Compared to many other university cities, student accommodation in Saarbruecken is relatively affordable by German standards. Typically htw saar students find accommodation on the private rental market. Popular with students are shared student apartments (rent for a room currently range roughly between 220€ and 290€ plus utility charges) or single apartments (rent range roughly between 320€ and 450€ plus utility charges). The price range depends on size, location, standard and whether it’s furnished or unfurnished. The majority of offers on the private rental market are unfurnished, but furnished offers may also be available.

htw saar does not operate student residence halls itself and is unfortunately not a member of the “Studentenwerk im Saarland e.V.” (an association which runs the majority of the student residence halls in the city of Saarbruecken). However, there are some other external institutions which operate student residences with furnished units (apply early as these are high in demand).

htw saar and the „Stadtteilbüro Alt-Saarbrücken run a virtual blackboard called „Wohnraumbörse Alt-Saarbrücken“ with adds of accommodations that are mainly located nearby Campus Alt-Saarbrücken. The website is:

For further information and useful links about finding student accommodations on the private rental market, click here.


Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft
des Saarlandes
Goebenstraße 40
66117 Saarbrücken

Telefon: (0681) 58 67 - 0
Telefax: (0681) 58 67 - 122

Ministerium der Finanzen und für Wissenschaft des Saarlandes

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