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International Quarter

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

Dorotheenstraße 5, 30419 Hannover

The International Quarter is a new building on the grounds of Dorotheenstraße 5 A, 5 B and 7 and will be occupied for the first time in winter semester 2019/2020.
There is a large event room on the ground floor offering the house community means for togetherness. Here, students of all Hanoverian universities can celebrate parties, spend film evenings, watch big sporting events or even learn together. A good meeting place for those who want to make friends during their studies.
There are 68 single apartments in the four upper floors, four of which are accessible for wheelchairs and another four barrier-free. All apartments are fully furnished.
The Internet is included in the rent.

For the International Quarter, a permit for subsidized housing "B-Schein" Housing Vouchers must be presented.

Further information is available from
Stadt Hannover – Fachbereich Stadterneuerung und Wohnen
(City of Hannover - Department of Urban Renewal and Housing)
Housing supply, housing agency and permits for subsidized housing
Sallstrasse 16, 30171 Hanover
Phone (05 11) 1 68-4 38 58

Places available, Rent

Number   Kind   Size   Rent
68   single apartments   approx. 18,23–26,47 m2   350,00 €


Event room, kitchen, study room, parking, bicycle storage, barbecue area, table tennis, petanque, lift, laundry- and drying room


Die jeweilige Hausleitung ist für Sie Ansprechpartnerin bei allen Formalitäten, Fragen und Problemen rund um das Wohnen im Wohnhaus des Studentenwerks. Bitte beachten: Die Vergabe der Wohnhausplätze erfolgt ausschließlich über die Wohnhausverwaltung in der Geschäftsstelle, nicht über die einzelnen Hausleitungen! 

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

Tanja Nowack, Suada Muratovic
Phone (05 11) 76-88 705
Fax (05 11) 76-88 805
Office hours
Mon, Wed, Fri 9:00–11:00 h
Tue 13:30–15:00 h
Office: Dorotheenstraße 5 B, ground floor

Stephan Sandner
Ralf Woestendiek
Phone (05 11) 76-88 707

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

Jun Zhao | Miriam Riemann, StwH

"Hi, my name is Jun Zhao. I'm from China and I'm studying Electronics and Information Science at the 'Hochschule Hannover'. Since March 2015 I have been one of the two international tutors in the Dorotheenstraße student accommodation. If you have any questions about your new life in student accommodation or about studying and living in Hanover, I will be there for you. You can reach me by e-mail or during my consultation hours. I speak Chinese, my native language, as well as German and English.
On a regular basis, I offer to you cultural events such as going to the cinema or to concerts, day’s excursions in or around Hanover, and more. I'm looking forward to meeting you and having fun together.
Please check my notices on the bulletin boards!"

Jun Zhao
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 www.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