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Osnabrück University Guest House

Gästehaus der Universität Osnabrück
Lürmannstr. 33
49076 Osnabrück

Property management:
Andrea Katz
Tel: +49 541 609090
Fax:+49 541 6090999

Opening hours:
Tue, Thur an Fri: 8:30-12:30h

Osnabrück University Guest House (Manfred Horstmann-Haus der Internationalen Begegnung), with an area of 600 square meters, has ten apartments of various sizes with a total of 25 beds.
It contains:
•    three one-bed apartments
•    one two-bed apartment
•    four three-bed apartments
•    two four-bed apartments
All apartments are equipped with a toilet and shower, cooking facilities, internet access, a telephone and TV sets. Flatware, bed linen and towels are provided by the Guest House. Washing machines are available for shared use. The apartments are cleaned weekly by domestic staff. The large garden is open to all occupants.
The first floor of the house contains an auditorium and two additional reception rooms. These rooms are conducive to promoting international exchange, and are suitable for holding meetings, conferences and receptions. We kindly ask you to note that the whole guest house is a non-smoking area.


Osnabrück University Guest House, which is open to international academics and grantees, is accommodated in a villa at Lürmannstraße 33 built by architect Gustav Majewski in 1911. The mansion, which has retained landmarked art nouveau elements, was renovated in 1995/96 by Osnabrück Student Services for use by the University, and opened as Guest House in June 1996. The purchase, renovation and conversion of the Guest House were made possible by state and federal government funding, as well as by generous donations from the City of Osnabrück, regional businesses and members of the University


The special charm of the Guest House is not only owing to its architecture, but also to its location: in addition to being just a few minutes from the city center, it is also a stone’s throw from Osnabrück’s most beautiful recreational areas.


The Senate decideded to name the Guest House after the University’s founding rector and long-time President, Professor Dr. Manfred Horstmann.

Rental rates and conditions for use of the apartments


Please send the completed application form to the Guest House office.
Gabriele Blonski
Tel. +49 541 60909-0
Fax +49 541 60909-99