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Accommodation in Berlin

The Erasmus office does not organize accommodation for you, so you have to take care of this yourself. There are two options: student housing and private accommodations. Your can find shared flats and furnished studios in Berlin, but you have to start looking well in advance.
If you prefer to come to Berlin first and look for accommodation, you can find affordable accommodations in hotels and hostels.

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Please note: you cannot get enrolled at the Charité without a valid address!

On the Internet you can find numerous providers of rooms and apartments in Berlin.


There is a "Wohnungsbörse" available, where Charité students who go abroad for a while, offer their flat or room (in German!)

Student Residences

If you want to live in a dorm, you have to apply for a room. Where you have to apply depends on in which of the two universities you will be enrolled (ask us for this information).
The dorms are located on the outskirts of the city, so you will have to travel longer distances. Sometimes the leases are for a minimum of three months. The dorm rooms are furnished, but there are no sheets or blankets. There are usually no dishes or kitchen utensils, so you have to bring everything or buy a set in Berlin. Since you can only move into the dorms from Monday to Friday (9:00 to 14:00 h), make sure that you do not arrive on a weekend or holiday.
Information about Student Residences: Humboldt-Universität and Studentenwerk Berlin (note: not all of the dorms of the Studentenwerk are available to ERASMUS students).