Private Housing in Berlin
We recommend that international students who need to organise accommodation in Berlin look for accommodation via the internet in good time. However, it is advisable to book temporary accommodation, at least for the first time, and then start looking for longer-term accommodation on site.
Below are some useful addresses:
Home in Berlin - Bürgermeister Reuter Stiftung
(The application must be submitted 6 weeks before the desired start of the rental period)
For short-term accommodation:
Other housing portals:
It is advisable not to pay a deposit or rent in advance! If you do, it is at your own risk!
May Said / Yani Carmen Zegarra Jara / Ertan Özel / Berra Akbas
Student Assistants for the Support of International Degree Seeking Students, Visa & Residence Permit Advising for Students
|Advising hours||Tue and Thu 9.30 - 12.30 and 13.30 - 16.30|
The Bürgermeister Reuter Foundation, the student residences Schlachtensee and Adlershof, the International Meeting Centre for Science and the Max Kade House also offer accommodation for international visiting researchers, students and doctoral candidates. Since demand is very high, you should apply for a flat early.
You can find more information on the websites of the following institutions.