Wohnheim Eichkamp

Harbigstraße 14, 14055 Berlin

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There are single apartments and two-room apartments in the buildings 1 through 5. Rooms are furnished and have a bathroom with a shower, toilet and washbasin. The large, well-appointed kitchens are shared-use and have a stove, oven, fridge, built-in cupboards and a seating area. There are also three-room apartments in these buildings which have a small kitchen and are suitable for families with children.

Buildings 6 through 13 mostly house single rooms, a majority of which are equipped with modern furnishings. Showers, toilets and kitchens have been undergoing renovations over the past years and are usually shared by seven students. Some of the rooms have their own balcony.

Located close to a woodland area, the City West with all its amenities and cultural institutions as well as the universities can still be easily reached by bus and tram or even by bike.

Studierendenwerk Berlin

Studierendenwerk Berlin

Rent deposit
One and a half times your monthly rent.

Duration of housing
As a rule students can stay up to ten semesters in a dorm. In compliance with the contract type, the minimum period of residence is three months.

The period of occupancy can be extended by up to four semesters for foreign students, students with chronic illnesses or physical or mental impairments, single parents, for students close to finishing their degree and for part-time students.

Internet access

TV connection

Shared facilities
Fitness room, washing machines subject to charge, music room (piano), table tennis room, beach volleyball field, bike rack

Shopping and infrastructure (supermarket, post office, bank, etc.)
Supermarket located within 20 minutes walking distance

Special deals for international students

Special deals for students with children / families
The of the Studentenwerk can advise you on the different social benefits that are available to students with children. A yearly workshop is also offered in coordination with the Psychological and Psychotherapeutic Counselling department to assist students in balancing their studies and their life as a parent.

The Studentenwerk also offers very affordable day care services to all parents studying at one of Berlin's public universities or Fachhochschule. Five Studentenwerk day cares, or KITAs, are conveniently located at the Free University in Berlin, the Technical University, the Beuth Hochschule and the Berlin School of Economics and Law. Places are available for children as young as eight weeks and up to school-age.

Type of rooms


Wohnheim Elisabethenstraße 2 (Rüsselsheim) in Rüsselsheim

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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