Frequently Asked Questions
Where can I go to get help with all things related to studying?
The Studienberatung or Student Counselling services offered on campus are a great source for answering all of your questions! They help with study programs, courses and their objectives, application and admission procedures, financing options, life in Flensburg, starting your career path, and many more.
How to get in contact with the Studienberatung:
Mo: 10:15 – 12:00 noon
Tues: 14:15 – 16:00
Thurs: 10:15 – 12:00 noon und 14:15 – 16:00
Where: Erweiterungsbau – Room EB 002
Tel.: +49 461 805 2193 (also possible to make an appointment with them)
Website: Studienberatung Website (only in German)
How can I find a place to live?
There are many different options for finding a place to live!
We recommend first applying for student housing through the Studentenwerk. The prices are very student friendly and the buildings are in centrally located!
For more info: Studentenwerk – Flensburg Website
You can also rent a room in a WG (a shared apartment) or a small apartment in Flensburg through the WG Gesucht website. Rooms in a shared apartment go for around 200 to 300 Euros per month depending on the size of the room and its location. Small apartments run anywhere from 300-600 Euros per month.
For more info: WG Gesucht Website
What is there to do in Flensburg?
Flensburg is a small city of about 90,000 inhabitants, making it the third largest town in the state of Schleswig Holstein (following the capital Kiel, and Lübeck). Flensburg is located within the German-Danish border region, therefore enabling it to be a key centre of activity for both countries. There are many activities and events within the city and always something new and interesting to try!
There are two cinemas in the city:
UCI Kinowelt shows all the hot new movies! Prices range from 5 to 8.20 Euros depending on the day of the week and time.
Kino 51 Stufen is an alternative cinema showing all different types of films. The price for students is just 3.50 Euros each!
What if I want to get out of Flensburg for the day/ weekend?
There are many opportunities to get in and out of Flensburg if you do not have a car. Hamburg, Kiel, Lübeck, Sonderborg, Aabenraa, and Aarhus, are all located within a 200km range of Flensburg and have a lot of great sights and attractions.
The Deutsche Bahn operates both regional and long-distance rail services through the Flensburg station.
The Schleswig Holstein Ticket enables you to travel as much as you want throughout Schleswig Holstein, Mecklenburg Vorpommern, and Hamburg from 9am until 3am the following day. It is limited to local rail travel, so busses and ICE/ IC trains are not included. It costs 27 Euros for the first person, costing an extra 3 Euros for each additional person with a max. of 5 persons.
Berlinlinienbus and Eurolines both run through Flensburg.
Berlinlinienbus travels to Berlin, Aarhus, Velje, and Kolding.
Eurolines travels to a number of destinations in Germany, Denmark, the Netherlands, Poland, and the UK.
Carpooling is a very popular option in Germany for cheap travel.
Mitfahrgelegenheit makes it possible to search for a number of different routes and dates, and also check out the drivers and see their ratings. Flensburg to Hamburg one way costs between 8 and 10 Euros.