Studierendenwerk Düsseldorf

The Studierendenwerk Düsseldorf offers a wide range of services that make student life
easier. It operates the canteens on both campuses and provides additional accommodation
in several residential complexes. It’s responsible for carrying out
the BAföG Act, it issues its own student loans (DAKA) and can also help arrange
other available student loans in Germany (KfW, Bildungskredit). The Social Service helps
students overcome social, personal and money-related issues during their studies, and
the Cultural Office organises events and international exchanges.


  • General advising and support for all students
  • Advising for international students
  • Advising for student parents
  • Advising for students with a disability and/or chronic illness

Helpful Links

Social counselling:
Student finance: