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Student Life at ESB Business School

Where will I live, how will I get by financially, and who will help me get started at ESB Business School?

Here you’ll find the most important tips and contact points, get insights into campus life and the ESB Student Network, and receive information about Reutlingen and the region.


Student housing, an apartment or a flat-share? You are sure to find the right home in Reutlingen!

Money matters

Part-time work, student allowance or student loan? Find out about various ways to finance your studies.

Living in Reutlingen

Whether you are looking forward to your own four walls, the community of a shared apartment or a dormitory room on campus, all options are open to you for living in and around Reutlingen.

Many housing options are passed down from generation to generation among ESB students. Despite the changes between lecture, study abroad and internship semesters, it is no problem to always find the right place to stay.

Residence halls

Directly on campus or in the immediate vicinity of the university - with a dormitory room, you can get from bed to lecture hall in record time. In addition to the houses of the Studierendenwerk Tübingen-Hohenheim and the GWG Reutlingen, there are also some private offers. 

You can find an overview of all dormitories in Reutlingen here. 

Room and apartment search portal

You prefer to live within your own four walls? In the room and apartment search portal of Reutlingen University you will find offers in different sizes and price ranges.

Go to the room and apartment search portal of Reutlingen University.

In addition, you will find numerous apartment and shared apartment offers in and around Reutlingen in the local daily newspaper as well as the usual online portals.

Money matters

The decision to study is an investment in your own career. To help you finance it well, we present the most important options.


The Federal Training Assistance Act (BAföG) has been providing state financial support for studying for over 40 years. The contact for BAföG at Reutlingen University is the Studierendenwerk Tübingen-Hohenheim.

All information about BAföG.


Scholarships for gifted students, private foundations or support programs for specific target groups are just a few of the many scholarship opportunities. The range of funding amounts and eligibility criteria is wide, so it is worthwhile to conduct detailed research.

More information on scholarship opportunities for students at Reutlingen University.

Part time jobs

Many ESB Business School students have mini-jobs or work as student trainees in our company network. In addition, there are also numerous job offers in and around Reutlingen.

Go to the job portal Jobteaser of ESB Business School.

Go to the job portal Jobteaser of Reutlingen University.

Student loans and student grants

Many banks and savings banks offer loans specifically for student financing. However, when examining the offers, a close look is called for.

One reputable provider is the development bank Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW).

Here you will find information on the KfW student loan.

Parties, projects, internships: ESB around the World!

Reutlingen University

ESB Business School is one of the faculties at the state-administered Reutlingen University You will find all important institutions on our green campus, within walking distance of the city centre.

Between Stuttgart and the Swabian Jura

Studying in Reutlingen also means experiencing the charm of the old town, a lively cultural and pub scene, the Swabian Jura hills and the metropolis of Stuttgart just up the road. In and around Reutlingen there are many global players and hidden champions in industry, plenty of green, open spaces - and urban city life.




ESB in 360

Virtual Tour

Want to discover the campus from all sides? Want to see behind closed doors? Come with us on the 360° tour!



ESB Student Network

Planning parties, solving problems

The ESB Student Network is all about life outside of lectures. In numerous projects, our students actively shape everyday life at ESB Business School and pass on the ESB spirit from generation to generation.

[Translate to English:] ESB Student Network

[Translate to English:]

Das ESB Student Network ist der direkte Draht zwischen Studierenden und Fakultätsvorstand.  Es stimmt sich regelmäßig mit dem Vorstand der ESB Business School ab, gibt Rückmeldungen zur aktuellen Situation der Studierendenschaft und macht Verbesserungsvorschläge.

Neben gemeinsamen Projekten und Partys leisten die Unterorganisationen des ESB Student Network auch in ihren Studiengängen einen wichtigen Beitrag, zum Beispiel bei der Integration neuer Studierender oder durch besondere Unterstützung für internationale Studierende.

Einblicke in die Arbeit des ESB Student Network sowie das studentische Leben an der ESB Business School gibt es auf den oben verlinkten Social-Media-Kanälen der Studierendenorganisationen.

Student initiatives

From Student Consulting to NMUN

Advising companies, cycling for a good cause or travelling to the United Nations in New York: The student initiatives at ESB Business School are the ESB spirit made manifest and teach important extracurricular skills. And above all, they are fun!

Studentische Initiativen

Studentische Initiativen

Unsere Studierenden leben den ESB Spirit, sei es bei der Organisation des ESB Wirtschaftsforums, in eigenen Consultingprojekten oder als Botschafterinnen und Botschafter bei National Model United Nations (NMUN). Hier finden Sie einen Überblick und Links zu den wichtigsten studentischen Initiativen an der ESB Business School.

Welcome to Baden-Württemberg

Welcome to the “Ländle”! Here in Reutlingen you’ll be studying in one of Europe's strongest industrial regions, ideally located between the Black Forest and Lake Constance in the four-country corner of Germany - France - Austria - Switzerland.

Ein Bild von Metropolregion Stuttgart

Stuttgart metropolitan area

Ein Bild von Marienkirche Reutlingen

The Church of St. Mary, Reutlingen

Ein Bild von Schloss Lichtenstein

Lichtenstein Castle

Ein Bild von Stuttgarter Fernsehturm

Stuttgart TV tower

Ein Bild von Innenstadt Reutlingen

Reutlingen city centre

Ein Bild von Burg Hohenzollern

Hohenzollern Castle

Ein Bild von Bodensee

Lake Constance

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