FAQ Accommodation

We provide answers to questions like "How much time should I allow for finding an accommodation?", "In which other areas can I look for accommodation?",...

Help with apartment-hunting for international students

Catholic Hochschulgemeinde with the Buddies

TU housing assistence by the international department



There are a lot of websites on the internet to look for room swaps, flat shares and roommates

Real estate agents

Seeking out a real estate agent is the most expensive way to look for accommodations. But a lot of private landlords take this, for them, more convenient way to offer their property.


Short term accommodationshort term accommodation

Jugendherberge am Woog / Youth hostel Darmstadt

Landgraf-Georg-Str. 119, 64287 Darmstadt

Tel (06151)  45293

Fax (06151)  422535


Accommodation by other providers


Private hostel "Quartier56"

Altheimer Straße 56


Students could also take profit from offers by bauverein AG

Hostels of catholic Hochschulgemeinde

Feldbergstr. 32, 64293 Darmstadt, Near train station

32 rooms. 9-17 sqm, in floor communities.

Rooms will be allocated during an interview. One half of the rooms is for rent for german students, the other half for international students.

Home management, Tel (06151) 891084

Studentenwohnheim Emanuel von Kettler e.V.

Schleiermacherstr. 14 - 16, 64283 Darmstadt

43 rooms between 10 - 15 sqm

Applications can be submitted online through the homepage.

At the moment, the selection takes place by virtual interview. 

Housing initiatives

Wohnrauminitiative Frankfurt (WIF) e.V.

Unterweg 12, 60318 Frankfurt/Main

Tel (069) 95529776

Fax (069) 95529778


Every Wednesday and Friday the daily newspaper „Darmstädter Echo“ is released with a room/ apartment ad segment.

Every Thursday the free newspaper „Südhessen Woche“ is released.


Accomodation Service

Alexanderstr. 4
64283 Darmstadt

Office hours:
Mon - Thu 09:00 am  - 05:00 pm
Fri 09:00 am - 03:00 pm

Tel (06151) 16-29373



Types of Accommodation



English-German translation, which explains the abbreviations connected to accommodation in Germany (pdf)