Looking for a Room?

Are you looking for cheap accommodation in your university town? The Studierendenwerk Stuttgart offers more than 5600 places in 31 dormitories in Stuttgart, Ludwigsburg, Esslingen and Göppingen. All dormitories are centrally located – either close to the university campus or right in town – and enjoy good public transport links.

If you look for private accommodation as an alternative, you might find something in the private accommodation directory, which we offer as a free database.

Short-term rentals

Students and guest lecturers who are only in Stuttgart for a short period of time will also find accommodation with us: hotel, boarding houses in Stuttgart and Esslingen or the student subletting service all offer a temporary home. Tourists and business travellers can also be accommodated in our hotel.



Our tenant portal aims to make life easier for tenants in our dormitories: whether you want to report damage, ask for an extension to your tenancy, or terminate it – here you can ask all questions and pass paperwork direct to your contacts in the Studierendenwerk.

Looking for a room?

You can find an overview of our residence halls here!

You can apply online for a place to live here!

You can look for accommodation with private landlords in our database!

If you're looking for hotel or a boarding house, we also offer temporary accommodation!

Are you studying in Stuttgart or Stuttgart-Vaihingen for a limited period only? Then you might find a room you can sublet with tenants of our dormitories.

Already a tenant?

Manage your documents and contact us.

Offer your services as a tutor in your residence hall or, as a foreign student, find a buddy!

Do you have a place to live with us and want to sublet it because you're not in town for a while?


Please note that you will not be automatically allocated a room when you start your studies. You must apply for a place to live – preferably as early as possible. Students of the universities we look after will get preferential treatment. Nevertheless, you might also have a chance of getting accommodation if you study at another university. If you are not a student, you can stay at our hotel for a short period of time.



Office address

Rosenbergstraße 18
70174 Stuttgart

Outpost Living Vaihingen

Allmandring 3c, 70569 Stuttgart-Vaihingen

Opening Hours

  • Appointments can be made with on-site caseworkers on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 1:00pm - 3:00pm.

Clerk telephone hours

  • Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Public Transport

  • S1, S2, S3
  • 84, 746, 747, 748
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Sachbearbeitung Allmandring II
Sachbearbeitung Allmandring III
Sachbearbeitung Allmandring IV
Sachbearbeitung Bauhäusle
Sachbearbeitung Straußäcker II
Sachbearbeitung Straußäcker III
Sachbearbeitung Filderbahnplatz

Outpost Living Ludwigsburg

Montessoriweg 7, 71634 Ludwigsburg


Side entrance on the right.

Opening Hours

  • Tuesday and Thursday: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm. 

Clerk telephone hours

  • Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday: 9:00 am - 11:00 am. 

Public Transport

  • S4
  • 425, 430
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Jermila Thiyagarajah
Clerk Living
+49 7141 6850860
+49 7141 685-0859

Office address

Outpost Living Ludwigsburg
Montessoriweg 7
71634 Ludwigsburg

Outpost Living Esslingen/Göppingen

Mettingerstraße 127, 73728 Esslingen

Opening Hours

  • Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday: 9:00 am - 11:00 am. 

Clerk telephone hours

  • Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday: 9:00 am - 11:00 am. 

Public Transport

  • S1
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Andrea Hilebrand-Schmidt
Clerk Living
+49 711 203731-102
+49 711 203731-105

Office address

Outpost Living Esslingen/Göppingen
Mettingerstraße 127
73728 Esslingen
Xuemei Ladewig
Clerk Living
+49 711 203731-101
+49 711 203731-105

Office address

Outpost Living Esslingen/Göppingen
Mettingerstraße 127
73728 Esslingen

Info-Point Esslingen

Mettingerstrasse 127 , 73728 Esslingen


  • Use the entrance of Outpost Living Esslingen
  • Here you can pick up your washing card (not necessary if you are studying at a university or college in Stuttgart. In this case you can use the washing machines with your student card).


Locations valorizer for wash card and student ID:

  • Outpost Living Esslingen, Mettingerstrasse 127
  • Mensa Esslingen Stadtmitte, Kanalstraße 33
  • Mensa Esslingen Flandernstrasse, Flandernstrasse 107
  • The wash card can also be topped up with cash at the Info-Point Esslingen (the student ID card can only be topped up with EC card at the recharging terminals of Hochschule Esslingen)


Contact Info-Point:

    +49 711 203731-107

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    Opening Hours

    • Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday: 9:00 am - 11:00 am

    Public Transport

    • S1
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    Info-Point Esslingen
    +49 711 203731-107

    Office address

    Info-Point Esslingen
    Mettingerstrasse 127
    73728 Esslingen



    With the following information, we would like to inform you about the processing of your personal data as an applicant or tenant in accordance with Art. 13 and 14 DSGVO (Data Protection Regulation).

    Further information can be found in our "General Privacy Policy".

    1. who is responsible for data processing and who can you contact?

    The responsible body is:

    Studierendenwerk Stuttgart AöR

    Rosenbergstraße 18

    D-70174 Stuttgart

    Telephone: +49 711 4470-1247

    E-Mail: info@sw-stuttgart.de 

    You can reach our data protection officer at:

    Studierendenwerk Stuttgart AöR

    - Datenschutzbeauftragter -

    Rosenbergstraße 18

    D-70174 Stuttgart

    E-Mail: datenschutz@sw-stuttgart.de 

    2. where do we get personal data from?

    We receive personal data directly from you in most cases. For some processing, we also receive personal data from other entities:

    • From universities we receive data on room requests for exchange students and students from contingent programs, as well as information on student status,
    • from tutorials or housing departments,
    • from main tenants the data of subtenants,
    • authorities, banks, post office and other deliverers,
    • Selfnet e.V.


    3. what do we process personal data for and on what legal basis?

    We process personal data in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. e DSGVO in conjunction with § 4 LDSG (State Data Protection Act) for the fulfillment of our legal duties arising from the Studierendenwerksgesetz Baden-Württemberg (§ 2 StWG BW), in particular for the operation of student housing facilities, as well as for the fulfillment of legal obligations in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. c DSGVO.

    We also process personal data to carry out pre-contractual measures and to fulfill contracts in accordance with Art. 6 (1) lit. b DSGVO, in particular to check the requirements for a housing allocation.

    In addition, we process data based on the legitimate interest of the Studierendenwerk (Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO) by exchanging data (for example, with universities), or passing it on to third parties (for example, postal and other delivery services). The legitimate interest is the optimal implementation of the lease.

    With the special consent of the data subjects, we process personal data - including health data - for the optimal support of students as well as for the support of special hardship cases, according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a or Art. 9 para. 2 lit. a DSGVO.


    4. to which recipients do we disclose personal data?

    We share personal data with the following entities:

    • Internally to the departments responsible for residential facility management,
    • internal EDP and accounting, janitor,
    • house bank (for direct debiting of rents), tax consultants, auditors,
    • Universities, academic foreign offices (e.g. for exchange programs),
    • Authorities (e.g. registration office, police for inquiries),
    • postal and other delivery services (for optimal delivery of letters and parcels),
    • Selfnet e.V. (if an Internet connection is requested from Selfnet),
    • tutorial and housing departments,
    • contracted craftsmen (in case of repairs), insurance companies (in case of damages),
    • in cases of emergency (emergency situations such as illness or death of the tenant) to the relatives,
    • Hochschulservice GmbH (if necessary, for the purpose of making an appointment for final cleaning).

    In addition to the recipients mentioned above, we have commissioned specialized service providers to support us in the operation of our IT applications, including, for example, web hosts, software providers, system administrators and data center operators. These entities sometimes have access to personal data as part of the performance of their services. These include:

    • tl1 GmbH, Freiburg (Hosting und Support Wohnverwaltungs-Software),
    • 1&1 Telecommunication SE, Montabaur (Hosting Webseite),
    • Mosaiq GmbH, Stuttgart (Webseiten-Support),
    • Hochschulservice GmbH, Stuttgart (IT-Support).


    5. How long is personal data stored?

    In principle, we store personal data only until the purpose of the storage has been fulfilled. In doing so, we must comply with statutory retention periods, the expiration of which we must wait before deleting data.

    • If the application leads to a tenancy agreement, the data must be retained for up to 10 years after the end of the tenancy agreement.
    • Data from rejected or withdrawn applications is deleted after two years.


    6. is the provision of personal data mandatory?

    We need your data in order to check the basis for the conclusion of a rental contract and to be able to execute the contract. This includes information about your student status when applying and the presentation of your passport or ID card when moving in or out of the residence hall, so that we can check and prove your eligibility for a place to live. Without this information, we cannot process applications or execute the contract.

    In some cases, we also ask for data in order to be able to offer our services in the best possible way, for example, questions about special wishes, disabilities or hardship cases. This information is always voluntary, but without this information we can not provide our services optimally.

    7 Will personal data be transferred to a third country?

    As a matter of principle, we do not transfer any personal data to third countries. Only in the context of communication with students who are abroad, the transmission to third countries is possible. In emergency cases, we also communicate with relatives or universities abroad.

    8. security of your data

    We process your personal data with the greatest possible care. In doing so, we use appropriate security procedures.

    You can use our online portal to apply for a place in our residential facilities. For this purpose, we use the software of an IT service provider specializing in this area. The service provider's forms are embedded in our web portal. Your data will be processed by the service provider on our behalf.  We will send you your details by e-mail immediately after they have been entered so that you can check them again. This e-mail is unencrypted; if you do not want to communicate with us unencrypted, you are welcome to contact us by phone to receive a conventional application form.

    9. what data protection rights do data subjects have?

    Data subjects have the following rights with respect to the data concerning them:

    • The right of access to their data in accordance with Art. 15 DSGVO,
    • the right to rectification in accordance with Art. 16 DSGVO,
    • the right to erasure according to Art. 17 DSGVO,
    • the right to restriction of processing according to Art. 18 DSGVO,
    • the right to data portability according to Art. 20 DSGVO,
    •  the right to object to processing pursuant to Art. 21 DSGVO,
    • the right to lodge a complaint with a data protection supervisory authority pursuant to Art. 77 DSGVO.

    In addition, you have the right to revoke a given consent with effect for the future at any time in accordance with Art. 7 (3) DSGVO. Consents given and their revocation do not take effect if and insofar as another legal basis for the processing exists.

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