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Getting to Kassel and Witzenhausen

To get to Kassel or Witzenhausen you can go by plane to Frankfurt, Hannover or Paderborn. In case you are you are flying into a different airport than those mentioned above or are unsure how you can get from the airport to Kassel, check the Deutsche Bahn homepage, the homepage of an intercity bus company, or the homepage of your airport.
Remember, from the airport take a train in the direction of Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe or a bus to Kassel.
Also, be sure to exchange some money at the airport. You will need cash to buy any bus or tram tickets.

How do I get to the Studentenwerk?

If you are renting a room from the Studentenwerk, you should go there as soon as you get into Kassel or Witzenhausen. Please try to arrange your arrival time in Kassel or Witzenhausen according to our our office hours. Only in exceptionaln cases, e.g. if your flight was delayed, your room keys can be handed over outside of our office hours. In these special cases we offer an "Incoming Service", but you will have to pay an extra fee. Please inform us as soon as possible about your time of arrival. Make sure to let us know if you need the Incoming Service. Staff of the Studentenwerk will bring you and your luggage to your new apartment.

Kassel:
Studentenwerk Kassel
Studentisches Wohnen
Phone
++49 561 804-2552
Adress Campus Center, Moritzstraße 18, 34127 Kassel
Location Campus Center/ Campus Holländischer Platz

From the Holländischer Platz stop: Once you got off the tram, walk towards campus crossing the street by the traffic lights. Follow the "Diagonale" along campus.When you arrive at the Zentralmensa, you will see a modern building to your left, the Campus Center. Take the stairs or the escalator to the third floor. Here our friendly staff will welcome you at the i-punkt (information point).


Witzenhausen:
Studentenwerk Kassel
Harald Mentz
Phone
++49 5542 981-260
Adress Stubenstraße 20, 37213 Witzenhausen
Location

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Accommodation

In case you arrive in Kassel or Witzenhausen and do not have any accommodation yet, or if you arrive on a weekend or after the Studentenwerk is already closed, there are some places where you can stay, for example at a local youth hostel.

Jugendherberge Kassel
contact person for international students: Frau Hartmann-Schwedes
Phone
+49 561 776455
E-Mail Kassel((at))djh-hessen.de
Adress Schenkendorfstraße 18, Kassel

futher options:

Mitwohnzentrale - Wohnen auf Zeit
Phone +49 561 774951
(you have to pay a commission between 25 and 100% of the net rent (rent excluding service charges))

"Schlafen bei Thiele"
special offers for students
Phone +49 1577 5912134
Adress Jägerstraße 8

"Haus Lengen"
Phone +49 561 16801
Adress Erzbergerstraße 23-25


websites:

www.bedandbreakfast.de

www.beckerwelt.de


A complete list of hotels in Kassel is available at  www.kassel-tourist.de

Where you can stay over night in Witzenhausen:
Tourist Information Witzenhausen: tourist-information((at))witzenhausen.de
Jugendherberge: jubiludwigstein((at))t-online.de
Lindenhaus: sascha.schaedel((at))werraland-wfb.de