Rooms in the halls of residence for international students

There are 18 halls of residence in Bochum, operated by AKAFÖ Student Services.

The waiting time for accommodation may be between 3 and 6 months. Therefore, we advise you to apply for a room in the AKAFÖ halls of residence before leaving for Germany. You can register online on the AKAFÖ website.
The rooms in the halls of residence are equipped with internet connection and the costs are already included in the rent.

There are also 8 private or church-based student halls of residence with rooms and apartments to host about 1000 students in Bochum.

The private housing market

If you wish, you can search the private housing market in Bochum for an apartment or a room. Accommodation offers can be found in newspapers, on notice boards at the university or on various internet sites.

You’ll find more information about the private housing market on this website:

The private housing market