Plöck 58, 69117 Heidelberg
About half of the residents of the "Europahaus" buildings are German students, while the other half are short-term students from abroad who only stay in Heidelberg for three to ten months German residents are expected to show social commitment and willingness for mentoring and supporting the students from abroad.
Students from abroad are not able to apply for the ""Europahaus"" buildings, only students enrolled in programmes that are suggested by the foreign students offices are accepted.
Location: Historic centre. University, Student Services (cafeteria, administration) nearby, many pubs and bars. The noise level in the historic centre is generally higher. Some rooms are less bright.
Not far from the university library: 52 rooms and apartments, grouped around an atrium. Two spacious flats with two rooms each, well suited for couples. All rooms with TV cable and telephone connection.
Year of construction 1992
Four storeys without lift
Duration of housing
The minimum rental period is one semester. Shorter rental periods are not accepted. The residence period is limited so that as many students as possible can find affordable accommodation. This means all rental contracts are temporary, with the basic residence period being 6 semesters. However, you can extend your rental contract by another 6 semesters (12 semesters in total) in the following cases:
- by contributing to the residence (see special functions)
- for disabled or chronically ill students
- for students with families
- if you have an imminent final exam (confirmation needed)
- Washing machine/dryer in the house
- bike parking spaces
Special deals for students with children / families
Around 5% of students in Heidelberg are parents. Since the end of the 1960s, the Heidelberg student union has offered all-day childcare to make sure that their children are well looked after whilst their parents are busy concentrating in lectures. Children in Heidelberg receive loving care starting from 8 months to school age; in Heilbronn until they are 3. The amount parents pay monthly is graded, in all daycares, according to gross income. You can find application forms in the InfoCenter, from daycare managers on-site, at nursery management or .
One ground-floor flat is disability-friendly. Maximum two wheelchair users can live there.
Pedestrian zone, no parking facilities, it is not possible to keep a car/apply for a parking or driving permission
Admission generally proceeds on a first-come first-served basis.
Priority treatment goes to cases of hardship, e.g.: low income, illness or disabilities. A case of hardship must be proven in writing (e.g. disabled person's pass, proof of parental income, BAföG assessment, etc.). Please send documents to the following e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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