About the Guest House

Welcome to Georg-Forster-Haus, the international guest house of Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg and the German National Academy of Sciences – Leopoldina.
The Georg-Forster-Haus offers comfortable accommodations for international scientists who want to spend a period of research in Halle at the university as well as the possibility for intercultural and scientific exchange.

Our guest house is located in Halle’s city center. It is only a few minutes away from several university departments, the university place, the university and state library, the Leopoldina,

and of course numerous cultural and leisure facilities such as the theatre, the opera and restaurants.


  • 19 furnished apartments, including a barrier-free 2-room-unit
  • Apartment sizes: 1-3 person apartments, 25-65 m²
  • Common kitchen
  • Laundrette (3 washing machines, 3 dryers)
  • Bed linen & towels, including laundry service every 2 weeks
  • Phone for internal university calls
  • Free WiFi / LAN via the university network or via eduroam
  • Internet in apartments and common rooms via the university network
  • 5 parking spaces
  • Common room with kitchenette, music and reading room with piano, seminar room
  • No pets allowed
  • Payment methods: Payment by bank transfer or in exceptional cases in cash


Contact person
Dipl. Ing. Ms Petra Lohse

Internationales Begegnungszentrum
Emil-Abderhalden-Straße 7a
06108 Halle

Phone: +49 (0)345 55 28350

Website: www.ibz.uni-halle.de/

Opening hours
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 10 a.m.
and by arrangement

Monday – Thursday 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., Friday 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. | Departure on weekends, public holidays and outside of our office hours not possible | Arrival outside of our office hours possible with key safe



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