Please sign your rental agreement in person at the housing office within the stipulated period (for the address, see the e-mail). Please bring two passport photos.
The room is furnished with bed, mattress, wardrobe, shelf, desk, and chair.
Please keep in mind to bring your own bedding, sheets, towels, curtains/screens, tableware, cutlery, and pots!
You can get your room key and the studNET access data (internet access) at the caretaker’s office during the hours as given below at the start of the term of lease. Please note that keys are handed over only, if you present the valid rental agreement or the preliminary arrival confirmation.
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Tuesday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Please check the room for possible defects immediately after you moved in and inform us about the defects via your tenant account or the caretaker directly.
Yes. According to the Federal Registration Act, every person who moves into an apartment needs to register at the residents’ registration office at the latest two weeks after moving in. This applies to persons living at residences as well and is done most quickly at a nearby Residence Services Office (Bürgeramt). The consultant in charge will provide you with the required confirmation of arrival when you conclude the rental agreement.
When you decide whether you register your principal residence or secondary residence in Leipzig, please take the relocation bonus (for principal residence) and the possibly incurring secondary residence tax (for secondary residence) into account.
New from 01.01.2017: New regulations by the City of Leipzig on the second home tax apply. According to this, students in student halls of residence are not exempt anymore. Read more.
Yes. Every person living at a residence is committed to register with the Beitragsservice von ARD, ZDF und Deutschlandradio, if they use public service broadcasting devices (TV, radio, computer etc.). Refer to the websites of the Beitragsservice for further information.
Exemption from license fee
If you apply for BAföG, you need to file a provisional application for exemption with the Beitragsservice von ARD, ZDF und Deutschlandradio. Only with the provisional application for exemption filed is the Beitragsservice willing to grant retroactive exemption after the BAföG was granted.
You will find answers to the most frequently asked questions relating to the public broadcasting license fee of ARD, ZDF, and Deutschlandradio here.
Keeping animals is in general forbidden at residences.
Please read the terms of lease, VIII. Termination by the tenant.
You have to move out at the latest at 10 a.m. on the last workday (Monday - Friday, except for public holidays, and not on december 24th and december 31th) before the rental agreements ends. We reserve the right to charge costs to your account that result from the late return of the rental unit. Regarding the return of the rental unit, please observe the move-out checklist.
If you move out and do not move in elsewhere in Germany, you need to deregister with the residents’ registration office within two weeks after you moved out. Deregistration is possible one week before moving out at the earliest.
The security deposit, or respectively the remaining part of the total amount of such deposit after offsetting, will be refunded by the lessor no sooner than two months after termination of the tenancy agreement and return of the rented property, and upon non-revocability of the collection processes. Payback shall be made by bank transfer to the giro account specified for collection of rent, unless the tenant specifies a different giro account upon return of the accommodation. In case of a bank transfer to another country, the lessor is entitled to deduct the banking fees thus incurred from the amount paid out.