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Dear students,

During the corona pandemic, operations in the Student Service Center continue. However, we must continue to avoid direct contact. Therefore, the building is closed to the public until further notice. We are available for initial inquiries by email ( and will be happy to arrange telephone consultation appointments (Hotline + 49 (0)761 - 203 4246).

If you are interested in a stay abroad please contact us:

Further information and contact details can be found on our website.
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Living in Freiburg

Information for our Incoming ERASMUS+ Students

We would like to inform you about our current university's precautions and measures regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. You can also find answers to some of the most frequently asked questions and concerns.


You have various options for finding a room in Freiburg:

  • After registering with the online portal Mobility Online, you can apply for a room in the halls of residence.
    Overview of the halls of residence
  • You can also look for a room or flat on the open housing market. Many students let out their rooms furnished when they go abroad for a few months.


  • Health insurance: You must take out health insurance in order to matriculate at the University of Freiburg. Students from EU countries should bring their European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) or proof of insurance with them to Freiburg. Students from non-EU countries should preferably take out health insurance in Freiburg with a statutory health insurance fund. All statutory health insurance funds offer special rates for students (approx. €100/month).
  • Public liability insurance: We highly recommend taking out private public liability insurance.
  • Your semester fee includes insurance through the Student Council against some claims that can occur in direct connection with your studies. You can obtain further information from .


Once you have registered at the University of Freiburg, you can buy a Semesterticket. This is valid for one semester (October to March/April to September) and entitles you to use all the buses, city and local railways, as well as regional railways (only 2nd class) within the RVF transport district.

Freiburg students who do not have a Semesterticket can have a free “19-Uhr” card issued, which entitles them to use all the above means of RVF transport after 7 p.m. daily.

IMPORTANT: Please always take your Semesterticket / “19-Uhr” card, Unicard, up-to-date matriculation certificate and an official photo ID every time you travel!

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Further useful information from the Student Council