Or the curse of flat hunting!
Finding a flat in the city of Hamburg can best be compared to the film genre "Adventure". To find a suitable flat, you might have to allow for six months of active searching. But to avoid this becoming a "drama", it is quicker and often cheaper to share a flat for the time of your training. Here are some tips to help you find a flat in Hamburg. We will also be happy to post your lodging search on our notice board. You can send it to us via email.
Good websites to find a flat or flatmate include:
- hamburg.de/semesterbeginn-hamburg/4360524/ studenten-wohnung
Another option is the SAGA Genossenschaft. They have a large number of inexpensive flats in Hamburg. With a bit of luck, there might be one for you. If you are looking for a short-term temporary solution, we recommend the www.airbnb.de portal for interim rent solutions.
It is also worth checking out various Facebook groups, e.g.: https://www.facebook.com/groups/wg.wohnung.hamburg/?fref=ts
You can also apply for the student residences run by the Studierendenwerk Hamburg in Kiwittsmoor and Rahlstedt: www.studierendenwerk-hamburg.de