City Information

Welcome to Dresden

Dresden is known for its baroque pituresque old town, the many theatres, art exhibitions and other cultural institutions. In addition to the Frauenkirche and the Semper Opera House the state capital of Saxony has much more to offer. In recent years many of the world's leading companies and research institutions have settled in one of Germany's most dynamic economic regions. Tourism also plays an important economic role. On the one hand this ensures that Dresden's economy continues to grow, on the other hand they make it attractive for highly qualified specialists. And they like to come - after all Dresden has a high quality of life to offer: low living costs, an attractive natural landscape in the Elbe Valley, a very good infrastructure and numerous leisure opportunities ranging from shopping and gastronomy to sports and culture.

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Academics Welcome to the Dresden School of Management! Study internationally, familiar and innovative.

Subject area


International Hotel Management (B.A.)

Are you dreaming of a career in International Hotel Management? Are you a communicative kind of person? Then our study programme fits...

International Business & Leadership (M.A.)

Leadership is your thing? The internationally oriented Master's degree provides you with all the skills you need for corporate...

Hospitality Management & Leadership (M.A.)

You are communicative, service-oriented and you see yourself working in international economics? Then, this study programm is what you...


Dresden is a particularly attractive place to study because of its low cost of living. Apartments, flat-sharing communities or dormitories are easy to find and affordable.

  • The easiest place to stay is in one of the private student halls of residence. Most of them are located close to the SRH Dresden School of Management and also close to the student quarter called Dresden Neustadt. The rooms or apartments are usually fully equipped and the rent includes costs for electricity, water and Wi-Fi.
  • Another option is to live in a shared apartment (called WG). Most of the shared apartment-rooms are relatively cheap and usually very familiar. Old-established flat-sharing residents can give the newcomers valuable insider tips for living and learning in Dresden, especially at the beginning.  Shared rooms can be furnished by your own and but common rooms such as kitchen and bathroom, are usually already equipped.
  • If you prefer to live alone you can also rent your own apartment. Depending on location and size all price categories are represented in Dresden. It should be noted that the apartments are usually rented out empty and therefore acquisition costs for furniture etc. must be taken into account.

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Student Life

A Modern and historic city at the same

The Dresden School of Management is located in Dresden - a city of the future. With just over half a million inhabitants, it is the capital of the German state of Saxony. It is located in the south of Germany - about 2 hours of Berlin. The modern city looks back on a history of more than 800 years and thus combines baroque old buildings with modern architecture in a charming way. The Dresden Zwinger and the Frauenkirche are among the most famous architectural monuments of Germany. Dresden offers students a wide range of cultural experiences - there is a colourful variety of museums, theatres, galleries and cultural centres. 

With top-rated universities, a thriving technology branch and a strong tourism & hospitality industry, Dresden is knows as a City of science and research, both attracting foreign direct investment and international students. So our city is one of the largest university and college cities in Germany. Currently almost 45,000 students from all over the world study here. Dresden is one of the TOP-10 cities in the "European Cities and Regions of the Future 2020/21" ranking and was named one of the leading cities in the "Best Large City for Human Capital & Lifestyle" category by London's FDi Magazine in its. Studying and living in Dresden is very comfortable so: with cheap accommodation, several libraries and numerous copy shops. 

Many options in your freetime

But the city also offers many amenities outside of your studies. As a big city with many leisure activities and sights Dresden is nevertheless manageable and simply beautiful. Numerous parks and the greenery of the banks of the Elbe make the cityscape even more gorgeous and invite you to relax, stroll and do sports. If you like it colourful and varied you should visit the Dresden Neustadt. There are numerous pubs, cafés, bars, clubs, small shops and galleries.Centrally located in Germany the city is also a good starting point to get to know the country in all its facets.

Students at the Dresden School of Management also enjoy the many sporting opportunities offered by the beautiful state capital during their studies. The world-famous Elbsandsteingebirge with the Nationalpark Sächsische Schweiz are among the most spectacular landscapes in Europe - an ideal destination for nature lovers, hikers or climbers.  We also recommend for all bicycle enthusiasts to explore Dresden via its very well developed bicycle path network, e.g. on the beautiful Elberadweg.

Studying at the Dresden School of Management combines an international & cosmopolitan environment on campus with a wide range of cultural and sportive activities in your free time - and thus creates a high quality of life.