Student accommodation, flats and rooms for rent in Bremen

Student accommodation, flats and rooms for rent in Bremen

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This German city is located in the northwest of the country and is close to other larger ones, such as Hamburg or Hanover. It is a city with a perfect size, not too big or chaotic, nor too small to get bored. In addition, you will be able to easily reach everywhere on foot or by public transport. It has a very beautiful old town with sites such as the Old Cathedral or the statue of the Bremen musicians.

This city crossed by the Weser River welcomes thousands of international students every year, so you will find a diverse and multicultural environment. There is a great leisure offer that young people from all over the world can enjoy.

If you are looking for student accommodation in Bremen, we recommend that you start as soon as possible. Yes, there is a wide variety of rooms and apartments on offer, but the demand is high. Therefore, if you want to find an apartment that meets all the important characteristics for you, do so in advance and in the Erasmus Play search engine, where you will surely find your ideal accommodation in Bremen.

Student apartments for rent in Bremen

In this German city, you will find different types of student apartments. First, there are the studio flats for one or two people. These have a monthly price that goes from € 500 onwards, with an average of € 900.

Second, you will find flats with some rooms (usually two, three or four), which are to be shared with other students. These have an average monthly cost of € 1500. And, thirdly, there are the houses to share with other young people. These usually have several floors and capacity for a dozen people. They are generally not the cheapest option, they are usually more expensive than a room in a flat with few students, but it is an intermediate between a residence and a flat.

Student room for rent in Bremen

Surely you are asking yourself, where do I find a cheap student room for rent in Bremen? From Erasmus Play we make this simple: access the search engine, where you will see the offer of verified rooms from different online platforms. In addition, you can filter by your preferred characteristics, determine a maximum budget and arrival and departure dates. Remember that, if you are going to go in winter, it is important that you have heating to be able to spend the season well.

The monthly cost of a room in this German city ranges from € 350 onwards. The average price is € 400, but it can go up to € 760, always according to its location and characteristics.

Student accommodation in Bremen

Although it is a small city, there are different areas that you can choose to live as a student. We advise you on some of the most convenient neighbourhoods:

Apartments for rent in Alte Neustadt 

This is the old part of the city and is part of the centre. It is located on the left bank of the River Weser. In this area, the price of a studio flat goes from € 730 onwards and can go up to € 1350.

Apartments in Bahnhofsvorstadt and Barkhof

Both areas are located on the right bank of the river Weser, very close to the city centre. Another advantage is that they have easy access to the famous Bürgerpark Bremen park, where you will be able to go exercise or take a walk. Here, the price of a studio apartment is high, ranging from € 1150 onwards.

Rooms for Rent in Altstadt

This neighbourhood is located in an area that is almost an island on the river Weser. It is part of the centre and has important sites such as the City Hall and the Cathedral. In Altstadt, a room has a cost that starts from € 350, being the average € 390 per month.

Erasmus accommodation near the universities of Bremen 

The following are the most frequented universities by international students:

University of Bremen 

The campus of this institution is located northeast of the city, about 25 minutes by public transport. If you want to find accommodation near the University of Bremen, you can do so in the Horn-Lehe or Schwachhausen area.

Bremen University of Applied Sciences 

This institution has four campuses in the city. The downtown is in the Bremen Neustadt neighbourhood and is where the headquarters are located. On the Werderstraße campus, they teach the classes of the International Business School and on the Süderstraße you can find the International Graduate School. The fourth campus is located closer to the airport and has the faculties of Computer Science, Media and Aerospace Technology.

Jacobs University 

This institution is located on the outskirts of the city, towards the northwest. From the centre, you can get there in about 30 minutes by public transport, but if you want to find accommodation near the institution, you can look in the neighbourhoods of Grohn or St. Magnus.

University residence in Bremen 

There are two types of student residences.On the one hand, there are the public ones, managed by the Studentenwork. The rent is usually cheap (generally between € 250 and € 300 per month) and many German students live there. The issue is that there is a lot of demand, so it is very difficult to be granted a place.

On the other hand, there are private residences. These are usually close to the University of Bremen and the cost is a little higher than in the public ones (around € 450 per month). Much of its offer consists of a room with a private bathroom, and the rest of the shared flat.

Frequently Asked Questions about Bremen 

How much does a student flat cost in Bremen?
A studio flat starts at € 500 per month onwards, and a flat with more rooms to share has an average price of € 1500 per month.
Where to live in Bremen as a student?
Most young internationals choose central neighborhoods to live in, such as Altstadt, Alte Neustadt, Bahnhofsvorstadt and Barkhof. In addition, you can determine where your university is located to see which is the most convenient neighbourhood to live nearby.
How much does a student residence cost in Bremen?
In a private residence, the cost for a room with its bathroom is usually € 450. On the other hand, if you are lucky and accept your place in a public residence, you will pay between € 200 and € 250 per month, approximately.
What is the approximate monthly expense for a student in Bremen?
This city is usually affordable compared to other German cities. If you rent a room in a shared flat and add food, transport and some entertainment, it means that you must have between € 750-800 per month.
Why study in Bremen?
It has a very good student atmosphere. It is relatively small but welcomes many young people every year, so there is always something to do or an event to enjoy. From Bremen, you will also be able to travel easily. In addition, you can practise your English and German, both in university classes and meeting people.