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Bild zeigt vier Studierende auf einer Bank, die gemiensam auf ein Smartphone schauen.


Welcome to Winter Semester!

Universities are responsible for teaching and research. The rest is taken care of by studierendenWERK BERLIN.

Was bietet dir das studierendenWERK?

studierendenWERK BERLIN is responsible for numerous Berlin universities and makes supply offers that contribute to successful studies. We have compiled an overview of these services here.


Photo: Felix Noak / stW BERLIN
Picture shows two female students and one male student paying for their meal at the cafeteria cash register

The studierendenWERK BERLIN operates the canteens on the campuses of the various universities.You can find the menus for your canteen here:

Important to know:We only accept payments with the MensaCard. This is already integrated into the Campus Card.

For questions about the MensaCard write to

Resident halls

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Picture shows two female and two male students cooking together in the dorm. One student asks, on the label of a jar it says.

We offer a total of 9,200 places in our 32 residence halls.The waiting period is currently 3 semesters, so be prepared to look for alternatives on the open market. Click here to go to the dormitory portal:

Important tto know: We only accept applications online.

For questions regarding your dormitory application please contact


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Picture shows BAföG clerk explaining the BAföG decision to a student.

Die wichtigste Form der Studienfinanzierung ist das BAföG, ein staatliches Darlehen, das zur Hälfte zinsfrei zurück gezahlt werden muss. In bestimmten Fällen können auch internationale Studierende BAföG erhalten.

Good to know: The best way to apply for BAföG is online. Unfortunately, the digital portal is only available in German:

Consultation on study finance

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Picture shows a counselor explaining something to a student.Also sitting at the table is the student's small child.

In addition to BAföG, there are many ways to finance your studies. Our social counseling service will advise you on which ones. You can make an appointment via the online form:

Good to know: students with children and pregnant students can also get comprehensive advice on their financial options here.

Psychological Consultation 

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Image shows a psychologist sitting in counseling with a student.He hands her a handkerchief across the table.

Ein Studium birgt viele Herausforderungen. Wenn es mal zu Problemen kommt, sind wir für euch da. Mehr Informationen, zu welchen Themen beraten wird, gibt es hier:

Good to know: If you need an appointment, it is best to write to


children day care centres

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Picture shows daycare teacher practicing counting with children.

Wer bereThose who already have one or more children can have them cared for close to campus.In one of our daycare centers. You can apply for a place online:

Culture & Events 

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Picture shows daycare teacher practicing counting with children.

If you want to be creative while studying, our extensive cultural program is certainly something for you.Drawing and dance courses, theater group and choir, writing and reading circles - the program is extensive!