are usually let until the last day before the next tenant moves in so we cannot arrange for you to see them in advance. You can make your own arrangements to view the residences. A previous tenant may not object to a short inspection of the tenement.

Yes, two month's rent instalments will have to be paid as a deposit.

A limited number of rooms can be provided to student interns from other universities/institutes and only during the semester breaks or due to other organisational reasons. Special fees will apply.

Yes. There are several rooms suitable for disabled persons at the residences Rat-Beil-Strasse, Ginnheimer Landstraße 40, Hansaallee, Beethovenplatz, Bockenheimer Landstraße and Ludwig-Landmann-Strasse. Please contact directly our Accommodation Department.

There are three two- to three-room apartments for students with children.

If we offer you a furnished room, the equipment includes a bed with mattress, a desk with chair, a wardrobe and a bookcase. In addition, there is always the possibility of blacking out in front of the window.

Apartments are additionally equipped with a small kitchenette, including a 2-burner hob and refrigerator, but without crockery or other utensils.