One of the services that the Master Office provides to new students is assistance in finding accommodation. Not only does RWTH International Academy complete contract checks and send you new offers, we also provide accommodation in the form of boarding houses and flat shares.

  • We offer flat-shares with fully furnished rooms at Oppenhoffallee for those of you who like the idea of a small living community.
  • In addition to this, we will offer a boarding house for your short term stay as well as micro apartments for long term stay on Elisabethstraße if you prefer the idea of living alone. This accommodation is furnished with everything you need and is available for intake 2021.

Please find more information about the above offers including service and feature, pricing and surroundings  here: https://housing-aachen.de/.

Other forms of accommodation in Aachen are the student dormitories or in private accommodation in a single or shared flat. Private accommodation is the most common form of all of these.

General Information
Housing Scholarship
Student Residences
Private Accommodation
Interim Solutions
Rental agreement
Be aware - Accommodation scams
Useful links


  • University admission does not guarantee reservation in a student residence. Accommodation must be organized separately.
  • As soon as you know you will be coming to Aachen: start looking for accommodation.
  • You can apply for a student dorm without being enrolled.
  • Most students pay between EUR 400 - EUR 500 monthly rent in Aachen.
  • The most popular accommodation search platform is: WGgesucht
  • Find useful tips for your first contact with a landlady/landlord in the download section.
  • Be fast! Contact the person who is listed as responsible for the room/flat as soon as you can. Waiting an hour or so, may jeopordise your chances.


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