From simple rooms to sophisticated apartments, Clausthal-Zellerfeld has something for everybody, whether you live alone, with roommates, or with family members. On top of this, rents are highly affordable. 

Unlike many major cities, Clausthal-Zellerfeld has an ample supply of affordable housing, both in dormitories operated by the student union and on the private housing market.

In Clausthal, almost every apartment is “centrally located.” Most typical daily journeys (e.g. from the dorms to the classrooms or the dining hall) take just five minutes on foot. Even from the apartments at the edge of town, it is no more than a 20-minute walk (or 5-minute bike ride) to the center of Clausthal. Clausthal’s many swimming lakes are also within easy reach, as are the entry points for cross-country skiing trails and mountain biking trails in the woods.

Student dormitories

In Clausthal there is space available for more than 1,250 students in the dormitories run by Studierendenwerk, making it easy for students to find suitable housing without long waiting times. The Studierendenwerk website has an overview of all of the dormitories it operates, including pictures, information about the sizes of rooms and apartments, their prices, and their locations in Clausthal-Zellerfeld. There is also contact information and a page where you can apply for a spot in a dormitory directly online.

Private rentals

Rents in Clausthal-Zellerfeld are generally considerably lower than in major cities. Many 2-room apartments are rented at prices not much higher than the cost of an apartment in a dormitory. The usual apartment listing websites offer a large number of attractive listings in Clausthal-Zellerfeld.