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Wohnhäuser Dorotheenstraße | Dimitrij Tiessen
Grundriss Dorotheenstraße | Frank Praßler, www.primb.de

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).

This student accommodation is our largest 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 and have access to the Internet, the fee is already included in the rent. 

Places available, rents

Number   Kind   Size   Rent

Single rooms in shared apartments/
hall communities

  10,3–14,3 m²   239–261 €
4   2-room apartments   40,0–42,4 m²   465–473 €

2,5-room apartment

  77,5 m²   604 €

4-room apartment

  96,7 m²   872 €


Basement bicycle storage, car park, table tennis, street ball, pétanque, barbecue area, lift, laundry/drying rooms

Zimmer | Andreas Paul, www.orauschen.de
Zimmer | Andreas Paul, www.orauschen.de
Küche | Dimitrij Tiessen

Please note all photos are for illustration purposes only. Actual rooms will have the facilities set out above, but may be different from the images shown here.

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, not the local student house management!

Tanja Nowack | Jessica Blume, StwH
Suada Muratovic | Jessica Blume, StwH

Tanja Nowack, Suada Muratovic
Phone +49 511 76-88 705
Fax +49 511 76-88 805
Office Hours
Mon, Wed, Fri 9:00–11:00 h
Tue 13:30–15:00 h

Stephan Sandner
Ralf Woestendiek
Phone +49 511 76-88 707

Please note that the open office hours in the student houses are currently cancelled due to the infection situation. You are welcome to clarify your concerns via phone or e-mail with your student house management. If this shouldn't work in such a way, get in touch with your student house management and arrange a personal appointment.

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. It keeps contact with the Studentenwerk, organises house assemblies and parties, manages the students' pub 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!

Rawad Hojeij | Jessica Blume, StwH

"Hello! I'm Rawad, one of the two tutors for foreign students in the student accommodation Dorotheenstraße. I'm from Lebanon and I'm studying economic engineering at the Leibniz Universität Hannover. I can speak four languages: German, English, Arabic and French. We regularly organize events like games evenings, parties, visits to cinemas and excursions for you. Please take a look at my notices on the bulletin board. You can reach me by e-mail or come during my consultation hours. I'm looking forward to it!"

Rawad Hojeij
Consulting Times
Mon 18:00–20:00 h
in house Dorotheenstraße 5 B

Amr Yousefi

"Hello, my Name is Amr Yousefi. I come from Syria and study electrical engineering at Leibniz University. Since March 2020, I have been one of the two international tutors for Dorotheenstrasse. If you have any questions about your new life in the dormitory or in Hanover, please don’t hesitate to ask for help. You can come to visit me during my office hours or write to me an email. I can speak Arabic as a mother tongue as well as German and English. I regularly offer cultural events such as cinema evenings, excursions in and around Hanover city, concert visits and more for you. I am very happy to meet you and do something with you."

Amr Yousefi
Consulting Times
Wed 20:00–22:00 h
in house Dorotheenstraße 5 B

Details About the Location of the Student House

Nearby University
Leibniz University of Hanover, location Herrenhausen, 10 minutes’ walk

Nearby Tram
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.

Culture Round the Corner
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).

Medical Practitioners
Refer to Google Map with doctors close to the student house.




Studentenwerk Hannover
Student Accommodation Dept.

Jägerstraße 5
30167 Hannover

Phone +49 511 76-88 048
Phone +49 511 76-88 029
Phone +49 511 76-88 972
Fax +49 511 76-88 949

Office hours