One of the services that the Master Office provides to new students is assistance in finding accommodation. RWTH International Academy offers new flat-shares with fully furnished rooms at Oppenhoffallee. An information broschure about our flat-share is available for download. Please find more about our accommodation project here: https://housing-aachen.de/.

Students may also choose to live in a student dormitory or in private accommodation, a shared flat - a cheap and fun alternative to the dormitories. Please consider the useful tips listed in our presentation about accommodation in Aachen.

General Information
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 300 - EUR 400 monthly rent in Aachen.
  • The most popular accommodation search platform is: WGgesucht
  • Find useful tips for your first contact with a landlady/landlord here.
  • 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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Oppenhoffallee Flat-Share Brochure | pdf, 7 MiB
Accommodation in Aachen | pdf, 2 MiB
Student Dorm Application | pdf, 875 KiB
Housing & Cleaning Advise | pdf, 1 MiB
Housing Lexicon | pdf, 230 KiB
Tips for a Great Flat Share | pdf, 2 MiB
"Wohnungsgeberbestätigung"- Landlord Confirmation | pdf, 72 KiB

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