The Studentendorf Schlachtensee is located in southwest Berlin in the district Zehlendorf. The city center can be reached within 40 minutes.
The "student village" is located within immediate walking distance to grocery markets, a number of restaurants and bakeries, as well as doctors' offices.
The center of the district Steglitz is the Schloßstraße. Here you can find several malls, cafés and a cinema. You can reach this area within 25 minutes via the stop “Rathaus Steglitz”.
Moreover, the close by lakes Schlachtensee and Wannsee offer many possibilities for leisure activities.
- District: Zehlendorf, in the South of Berlin
- Proximity to FU Berlin: 30 minutes with public transport
- Bus stops are near-by
Studentendorf Schlachtensee eG
Eligibility: Students of Freie Universität Berlin and all students enrolled at Berlin universities.
Available Room Categories
Available from 1.9.21 until 28.2.22 or from 1.10.21 until 31.3.22.
Registration only possible during the registration period through the registration form on our website.
Only available from mid-May, June, July, August or September until 31.12.21.
You can register for this option directly by sending us an email stating your prefered rental period (at firstname.lastname@example.org) including:
a copy of your passport,
a copy of your acceptance letter,
the contact details of your programme coordinator.
The rooms will be allocated based on the "first come, first served" principle.
Available rental periods for winter semester
1 September until 28./29. February (Category B)
1 October until 31 March (Category B)
From mid-May, June, July, August or September until 31.12.21 (Category A)
Available rental periods for summer semester:
1 March until 31 August
1 April until 30 September
- Moving in before the start of the official rental period is eventually possible, subject to availability of the rooms, and has to be arranged with the residence administration of the Studentendorf and the accommodation service of Freie Universität Berlin.
- A termination of the rental contract before the expiration of the fixed-term rental period of 6 months is generally not possible or negotiable.
- Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Freie Universität Berlin offers special cancellation conditions to students who rent a room at the Studentendorf Schlachtensee through the accommodation service of Freie Universität Berlin. Please have a look at the General Terms and Conditions for further information.
- An extension of the contract for another semester is subject to availability and has to be arranged with the staff at Studentendorf directly and the accommodation service of Freie Universität Berlin.
You apply for your desired room category via our registration form. We will forward your registration to Studentendorf Schlachtensee.
Please note that we do not have any further impact on the placement. It might be possible that your actual placement deviates from your initial wish as the rooms are distributed depending on availability. You will receive information on your actual placement directly from Studentendorf Schlachtensee.
Usually male and female students are placed together. Preferences for single sex accommodation can be stated in the application form. The staff at Studentendorf Schlachtensee tries its best to fulfill your wishes.
A reservation fee of 500 EUR applies. The amount will be forwarded from ERG Universitätsservice GmbH to the Studentendorf Schlachtensee administration and will be charged with the security deposit.
The security deposit is 820 EUR. Furthermore, a one-time service fee of 30 EUR applies. Therefore, the tenant has to pay a total of 350 EUR directly in the administration of Studentendorf Schlachtensee upon arrival. The service fee will be deducted from the reservation fee.
The security deposit will be kept by the Studentendorf Schlachtensee administration until the student moves out. The security deposit will be refunded by the Studentendorf Schlachtensee administration up to six months after the tenant´s departure as long the tenant does not have any outstanding costs.
The tenant will be required to pay the rent each month directly to the Studentendorf Schlachtensee. Bank account details can be found in the rental contract.
Generally, a two-weeks right of withdrawal applies after registration (the moment we reserve a room for you and send you the payment request for the reservation fee). After that period the registration is binding.
Cancellations of existing registrations must be communicated in writing (an e-mail is sufficient, but has to be confirmed by the ERG Universitätsservice GmbH) at the latest 14 days after the registration. A 50 EUR cancellation fee applies and will be deducted from the reservation fee before it is refunded to the student by Freie Universität Berlin / ERG Universitätsservice GmbH. All bank transaction fees have to be covered by the student.
A termination of the rental contract before the end of the rental period is generally not possible or negotiable.
Generally, no fees of any kind are refunded in case of cancellation more than two weeks after the registration. The whole amount of the reservation fee will be kept.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Freie Universität Berlin offers special cancellation conditions to students who rent a room at the Studentendorf Schlachtensee through the accommodation service of Freie Universität Berlin.
Further information can be found in our General Terms and Conditions.