Wohnheim Adolph Kolping

Kolpingstraße 5, 95444 Bayreuth

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The former hotel was refurbished by the Studentenwerk in 2010 and offers rooms for 41 students. It is located in the city centre close to the train station and town hall. There is a bus connection to the university.

Studentenwerk Oberfranken

Studentenwerk Oberfranken

Rent deposit
420 EUR

Duration of housing
The maximum rental period is six semesters. If students move in after their first semester the tenancy period is limited to the standard period of study. The tenancy period might be extended if a student is for example about to prepare his/her thesis or has a physical disability or a severe illness.

Internet access

TV connection

Shared facilities
- Common room
- Washing machines and dryer

Shopping and infrastructure (supermarket, post office, bank, etc.)
The nearby city centre offers numerous shopping facilities.

Special deals for international students
Together with the International Office of the Universität Bayreuth, the Studentenwerk offers a service package to foreign students. Students can book the following services for one or two semesters:
- a furnished room near campus with a shared kitchen (incl. cutlery, linens)
- 25 EUR voucher for the student cafeteria
- information on health insurance (if required)
- all other services offered by the Studentenwerk
One semester costs 1,321 EUR, two semesters cost 2,497 EUR (security deposit included).
The application has to be sent via mail to the Studentenwerk Oberfranken (Universitätsstraße 30, 95447 Bayreuth) before 31 July for the following winter semester and before 15 January for the following summer semester.

Type of rooms


Wohnheim Albert-Einstein-Str. 28/29 in Rostock

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Money is withdrawn from an ATM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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