KaWo 1 - The dormitory

Kastanienweg 4-6, 52074 Aachen

KaWo 1 is one of three dormitories of the Studierendenwerk Aachen on Kastanienweg in the West of Aachen. Because of its proximity to Campus Melaten and good access to all of the universities other institutions, the dormitory’s location is ideal for RWTH students.

The dorm has 450 partially furnished rooms with five occupants sharing a kitchen and bathroom.

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The Dormitory

  • 450 rooms
  • 30 (half) floors
  • 2 buildings

House Association

  • Involved in almost all services and events in the dormitory
  • Membership is 6€ per semester

Allocation Comittee

  • Decides on the allocation of rooms
  • Takes care of subleases


  • Open every Thursday from 9 p.m.
  • For rent for private parties

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