Exchange Students who study in Gelsenkirchen or Recklinghausen normally live in one of our students`dormitories in Wodanstraße or Düppelstraße. If there are no rooms available we inform you as soon as possible. In this case we pass to you the contact dates of our students who spend a semester abroad to rent their dormitory or you look for a private room.
Residence "Wodanstraße”, Wodanstraße 7a-f, 45891 Gelsenkirchen
The village is comprised of several houses each containing 2, 3 or 4-room apartments. It is situated in the part of town Gelsenkirchen-Erle in a very central position with local amenities only approx. 300m away. You will get the keys of your room from your tutor. There are also washing-machines and dryers within the student village. The rooms are furnished with bed, cupboard and desk. All rooms have Internet access.
Residence "Düppelstraße”, Düppelstr. 12, 45897 Gelsenkirchen
There are two double and five single rooms. There are several bath rooms and a big kitchen. The residence is 10 minutes away from the Westfälische Hochschule Gelsenkirchen.
The total rent per room is approx. 1.600 - 1.800 € per semester. You do not have to pay a deposit. You have to provide a down payment of 800 € for your reservation. The rest has to be paid by 1st Mai for the summer semester, by 1st November for the winter semester.
The owner of the rooms is AKAFÖ.
There is no university residence at our campus in Bocholt. Accomodation will be provided usually in private houses. The Departmental International Office at the Bocholt Campus will help with your accommodation.