Living in Hamburg

Finding somewhere to live in Hamburg has become a little easier in recent months, but finding somewhere inexpensive and centrally located is easier said than done. For useful information, check out the following websites:

International students arriving in Germany to start their course will find further information here.

Housing Allowance

Needy students who are "basically not entitled to BAföG" grants or loans can apply for housing allowance (Wohngeld). Needy and not a BaföG recipient? Check with the Studentenwerk Hamburg exactly what conditions you must fulfil to qualify for housing allowance.