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Best Student Accommodation: Shared Apartments & Rooms for Rent in Berlin.


Frequently Asked Questions: Shared Rental Accommodation for Students in Berlin

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Berlin is one of the most diverse places on earth and is home to a large number of art galleries, museums, and universities. The work-life balance, high salary, and education opportunities make Berlin an attractive city. The city also has an impressive culinary culture, diverse music scenes, and flourishing nightlife. One reason to live here might be its role as a cultural melting pot on Europe's doorstep which makes it easy for people from all over the world to come together without any language barriers.

There is no shortage of options, but with the city's ever-growing population and limited housing, it can seem like a daunting task to find your perfect apartment. Luckily, Urban Ground has made it easy for you by scoping out the best neighborhoods in Berlin. We currently have hundreds of properties across Berlin that are managed and exclusively operated by Urban Ground GmbH.

You can easily find and rent a shared apartment in Berlin through Urban Ground. You may use our virtual apartment tours to see everything. You can pick your apartment, upload documents, sign the contract, and make payments - all online.

The cost of renting shared apartments in Germany depends on various factors, including the city, neighborhood, size of the room, and the number of roommates. On average, you can expect to pay anywhere from €624 per month for a fully furnished shared apartment.

In Germany, a shared apartment is commonly referred to as a 'Wohngemeinschaft' or 'WG' for short. It is a popular housing arrangement, especially in urban areas like Berlin, where multiple people share a single apartment, often with their private bedrooms while sharing common areas like the kitchen and bathroom.

You can find student housing in Berlin through Urban Ground. Skip the grueling task of property hunting. Our 360-degree virtual apartment tours guide you through every corner. Our entire renting process happens online: select your desired apartment, upload your documents, sign the contract, make the advance payment, and claim your apartment.

No, student housing is not free in Germany. Students are responsible for covering their living expenses, including housing. You can find your student housing in Berlin through Urban Ground

It is no secret that rental brokerages are on the higher sides in Berlin. High commission and brokerage can disrupt your whole moving-out budget. We at Urban Ground understand this and don’t charge any rental commission or brokerage. We are not agents or aggregators and all the properties listed on the website are exclusively managed by us.

Typically landlords and agents in Berlin ask for SCHUFA (German financial credit history) from the tenants. This makes it difficult for a first-time expat to rent a long-term apartment in Berlin. Urban Ground has a solution for this, we accept non-German financial history. You can book your apartment for rent in Berlin through Urban Ground without a German credit history.

You can rent an apartment in Berlin online through Urban Ground. Property hunting is a grueling task, save yourself from all the physical labor. We provide a 360-degree virtual tour of the apartments that guides you through the entire apartment from start to finish. Our whole renting process is online. Choose the apartment you like, upload the documents, sign the contract, pay in advance and the apartment is yours.

Cold rent includes just the basic rent of the apartments in Berlin, it doesn’t include any extra cost. Warm rent includes the basic rent of the apartment and utility costs. Utility costs include hot water, cold water, heating, waste disposal, recycling, trash pick up, snow removal, common area electricity, elevator, concierge (if any) and other such costs.

German tenancy laws allow foreigners to rent an apartment in Berlin. There is certain documentation and paperwork that is required that can vary from landlord to landlord. This paperwork can get a little hectic and tricky for first-time renters. Urban Ground has digitized the whole rental process to make it easier for foreigners to get an apartment for rent in Berlin.

Berlin is one of the friendliest cities in Germany, or even in Europe. The people from Berlin are known for their hospitality and love for life- it's a very social city with a thriving cultural scene that offers something for everyone. It can bring many benefits, such as being more accepted by society, being able to better relate with others, and having a more fulfilling social life.

None of the universities in Germany provide housing, dormitories or hostels for students. So, most students prefer independent housing. Since apartments are slightly expensive, they tend to stay in shared apartments (WG). You can rent studio apartments or shared apartments in Berlin ideal for students through Urban Ground.

Studio apartments will generally have a single room, open kitchen and bathroom with premium fittings. Rent studios in Berlin with fitted modular kitchens, wardrobes, sofa, bed, washing machines, refrigerators, and other necessary equipment pre-installed.

Discount is applicable only for online booking and on the first month's rent.

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