Studentenwerk Hannover

It is stated in the Lower Saxony Higher Education Act that the task of the Studentenwerk is the “economic, health, social and cultural promotion of the students”.


It serves as a public institution with around 240 employees according to the principles of common benefit and self-administration in which, of course, the students also participate.


In order to fulfill its tasks, the Studentenwerk Hannover manages:


On behalf of the Land of Lower Saxony, it is also responsible for the handling of BAföG applications.