Living in Hof and Münchberg

Housing Office

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The Housing Office helps foreign guests to find suitable furnished accommodations in Hof or Münchberg. If you are coming from abroad to study or work here and need help in finding accommodations, please do not hesitate to contact us!

The Student Services Organisation (SWO) is our main provider of student housing. They run dormitories in Hof and in Münchberg as well.

Besides the SWO you also can rent single rooms or shared flats on the private market. We also have a limited number of double rooms for students. The double rooms are the cheapest way to live in Hof.

It is advisable to search for an accommodation well in advance of your arrival!

Here you can find some general information about Housing.

Rooms of the Student Services Organisation (SWO)

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The Student Service Organisation (SWO) runs two dormitories in Hof and one in Münchberg.

Dormitories in Hof

Dormitory in Münchberg

Dormitory "Am Saalepark" in Hof

The dormitory consists of 11 buildings with 227 rooms in shared flats for 3 or 4 students or in single apartments. German and international students live under the same roof.

  • The rent is 240 - 245 euro per month, including all costs like electricity, water, heating and internet access. Security deposit: ca. 370 euro.
  • The size of the rooms is about 10-18 m² and they have a small balcony. Each room has a private bathroom with a toilet, a shower and a wash basin. The rooms are furnished and can be locked.
  • In the kitchen, there is a table with chairs, a cupboard, a fridge and a stove with 4 hotplates and an oven.
  • In each room, there is cable internet connection but no telephone or TV. You can use your own router for more than one device. You also might need your own internet cable.
  • Washing machines and tumble dryers are coin-operated.
  • Rooms and kitchens have to be cleaned by the students.
  • You should bring your own kitchen items, bed linen, blanket, pillow and towels with you.
  • It is a 5 minutes’ walk from the dorm to the town center; there is a direct bus connection to the campus; there is a supermarket next-door

Dormitory "Am Eichelberg"

This residence hall provides comfortable single rooms with shared kitchens and all-inclusive-apartments with bathroom and kitchenette for altogether 100 students. The modern student residence hall was opened in March 2018 and is only a few steps away from the university.

All rooms have a private bathroom with shower, toilet and washbasin. Your room will either have a little kitchenette or you will share the kitchen with 2 other students. Each room can be locked. You will have a single bed with mattress, a wardrobe, a desk and a chair.

You will need your own kitchen utensils and bedding, such as a shower curtain.

The dormitory can be reached by bus from the railway station and from the center of Hof. You can walk to the university, you can reach the campus within 5 minutes!  Also, the campus sport facilities are nearby. The next supermarket can be reached by bus within 10 minutes.

The monthly rental is 308 Euro, the security deposit is about 420 Euro. The rent includes water, electricity, heating and internet as well.

Dormitory "Haus Waldstein" in Münchberg

The dormitory has 38 rooms in shared living units for 4 students or in single apartments. German and international students live under the same roof.

  • The rent is 150-160 euro per month, including all costs like electricity, water, heating. Security deposit: 240 euro.
  • Each living unit has one shared bathroom and kitchen for 3- 4 students.
  • We cannot guarantee, that you will be accommodated in a unisex living unit. ShouId it be a problem for you to share one bathroom with a tenant of the other gender, please inform us in advance!
  • The size of the rooms is about 10-12 m². The rooms are furnished and can be locked.
  • In the kitchen, there is a table with chairs, a cupboard, a fridge and a stove with 4 hotplates and an oven.
  • Internet is not included in the rent, the tenants have to organize it and share the costs of the internet.
  • Washing machines and tumble dryers are coin-operated.
  • Rooms and kitchens have to be cleaned by the students.
  • You should bring your own kitchen items, bed linen, blanket, pillow and towel with you.
  • It is a 5 minutes’ walk to the town center, and a 15 minutes´ walk to the campus. Ther is a supermarket next-door.

Private flats in Hof and in Münchberg

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Besides the dormitories of the Student Services Organization we can also offer a great many rooms from other providers such as the "Baugenossenschaft" also called "BG" and other private landlords.

Furnished rooms in BG flats, private flat sharing, private dormitories and private apartement

The Baugenossenschaft (BG) is a building cooperative that offers some furnished flats for 2 students each with two separate single rooms. All our BG flats have direct bus connection to the campus.

We also have a wide range of private shared flats for 2-3 or even more students all over Hof. In a shared flat you will have a single room and you share the bathroom and the kitchen with the other tenants. Some shared flat also have double rooms. Both in Hof and in Münchberg, there are private dormitory room offers as well. We also have a very limited number of furnished flats for only 1 person.

  • The kitchen provides you generally some basic kitchen utensils but you should bring a complete bedding and towel with you.
  • In a shared flat, the rent is ca. 200-330 Euro per month per person excluding all costs for energy.
  • Double rooms are hard to get, but they cost generally less than 200 Euros
  • The price for a single apartment ca. 300-500 Euro per month
  • The rent varies from flat to flat. The security deposit amounts usually 2 monthly rents.
  • You will get an individual offer from the Housing Office with exact details.

 Borbala Thurnay | University of Applied Science Hof

Borbala Thurnay

Facility Management
Housing Office

Hochschule Hof
Alfons-Goppel-Platz 1
95028 Hof

Room: A 018
Phone +49 (0) 9281 / 409 3177
Fax: +49 (0) 9281 / 409 55 3177
E-Mail: housinghof-university.LÖSCHEN.de

 

Campuses

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Campus Hof

Alfons-Goppel-Platz-1
95028 Hof

Campus Münchberg

Kulmbacher Str. 76
95213 Münchberg