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Dorotheenstraße 5–7, 30419 Hannover
This student accommodation consists of three multi-level buildings arranged around a common inner area with green spaces, seatings, barbecue and various sports facilities (street ball, pétanque, table tennis, chess). The completely modernised student houses furthermore also have a two-level community centre where the popular students' pub as well as music and work rooms are situated. All rooms have access to the Internet, the fee is already included in the rent. This student accommodation is by far the largest in Hanover and offers a great cultural variety, as its residents are coming from almost every country in the world. The green area Leinemasch is directly adjoining the student accommodation and invites you to take long walks and excursions. The Leibniz University can be reached smoothly within a few minutes by tram. The ten minutes’ that it takes to go to the University by bike lead through Hanover's most beautiful public park, the Herrenhäuser Gärten.
For the most part, there are single rooms in shared apartments/hall communities with shared sanitary rooms/kitchens, but some apartments are also available. The prices differ in regard to the size of the rooms. All rooms are completely furnished.
Places available, rents
Single rooms in shared apartments/
Basement bicycle storage, car park, community centre with students' pub ("Silo-Pinte"), bowling alley, workshop and music rooms, hall with large screen, table tennis, street ball, pétanque, barbecue area, lift, laundry/drying rooms
Student House Management
The Student House Management is your contact for all formalities, questions and problems in regard to living in the student house. Please note: If you would like to apply for a place in a student house, please contact our department's Accommodation Administration (at Jägerstraße 5), not the local student house management!
Phone +49 511 76-88 705
Fax +49 511 76-88 805
Mon, Tue, Fri 9:00–11:00 h
Wed 13:30–15:00 h
Office at the common house ("Gemeinschaftshaus")
Phone +49 511 76-88 707
Residents' Council of the Student House (HSV)
The Residents' Council of the student house is elected from and by the group of the student residents. At the student accommodation Dorotheenstraße, the HSV council is particularly active. It keeps contact with the Studentenwerk, organises house assemblies and parties, manages the students pub "Silo-Pinte" and sometimes arbitrates in case of dispute. The HSV council is run by volunteers. Suggestions and cooperation are always appreciated!
To find out the name of the HSV council members, consulting times and places of assembly please look for notices on the bulletin board in the student house or ask the student house management.
Tutor for International Students
As part of the Tutoring Programme for International Students in Studentenwerk Accommodation, the student house tutors offer regular consulting times. Some tutors attend to more than one student house—please pay attention to where the consulting times take place!
"Hello! I’m Jakub, one of the two tutors for foreign students in the student accommodation Dorotheenstraße, Hanover’s largest student house. I'm studying computer science at the Leibniz University of Hannover. I speak German, English, some Spanish, and of course my native language Polish.
It would be my pleasure to help you with your new life in the student house or in Hanover. If you need me to accompany you to the authorities, seek information and tipps on your student or social life in Germany, don’t hesitate to contact me. You can reach me by e-mail or come during my consultation hours, in the tutors' room, which is located in the community centre (Gemeinschaftshaus) of the student accommodation.
I also regularly organise cultural events such as going to the cinema or to concerts together, and day’s excursions in or around Hanover. I'm there for your questions, just check the noticeboard in your building!"
Tue 19:30–21:30 h
at the student house Dorotheenstraße
"Hello, my name ist Fanjie Kong. Since December 2010, I have been a tutor of the Studentenwerk. I'm from China and I study electrical engineering at Leibniz University. I arrange excursions, cultural events and evenings at the cinema for and with you. If you have any questions on studying and living in Hanover or if there are any problems with living together in the student house, I will be there for you."
Sun 19:00–21:00 h
at the student house Dorotheenstraße
Details About the Location of the Student House
Leibniz University of Hanover, location Herrenhausen, 10 minutes’ walk
Tram stop "Herrenhäuser Markt", lines 4 & 5, 2 minutes’ walk
Nearby Cafeterias/Student Cafés
Café "Cafeteria Herrenhausen" (Herrenhäuser Str. 8), 10 minutes’ walk
Hauptmensa (Callinstraße 23), 2 minutes’ walk + 5 minutes by tram
The Herrenhäuser Markt is just vis-á-vis. Here you will find supermarkets, fruit shops, groceries, a draper’s discounter, bakeries, bank, pharmacy etc. Furthermore there is a weekly market every Saturday. There is also an organic food shop very close to the student house at Herrenhäuser Straße.
Culture Round the Corner
In the common house of the student house you can find the "Silo-Pinte", a students' pub which is run by the residents council. Alongside the Stöckener Straße there are several pubs and cafés as well as the local Herrenhausen office of the Stadtbibliothek (= Municipal Library). Not only can you borrow books there but also attend to literary events, which take place regularly. The Herrenhäuser Gärten, one of Hanover’s greatest attractions, entices you with its nature, culture and a multitude of events. For further information please refer to hannover.de.
The location of the student accommodation offers ideal opportunities for going running or hiking. In summer, the public pools Leinhäuser Bad (Elbestraße 39) and the Volksbad Limmer (Stockhardtweg 6) are inviting for a swim. Directly at the student accommodation there are also several sports facilities (street ball, pétanque, table tennis, chess).
Refer to Google Map with doctors close to the student house.