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Welcome to Berlin

Welcome to this great city - we welcome all new students to Berlin.

Welcome-Videos

Overwhelmed in Berlin? The studierendenWERK BERLIN helps you in all possible areas to arrive well in the city. In the Welcome videos, staff members from different departments explain what services they offer and how they support students. 

Help with crises

The Psychological-Psychotherapeutic Counseling Center offers help with crises and psychological problems.

Finding an apartment

The studierendenWERK BERLIN has numerous dormitories in Berlin. The video explains how to get an apartment.

Child care

If you are studying and have a child, then a KITA of the studierendenWERK BERLIN is a good choice for you! The concept is presented here. 

Participate in events or contribute yourself

The Office for Culture & International affairs currently offers an extensive online program. With digital events for Berlin students and by Berlin students. The events are free and the courses are inexpensive. You can find current events in the event calendar

Many dorms in Berlin have a tutor. For this video, we invited tutor Boris to tell us what his responsibilities are, how he can help students living in his dorm, and how his work has been affected by recent events.

Tutoring program in the dormitories

Cook rice pudding

In this video you will learn how to prepare rice pudding, a delicious and typical German dish. We also discuss about some clichés, eating habits in Germany as well as about the gastronomic facilities of the studierendenWERK BERLIN.

Note: Due to the current infection situation, all refectories must unfortunately remain closed. Our food trucks bring our food to some residence hall locations. You can also top up your MensaCard there. In the Mensa cooking study you can learn how to cook many German dishes on Youtube. 

Prepare vegetable soup

In this video you will learn how to prepare vegetable soup, a good and simple typical German dish. We also discuss about some clichés, eating habits in Germany as well as about the gastronomic facilities of the studierendenWERK BERLIN.

Note: Due to the current infection situation, all refectories must unfortunately remain closed. Our food trucks bring our food to some residence hall locations. You can also top up your MensaCard there. In the Mensa cooking study you can learn how to cook many German dishes on Youtube.