Mainzer Straße 2a

At a glance

The building offers housing for 198 residents in shared flats and single apartments, in part also unfurnished. Located near Jahnallee campus and Clara Zetkin Park.

The so-called „Max-Kade-Haus“, just like its neighbor, the student hall of residence of „Mainzer Straße“, is located only a few steps away from Jahnallee campus and Clara Zetkin Park. It offers housing for a total of 198 residents, either in shared flats for two or four people or in single rooms. In this hall of residence, there are also a few unfurnished rooms available.

Max Kade was born on October 13th 1882 in Germany and emigrated to America in 1904.
Together with his wife Anette he established the Max Kade Foundation in 1944. Using the motto “in the service of mankind”, this foundation was committed to the democratic reconstruction of Germany after World War II und supported the academic youth by building libraries, canteens and halls of residence. Max Kade died on July 15th 1967 (Source:


  • furnished
  • cable/satellite television connection
  • internet connection (only via the network cable, not wireless)

Student Hall

  • large fitness room
  • baking kitchen
  • room with washing machines (cashless payment)
  • underground bicycle storage
  • underground parking (renting is possible for a fee)
  • hall of residence spokespeople


  • tram lines 1 and 2
  • sports area
  • indoor pool
  • park/green area
  • shops
  • parking
  • Mensa am Elsterbecken
  • Studentenwerk Cafeteria

Ms. Lier

Student Housing · Person in Charge

Personal consultation hours on site by appointment only.

Goethestraße 6
04109 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 96 59 805

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Telephone office hours

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

9:00 AM – 11:00 AM


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Rooms and Prices

Room typeSizePriceDownloads
Apartment (furnished)ca.18-30 m²325 € – 365 € (per month)
Apartment (unfurnished)ca.18-21 m²280 € (per month)
Room in Shared Flat for 2(furnished)ca.13 m²305 € (per month)Room in Shared Flat (2 Students)
Room in Shared Flat for 2(unfurnished)ca.11 m²230€ (per month)Room in Shared Flat (2 Students)
Room in Shared Flat for 4(furnished)ca.13 m²285€ (per month)Room in Shared Flat (4 Students)

all additional costs included (heating, electricity, water, internet, tv)


Arrival from the main station

  • take tram line 1 (departs from directly in front of the main station) towards Lausen until the stop ‘Marschnerstraße’ on K.-Kollwitz-Straße
  • walk onwards in the direction of the tram line and turn right onto Marschnerstraße, then left onto Mainzer Straße
  • the halls are situated directly on the corner with Marschnerstraße