What´s new
Application for the KfW Student Loan only until 15.02.2021
Rooms in our student residences
Menus, Day care centres
The company
Important information for international students:

Application for the KfW Student Loan only until 15.02.2021!

Infos Coronavirus

Current information, FAQ's and other useful information in the Corona crisis

Counselling Centre Accommodation

We’ll answer your questions relating to housing and residence.

Online application

The admission application for our student residences is available here.

Halls of residence

Click here to see the locations of the individual properties.

KfW Student Loan

Important information for international students: Application for the KfW Student Loan only until 15.02.2021!

Understanding and managing German bureaucracy

The contents of the inter-university information event on the topic of "Understanding and managing German bureaucracy" can be reread in this presentation.

Support during the Corona Crisis

Please find here our collection on options for financial support during the Corona crisis, how to protect yourself against the Corona virus as well as advice on different topics emerging in the times of the Corona virus. 

From 16.3.20 only telephone and email consultation

From Monday, 16.3.2020, we will close this house for visitors, but will offer telephone and email consultation.


BAföG Office (Higher Education Grants) within Hamburg

Initial consultation Counselling Centre for Study Financing– BeSt

Telephone 42815-5107, -5108


Email: bafoeg@studierendenwerk-hamburg.de


BeSI – Counselling Centre for Social & International Affairs

Tel. 040/41902-155

Email: besi@studierendenwerk-hamburg.de


Counselling Centre for Study Financing– BeSt

Tel. 040/42815-5107,-5108

Email: best@studierendenwerk-hamburg.de


Counselling Centre Accommodation

Tel. 040/41902-268

Email: bewo@studierendenwerk-hamburg.de


HVV, Semesterticket and funding for international Students

Tel. 040/42815-5144, -5145

Email:  berechtigungsnachweis@studierendenwerk-hamburg.de


International Christmas Guest

Dear international students – Maybe you don’t celebrate Christmas in your home country, but you are interested in getting to know what Christmas is all about? Would you like to learn more about one of the most important festivities in Germany?  


If you don’t have plans for Christmas yet, join in and become an “International Christmas Guest”.




"Information for students" brochure – also for international students


You are free to use all service facilities run by the Student Union. Take a look at our "... for successful studying" brochure which also contains tips in English.









Multilingual HVV guide

Anyone wanting to travel by bus and train in and around Hamburg can find important info on transport services, ticket sales and much more here.

  • BAföG grants for the USA!

    Got wanderlust? There’s also a BAföG grant for exchanges to the USA! Seek counsel and lodge an application!