Wohnanlage Margaretha-Rothe-Haus

Barmbeker Straße 64 / Wiesendamm 135, 22303 Hamburg

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The Margaretha-Rothe-Haus student residence consists of two buildings, and has a central location just near Hamburg’s Stadtpark, approx. 3 minutes walk to the Borgweg subway station, and approx. 10 minutes by subway to the University of Hamburg. In 2015/2016 one part of the residence (the high-rise building, House C/D) has undergone complete refurbishment and has been equipped with new furniture.

There are a total of 470 single rooms. 451 of these rooms are approx. 11 sq m in size. There are also 19 large rooms approx. 20 sq m in size, which are allocated internally to interested parties. The rooms are furnished and some of them include a washbasin. All rooms have an Internet, telephone and cable TV connection.

Studierendenwerk Hamburg

Studierendenwerk Hamburg

Rent deposit
400-800 EUR

Duration of housing
The standard tenancy period is limited to 48 months, in halls with low demand to 60 months.
Tenants can apply for an extension in written form. The application must be filed (at the latest) two months prior to the expiration of the contract.

Internet access

TV connection

Shared facilities
Residents share fully equipped communal kitchens on each floor. Parking bays for cars, motorbikes and bicycles are available. There is a large bar with billiards table and foosball. Other facilities include a gymnasium, weights/exercise room, table-tennis room, bike workshop and video room. The canoes made by the student self-administration are perfect for cruising the nearby canals during summer.

Shopping and infrastructure (supermarket, post office, bank, etc.)
Supermarkets are within walking distance

Special deals for international students
Make the commencement of your studies in Hamburg easier and organise your accommodation in Hamburg already from your home country: All you need to do is book the Studierendenwerk’s service package, thus benefiting from transparent cost and a focus on your studies (rather than on the search of accommodation) right from the start.

What does the Service Package include?
- A guaranteed accommodation at the beginning of the winter Semester (beginning 1st September or 1st October)
- A furnished room in one of our halls of residence
- Support from our Student

What are the conditions?
- You are an international student/freemover
- You want to organise your international studies already from your home country
- You pay our security deposit as well as three monthly rents in advance
- The minimum rental period is 6 month – the contract cannot be terminated prior to this period

The number of Service Packages is limited and they will be issued based on the order of the bookings.

Special deals for students with children / families
The Studierendenwerk Hamburg operates five day care centres and has many years of experience in child day-care. Educational specialists at all establishments look after children to assist families, giving them security and promoting well-rounded development. Please find more Information .

Type of rooms


Additional information
Short-term rental rooms with a higher price and additional services are offered to students needing a room for less than six months. These are allocated by the Zentrale Kurzzeitvermietung.

You can apply for up to three buildings or for all buildings together. If you apply for all buildings, you will increase your chances of quickly receiving accommodation.

Beratungszentrum Wohnen
Grindelallee 9
2nd floor
20146 Hamburg
Telephone: +49 40 41 90 22 68
Fax: +49 40 41 9 02 62 74

Consultation hours
Mo-Tue, Thu-Fr 9.30am-12.00pm
Tue, Thu 2.00-4.00pm

Telephonic consultation hours
Mo-Thur 9.00am-4.00pm
Fr 9.00am-1.00pm

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Upon arrival

Student at the Registration Office

Municipal registration and residence permit

All international students must register at the local Residents' Registration Office - usually within one week.

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Money is withdrawn from an ATM

Bank account

Most banks offer free current accounts for students.

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