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International Guesthouse

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The International Guesthouse in the borough of Endenich is a modern, inviting residential building, a meeting place for researchers from all over the world and may soon become your "home away from home".

Important to know: Owner, operator and lessor of the apartments is the Studierendenwerk Bonn. However, reservations can be made solely through the Welcome Center for International Researchers at the University of Bonn.


The International Guesthouse has five different apartment types on offer:

  • Type A: 1-room apartments
  • Type B: Duplex apartments
  • Type C: Large 1-room apartments
  • Type D: 1 room in a shared apartment 
  • Type E: 2-room apartments (with a sleeping room and living area)

Here you can find an overview of all apartments (PDF) with details of living space, number of beds and flat rate rent.

Each apartment is conveniently furnished and comprises the following basic equipment:

  • Kitchenette including refrigerator and stove
  • Modern bathroom with shower and lavatory
  • Bed or sleeper (depending on apartment type, see overview)
  • Desk, chair, armchair, wardrobe and sufficient shelf space
  • Internet connection (LAN)

On the first floor, the in-house service staff (English-speaking) will be pleased to answer all questions concerning your apartment. On the second floor, a common room will facilitate exchange with fellow housemates.

Furthermore, the International Guesthouse offers:

  • Parking garage (also accessible for bicycles)
  • Washing machines and dryers (for a small fee)

Please note that the International Guesthouse does not have WiFi. We recommend to bring along a LAN cable.


The International Guesthouse is located along the edge of a natural reserve in the borough of Endenich. A variety of shops as well as the "culture mile" Endenich with restaurants, a cinema and an improvisational theatre are within walking distance.

You are also within walking distance of the Endenich Campus, the Argelander Institute of Astronomy as well as the Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy. The Poppelsdorf Campus and the City Campus are quickly reached by bus or bicycle.

Here you can find a location map.


The International Guesthouse is owned and operated by the Studierendenwerk Bonn, but the University of Bonn has exclusive reservation rights. Therefore, reservations can be made solely through the Welcome Center for International Researchers at the University of Bonn. The actual rental contract is concluded with the Studierendenwerk Bonn.

Please note:

  • The minimum rental period is 1 month, the maximum rental period is 12 months
  • Regardless of the actual move-in date, the rent is always due for full months
  • Reservation requests must be made at least 1 month in advance

Please carefully read the following documents before making a reservation request:

Reservation requests can be made online:


University of Bonn
International Office
Welcome Center for International Researchers
Ms Bärbel Heurich
Phone: +49 228 73-7831
Email: [Email protection active, please enable JavaScript.]

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Exterior View

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Front view of the International Guesthouse
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The International Guesthouse and a glimpse of the green environment
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Interior View

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Each apartment is equipped with a kitchenette
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Duplex apartment
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2 room apartment
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Bathroom in an accessible apartment
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Common room on 2nd floor
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Service office on 1st floor
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