One advantage of Rottenburg as a location is that the rent for student rooms in Rottenburg's halls of residence is more favourable than in larger university locations.

Applications for a room in a hall of residence in Rottenburg must be submitted online to the Studierendenwerk Tübingen-Hohenheim (Stuwe).

Applications for the winter semester arepossible from 1 April of each year, and applications for the summer semester from 1 October of the previous year.