It’s challenging to find a city as unique as Berlin, not only around Europe but also around the world!
Get lost in this highly cultural city and find yourself in its monuments, streets, museums, and worldwide known clubs. Saying that you visited Berlin is one thing, but saying you actually lived is completely different! Find the best accommodation in Berlin and live in one of Europe’s best Erasmus+ destinations.
Experience the international student life in Berlin
Student Housing in Berlin
How to find student accommodation in Berlin?
The capital city of Germany is not famous for its low cost of living, and finding cheap accommodation in Berlin is surely difficult.
Prices can dictate the quality of housing when you search for your new student accommodation in Berlin, but fear not, we will help you out. Booking platforms like Student Room Flat are a reliable, easy, and safe way to find fully furnished accommodation in Berlin, free of scams or worries. Whether you’re looking for a room in a residence near your university in Berlin or simply a student flatshare in Berlin, you can find affordable options if you look in the right places.
Flatshare in Berlin for students
If you’re looking for a mid-long-term apartment in Berlin (5 or more months) choosing a flatshare can be a great way to create a routine and get a real sense of home during those months. Flatshare in Berlin, can lower the cost of the monthly rent but also give you the chance of being alone without ever feeling lonely. Student Room Flat assures you you’ll only share your flat in Berlin with other international students and trainees, allowing you to start making new international friends right from your home. If this is your first time living abroad, having some company to share the day-to-day life and have some casual chit-chat after a day of classes can be the right remedy for stressful days.
You can rent a room near the Freie Universität Berlin, where are many other international students who attend classes. If living right next to the university is not a priority when trying to find an apartment to rent in Berlin, you can rent a room close to Brandeburg gate, or rent an apartment near Berlin city center.
Student Residences in Berlin
The most common student housing in Berlin is flatshares, however, you can find some student residences in Berlin. Student residences can be public or private. If your university offers the opportunity of booking a room in a residence in Berlin, chances are the free spots will get occupied fast. In this case, you can always look for private student residences in Berlin, however, the costs might be higher due to the extra services and commodities provided. Student residences in Berlin offer private rooms & shared rooms, some with private bathrooms and kitchenettes, for example, others with shared bathrooms and common kitchens. If you’re looking for a place with study rooms, a private gym, and laundry, perhaps even a cinema room, then student residences in Berlin are the best choice. However, when it gets too difficult or expensive to book a room in a student residence in Berlin, students decide to rent an apartment in Berlin. When you’re looking for a community experience where you can connect with other international students and trainees, renting a room in Berlin with Student Room Flat is the right decision. You’ll get to enjoy the privacy of renting a flatshare in Berlin with a private room just for you while still being part of our community of tenants all over Europe!
Start Your Erasmus in Berlin
Dare to live the best Erasmus+ experience in Europe in a city that has been reinventing itself through the years.
Be yourself in this unique capital and book a room in Berlin that defines your new lifestyle during your Erasmus+ semester abroad.
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Our private student rooms are located near tourist attractions, grocery shops, parks, transports, bars and great restaurants in Berlin!
All rooms are completely equipped and furnished to make your life easier.
Our team is here for you! We support you before, during and after your stay. Your safe adventure abroad starts with your booking request!
Erasmus Life in Berlin
Our online and offline community of tenants is ready to welcome you to your new adventure in Berlin! Connect with tenants from all over Europe while living your experience abroad in the beautiful city of Berlin!
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Frequently Asked Questions
Finding the best student accommodation in Berlin is very important but many other questions might pop into your mind. We guarantee you the best student housing in Berlin, it’s up to you to make the final decision and go on the best Erasmus experience ever!
To book a room in Berlin, you can send us a booking request via our website. If the room, student residence, or flatshare is available and the requested dates are accepted, we will send you an email that your request was accepted. Be careful, the room is not yours yet! To confirm your booking, you will be asked to pay the booking fees and deposit. Then you will have to pay your first rent at least 2 weeks before your arrival. For last minute bookings (less than 15 days before the beginning of the contract), you will have to pay the booking fees, deposit and first rent at once to confirm your booking.
Some of the best neighborhoods for students in Berlin are Mitte, Neukölln, Charlottenburg, Prenzlauer Berg, Schöneberg and Lichtenberg for example. You can read more about these neighborhoods here.
Yes, you should go on erasmus to Berlin. This eclectic offers a unique environment that promises to leave no student indifferent. If you book a student room in Berlin, epic Erasmus parties, and not only, won’t be difficult to find. Plenty of abandoned buildings were transformed into nightclubs, and even if Berlin offers a wide variety of choices in terms of music type and style, techno parties are a big part of the party scene.
No, you do not need to speak German to study in Berlin. The city is very international, which means in your day-to-day life you’ll be able to use English to get pretty much everything done, especially since you’re still a student. Berlin has universities that offer courses in English, not being mandatory that you speak German to attend your classes and exams. You can of course learn some basic German it can be great for small interactions at services, restaurants, bars, or simply groceries shopping.
The cost of life in Berlin will largely depend on where you decide to live ( both type of accommodation and neighborhood) since it will also impact your need to use public transport or taxis regularly. Berlin offers you plenty of cultural activities for free or low price since you’re a student.