This page provides you with information that is especially useful for international students, who already live at our halls of residence or are currently thinking about applying. 

For information about our tutors, the buddy programme or the tableware exchange, please visit the tutors' page. There is also a lot of information in the International section that is helpful and interesting for students from abroad. Our Social Counselling also offers a range of services especially for international students

Tutors of the Studentenwerk Leipzig

Note on applying for a place in a hall of residence

  • Upon receipt of the letter of admission, students can apply online for a place in a hall of residence. Further information will then be sent by email.
  • Answers to many questions can be found in the FAQs on housing.

Illustrated Dictionaries

Illustrierte Wohnheimwörterbücher

The umbrella organization of the 58 Studentenwerke, Deutsches Studentenwerk (German National Association for Student Affairs - DSW), has published illustrated dictionaries for student halls in five different languages. They can help you to orient yourself quickly in your student hall and learn German more easily.

The dictionaries can be downloaded here for free in the following languages:

Documents to Download