Office for International Students
Neidenburger Str. 43
Mo - Fr: 8.30 am - 12.00 am
in the time of semester break
Mo - Fr: 10.00 am - 12.00 am
Sangpil Hwang, E-Mail:
Marika Ratajczak, E-Mail:
Jennifer Bayne, E-Mail:
facebook-group of the students:
Internationale Studies of WH
Exchange Students who study in Gelsenkirchen or Recklinghausen normally live in one of our students hostels.
Hostel "Wodanstraße”, Wodanstraße 7a-f, 45891 Gelsenkirchen
The village is comprised of several houses each containing 2, 3 or 4-room apartments. It is situated in the part of town Gelsenkirchen-Erle in a very central position with local amenities only approx. 300m away. You will get the keys of your room from your tutor. There are also washing-machines and dryers within the student village. The rooms are furnished with bed, cupboard and desk. All rooms have Internet access.
Residence "Düppelstraße”, Düppelstr. 12, 45897 Gelsenkirchen
There are two double and five single rooms. There are several bath rooms and a big kitchen. The residence is 10 minutes away from the Westfälische Hochschule Gelsenkirchen.
The total rent per room is approx. 1.500,00 € per semester, the exact cost of the rent will be announced to you after your arrival. You do not have to pay a deposit. The rent has to be paid in two parts by 1st March and by 1st June for the spring term, by 1st September and 1st December for the autumn term.
The owner of the rooms is
Unfortunately there is no university residence at our campus in Bocholt. Accomodation will be provided usually in private houses.