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Hi there, I have an admission for "international Studienkolleg" in Paderborn and looking for a flat or preferably a WG there. The course in college will begin in November 2th and unfortunately still I didn't find any any. :(

Any help would be appreciate
asked Oct 19, 2017 in Home & Living by Mnm (120 points)

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Hello Mnm,

first of all, welcome to our community!

It's a well known problem to find a room in big cities in Germany - especially if there is a university with lots of students looking for small and affordable accommodation.

You probably already know the usual ways to search for a room, right? Unfortunately we can't do much more than providing general information about how to find a room.

You can try the following websites. Some of them are in German, but it should be easy to understand:

https://www.studenten-wg.de/angebote_lesen.html?PHPSESSID=98f67c0a16de32f70c70558edbc9c68b&preismode=&newsort=&stadt=Paderborn&fuer=Zimmer+in+WG&mietart=egal&mbsuche=Frauen+oder+M%E4nner

https://www.wohngemeinschaft.de/wg/paderborn

http://www.wg-gesucht.de/en/wg-zimmer-in-Paderborn.103.0.0.0.html?offer_filter=1&sort_column=&sort_order=&noDeact=&autocompinp=Paderborn+(Nordrhein-Westfalen)&country_code=de&city_name=Paderborn&city_id=103&category=0&rent_type=0&sMin=&rMax=&dFr=&hidden_dFrDe=&dTo=&hidden_dToDe=&radLat=&radLng=&radAdd=&radDis=0&wgFla=0&wgSea=0&wgSmo=0&wgAge=&wgMnF=0&wgMxT=0&sin=0&exc=0&rmMin=0&rmMax=0&pet=0&fur=0

I already set the filter to "Paderborn", but you can adjust them to your needs of course.

If you contact WGs it's always a good idea to send a short self-description along with it. That way they can get a better impression of who you are and it increases your chances to get invited to an interview. When I was looking for a room that definitely helped me to stand out from the others in comparison to an impersonal mass mail.

Another cool project that you can try out is "Wir heißen Flüchtlinge willkommen":

http://www.fluechtlinge-willkommen.de/en/#close

You can sign up and if you are lucky they will match you with a WG offer in Paderborn.

Good luck with your search and best regards,
Thorgen
answered Oct 20, 2017 by Thor (43,890 points)
Hi Thorgen, thanks for your helpful tips.

Actually I tried all websites that you mentioned but no success! I tried also "Fluchtlinge-willkommen" but since there are a lot of request no chance to find for now, at least not for this year! But anyhow thank for your comment.

Regards
Mohsen
Hi Mohsen - I'm sorry to hear that. Still I wish you best of luck for your search
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