Rooftop view of the city of Wuppertal and a picture of three students using laptops inside a building.


In Services by ARGE Referent O. Kroll

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To make studying successful, students and universities require a competent and reliable partner. You will find this partner in the University of Wuppertal Student Services.

Student Housing

Wuppertal Student Services provide housing for 1085 students in 16 halls of residence, all located near the University of Wuppertal. You have the choice between single apartments or a room in a shared unit for two, three, or six students. Every room has its own bathroom. All apartments or rooms have cable TV and Internet access and some can be made suitable for students with disabilities. Private accommodation is also available and listed on the website

Hochschul-Sozialwerk Wuppertal (Wuppertal Student Services)
Studentisches Wohnen (student housing)
Tel: +49 202 2438-0

Dining Facilities

Wuppertal Student Services offer a variety of meals and snacks at the following dining halls, cafeterias and snack bars:

– Residence hall building ME (central dining hall, “C@feteria”, pub)
– Library cafeteria – BZ
– Cafeteria Sport+Design – building I
– Cafeteria “ins Grüne”- building K
– Dining hall/Cafeteria, “Bistro Am Haspel
– Dining hall/Cafeteria Hochschule für Musik
– Dining hall/Cafeteria campus Freudenberg

Depending upon location, you can choose from a buffet with fish, meat and vegetarian courses with dessert, extra side dishes, food prepared at a wok or otherwise before the eyes of the diner, a salad bar, a noodle buffet, and numerous rolls, baguettes, cakes and breakfast items, etc.

A daily menu showing the complete offer can be found on our website:

Hochschul-Sozialwerk Wuppertal (Wuppertal Student Services)
Hochschulgastronomie (university catering and dining)
Tel: +49 202 439-2550

Financial Aid

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), located in Bonn, provides information on financial issues concerning all foreign students.

German Academic Exchange Service
Kennedyallee 50
53175 Bonn

Students with Children

Wuppertal Student Services offer students financial assistance for the purchase of clothing, furniture and other items needed for babies.
There is an on-campus kindergarten for children who are at least 3 years of age as well as a nursery school for younger children.

Hochschul-Sozialwerk Wuppertal (Wuppertal Student Services)
Tel: +49 202 439-3861
Tel: +49 202 439-2568

Counseling and Social Services

Support program for guidance and mentoring of foreign students living in the student residences.

  • Advice to dormitory residents about computer issues
  • Emergency funds: financial aid and loans to students faced with emergency situations through no fault of their own

Hochschul-Sozialwerk Wuppertal (Wuppertal Student Services)
Tel: +49 202 439- 2561/62

Other Services

Notarizations: Certificates and similar official documents can be notarized for a small fee.

Hochschul-Sozialwerk Wuppertal (Wuppertal Social Services)
Tel: +49 202 439-3861

Hochschul-Sozialwerk Wuppertal

Max-Horkheimer-Str. 15
42119 Wuppertal
Tel: +49 202 439-2561

Director: Ursula Dumsch