Information from the housing department

Dear students,

Please don’t ask about the status of your application during our office hours; we will contact you if we can offer you a room.
Thank you for your understanding.

Ihre Abteilung Wohnen

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The Housing Department

…of the Studierendenwerk Karlsruhe administrates 22 residence halls, currently with 2.786 rooms in Karlsruhe and Pforzheim . Additionally, we provide a private accommodation service for Karlsruhe and Pforzheim.

The rooms in our residence halls are in great demand - especially at the beginning of the semester – and, therefore, are usually fully booked. The waiting list for a room is, unfortunately, very long, so we strongly recommend that you apply for a room as early as possible. Applications can be submitted up to six months before the desired move-in date

The private accommodation service is free for landlords and tenants.

  • Landlords can place their ads commission-free at 0721 6 90 91 92.
  • Students can find the ads in Studentenhaus, Adenauerring 7, Karlsruhe, right wing, basement or on the Internet.


Housing Department
Private accomodation service
Rm. Z 05 und Z 06 - Student housing
Rm. Z 09 - Private accomodation service and general information

Opening hours
Mo - Fri 10.30 - 12.00
Thu 13.30 - 15.30

Contact persons
Housing Department

Private accomodation service