Student accommodation, flats and rooms for rent in Aachen

This city is the westernmost city in the country, located on the border with Belgium and the Netherlands. It is part of the North Rhine-Westphalia region and was very important in history, being the preferred city of Charlemagne to reside and the coronation place of the German kings.

It is a relatively small university city as it receives many German and international students every year. For this reason, the university environment is very active, since the students are the ones who set the pace of life in the city.

Are you looking for student accommodation in Aachen? This German city is very popular among young people, so finding accommodation that meets all the important characteristics for you can be difficult. However, from Erasmus Play we put at your disposal our housing search engine, in which you will be able to compare the verified offer of rooms and apartments for young people, viewing their details, locations, images and prices. You will surely find the ideal accommodation for you quickly and easily.

Student apartments for rent in Aachen

In this German city, you will find complete apartments for you (studio type), as well as to share with other young people. In both cases, you have to look closely at the characteristics of the floors to compare between them. Most are furnished and have the basic appliances, but there may be some that include, for example, extra details such as having a terrace or balcony, or even without a kitchen.

As a reference, the price of a studio flat usually goes from € 420 onwards, although it can go up as high as € 1,650 per month, always depending on the characteristics and the location they have. When it comes to flats to share with other students, one with two rooms usually starts at € 1,700 per month.

Student rooms for rent in Aachen

Are you looking for a cheap room for rent for students in Aachen? We recommend that you start your search as soon as possible as the demand is very high. The sooner you start looking, the more likely you are to find a room that suits your needs, both due to its characteristics and its location.

Take a good look at the details that each room includes since some of the cheapest rooms generally do not include the bed, for example. However, most do have a bed, wardrobe and desk.

The cost of rooms in shared flats usually goes from € 320 onwards, with an average of € 550 per month.

Student accommodation in Aachen

There are several areas you can choose to live in Aachen. The city is mainly divided into three areas, divided by rings. From the inside out there in the centre, zone 2 and the rest of the city in the surroundings. We inform you of the most chosen neighbourhoods by international students to live in:

Apartments for rent in the centre of Aachen

Most students choose the second ring of the centre to live in since the cost of rent for the first ( where the historic centre is) is usually very high. In the second ring, there are also many shops, restaurants, bars, squares, museums and other places frequented by young people.

Apartments in Burtscheid

This area is outside the second ring road, to the east. It used to be inhabited by Celts and Romans, so it has a lot of history. From here you will be able to access several squares and parks, as well as the central train station of Aachen.

Rooms for rent in Aachen West

Aachen West is the area that stretches to the west of the centre of Aachen. Here you can find the main campus of the university, Campus Mitte. This area is also close to Pontstrastreetße, one of the busiest for students to go to restaurants, bars, shops, etc.

Erasmus accommodation near Aachen Technical University (Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen - RWTH)

This prestigious university is said to be one of the best in terms of several of the engineering faculties. It is a technical institution (Hochschule). Classes for the same career usually take place in different buildings that may be located in different areas of the city. Most of the buildings are in the centre, but there are some (such as the Faculties of Mathematics and Physics) that are a bit outside the city, although with good connection by bicycle or public transport. The main campus is located in Aachen West, next to the train station of the same name.

University residence in Aachen

With so many students arriving each year, it is often difficult to find a place in a residence in Aachen. There are students from previous years who recommend filling in the relevant forms for several residences to see if you can get a place in one of them because there are usually waiting lists. For this reason, many young people prefer to rent rooms in shared flats, since the procedures are simpler.

Frequently Asked Questions about living Aachen

How much does a student room cost in Aachen?
The cost of this type of accommodation varies between € 320 and € 1200 approximately, always depending on its characteristics and location. However, the average price is usually around € 550 per month.
How to find cheap student accommodation in Aachen?
We recommend that you do it as soon as possible, as the demand is very high. In addition, if you are looking for your accommodation in the Erasmus Play comparator, you will surely find the ideal one for you simply and quickly. You will also be able to make the reservation 100% online and securely.
How much is the Erasmus scholarship to study in Aachen?
The amount of the scholarship for your mobility will always depend on your country of origin since each one has different regulations for it. You should find out with your university how to apply for it and the procedures to be done.
What is the approximate monthly expense for a student in Aachen?
This German city has a medium cost of living, although it offers many discounts for students on transportation and other items. However, it always depends on the lifestyle you lead. In general, estimate that you must have around € 800 a month to live here.
Why go on Erasmus to Aachen?
This German city has a very lively student atmosphere, with several activities to enjoy. From Aachen you will also be able to travel to nearby places easily, being close to the border with Holland and Belgium. Another advantage of living in this city is that you will be able to learn or improve German, taking advantage of the classes given at universities.


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