Welcome to Summer semester!
Universities are responsible for teaching and research. The rest is taken care of by studierendenWERK BERLIN.
What do we have to offer?
The studierendenWERK BERLIN is responsible for numerous Berlin universities and provides services that contribute to successful studies.
We have compiled an overview of these services here.
Meals in the canteens
The studierendenWERK BERLIN runs the canteens on the campuses of the various universities. You can find the menus for your canteen here:
Important to know: We only accept payment with the MensaCard.
Accommodation in the halls of residence
We offer a total of 9,200 places in our 32 halls of residence. Important to know: We only accept applications online.
Click here to go to the dormitory portal:
Money from BAföG
The most important form of student finance is BAföG, a state loan, half of which must be paid back interest-free.
We have summarised everything important about BAföG here:
What international students need to know about BAföG (only in German):
Consulting on student financing
In addition to BAföG, there are many other ways to finance your studies - our social counselling service can advise you on which ones. You can make an appointment via the online form at
Studying has many challenges. When problems arise, we are there for you. You can find out how to contact our psychotherapy team here:
Counselling on barrier free studying
Students with impairments or chronic illnesses can seek advice from us. You can request an appointment via the online form on this page.
In addition, we are responsible for the allocation of inclusion services.
children care centers
Those who already have one or more children can have them looked after close to campus. In one of our day care centres. You can apply for a place online:
culture & events
If you want to be creative while studying, our extensive cultural programme is certainly something for you. Drawing and dance courses, theatre group and choir, writing and reading circles - the programme is extensive!