Student dormitories are run by the Studentenwerk Halle (a student welfare organization). Rent for a single room is around 230 €. Since the number of available rooms is limited, make sure that you send your online application for a room in time.
If you wish to find housing on your own, you can also find a shared apartment (“Wohngemeinschaft/WG”) where everyone has a room of their own. By far the most common website to find rooms for rent in shared apartments is
You can also rent an entire flat privately. It is strongly advisable to conclude a written tenancy agreement (Mietvertrag). The vast majority of adverts are genuine, but please be aware of scams and never transfer money in advance. The rent deposit must not exceed three times the monthly rent. You can check the following websites:
If the search for accommodation was not successful before arrival, staying in a backpackers’ hostel for a few days at a reasonable price is recommended. You can use the following links.