Mülheim on the Ruhr

Student accommodation, flats and rooms for rent in Mülheim on the Ruhr

This German city is located in the federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia, in the west of the country. It is located between the cities of Essen and Duisburg, cities that students take advantage of to visit during their stay in Mülheim on the Ruhr. Its name is given because it is located on the banks of the Ruhr River, which means that in the city you can enjoy walks along its banks, giving it a special atmosphere. It is also known as “City on the river”.

If you are looking for student accommodation in Mülheim on the Ruhr, we recommend that you continue reading this article, in which we give you some tips so that you can find the ideal accommodation for you quickly and easily. We also suggest that you use the Erasmus Play housing search engine, in which you will be able to compare verified apartments and rooms from multiple online accommodation providers and websites specialized in accommodation in Mülheim-Ruhr.

Student apartments for rent in Mülheim on the Ruhr 

Are you looking for a student apartment for rent in Mülheim on the Ruhr? In this German city, you will find both studio flats and apartments with several rooms to share. Most of them are furnished and have basic appliances, such as a refrigerator, washing machine, oven and microwave. However, each of the apartments has different characteristics, so we recommend that you compare them well to be able to choose the ideal one for you.

The cost of a studio flat usually starts at € 600 onwards and an apartment with several rooms to share starts at € 1,300 for a two-bedroom apartment. Remember that the price always depends on the characteristics you have and the location of the apartment from the city centre and the university.

Student rooms for rent in Mülheim on the Ruhr 

Renting a room in a shared flat is often the preferred option for young internationals moving on Erasmus for two main reasons. First of all, because it allows you to save on cost. By living in an apartment with other students, you will be able to divide the price of the rent and the monthly utility bills among everyone, reducing the cost per person.

Second, living with other young people is always more fun than living on your own. You will be able to share the day to day with roommates who are in the same situation as you, living the experience more closely with them who will surely become your family during your stay in Mülheim on the Ruhr.

Student accommodation in Mülheim on the Ruhr 

In this section, we will tell you which are the areas most chosen by international students every year to find accommodation. Each neighbourhood has outstanding characteristics, such as its cultural and leisure offer or its location near the most popular places for young people or the university.

Apartments for rent in Altstadt 

This area is the old town of Mülheim, considered part of the city centre. This is where most of the places of interest most frequented by students are concentrated, including bars and restaurants. From Altstadt, you will be able to reach the university campus in a short time (on foot or by public transport).

Apartments in Broich 

This neighbourhood is located to the west of the historic city centre, which you will be able to reach in a short time on foot. Broich is the campus of the West Ruhr University of Applied Sciences, so it is very convenient if you want to live close to the institution. Thanks to this, in this area you will find several affordable places for students.

Rooms for rent in Dümpten 

Dümpten is a quieter residential area with several green spaces and parks. The southern part of this neighbourhood is usually the most chosen by young people, as it is the one closest to the centre of Mülheim on the Ruhr.

Erasmus accommodation near the Hochschule Ruhr West (HRW) 

This institution, called in German “Hochschule Ruhr West”, has its campus in the Borich area. It is located west of the centre of Mülheim on the Ruhr, just a few minutes from it both by public transport and on foot. Most of the international young people who move to this German city for mobility tend to choose accommodation in areas such as the centre of Mülheim, Broich or the southern part of Dümpten.

University residence in Mülheim on the Ruhr in Mülheim on the Ruhr

There are no student residences, so young internationals who want to share the experience with flatmates often rent a room in a shared apartment. Finding accommodation in this city is difficult so we recommend you start looking for it as soon as possible.

Frequently asked questions about studying in Mülheim on the Ruhr 

How much does a student flat cost in Mülheim on the Ruhr?
The cost of a studio flat usually starts at € 600 onwards and an apartment with several rooms to share starts at € 1,300 for a two-bedroom apartment. 
How to find cheap student accommodation in Mülheim on the Ruhr?
In the Erasmus Play search engine, you will be able to compare between the different apartments and rooms available for students in Mülheim on the Ruhr, being able to see their images, characteristics, prices and locations easily on the list and the map.
How much is the Erasmus grant to live in Mülheim on the Ruhr?
Each country has different rules when it comes to the Erasmus scholarship, so it depends on your country of origin.
What is the approximate monthly expenditure for a student in Mülheim on the Ruhr?
This largely depends on your lifestyle and the type of accommodation you choose. As a reference, estimate that you have to have around € 900-1000 per month between the costs of rent, food and leisure.
Why study in Mülheim on the Ruhr?
If you want to have the experience of living the German culture from the inside, this would be a good opportunity. Here you will be able to enjoy all aspects of their way of life, including dealing with locals and their gastronomy. In addition, you will be able to share the experience with other students from different parts of the world.

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