As an international doctoral candidate (i.e. PhD research student) you can look into the following accommodation options:

  • University guest houses: Subject to availability, you may be able to be accommodated in one of Saarland University's guest houses. For information on future availability, please contact the guest house administrator. Please note that the booking of a room in the guest house can only be finalize by your inviting faculty or professor.
  • Private rental market: If you are planning to spend a longer period of time in Saarbrücken, we recommend looking for a room on the private housing market.
  • As Phd student you will usually not be eligible for a room in one of the student halls of residence run by the Studentenwerk, with the exception of the dormitory called "Haus Schwamm", which is mainly used by PhD students. If you want to apply for this dormitory, please do so directly with the Studentenwerk: application for "Haus Schwamm".

Saarbrücken Campus
Building A4 4
Phone: +49 681 302-71122

Office hours:
Every day from 09:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.