Studentenwerk Dresden performance figures

As a public law institution (German: Anstalt des öffentlichen Rechts), Studentenwerk Dresden has to strike a balance every year. The following performance figures show how the year 2022 looked from a statistical perspective for Studentenwerk Dresden as a company.

The total number of students served by the Studentenwerk Dresden was 40,500, a slightly lower level to the previous year (2021: 41,400). The number of staff employed by the Studentenwerk fell again to 526 (2021: 559).

Student Dining Services

In the Student Dining Services Division, there was a significant growth in sales compared to the previous year. Total sales in 2022 were €8.69 million (2021: €4.0 million). Revenues in the dining halls totaled €6.63 million (2021: €3.17 million) and in the cafeterias, revenues in 2022 were €2.06 million (2021: €0.83 million).

Student Financing

A total of 9,607 BAföG applications were processed in the Student Financing division in 2022 (2021: 8,955). The number of applications has thus risen again for the first time, although the total amount of funding disbursed has fallen slightly to €48.8 million (2021: €49.5 million). The funding ratio of students served was 16.5%, as in the previous year.

Student Housing

A total of 6,633 dormitory places were available in the Studentenwerk's 40 dormitories in Dresden, Tharandt, Zittau and Görlitz. In 2022 as a whole, rental income of around €18.9 million was generated (2021: €17.9 million).

Counseling and Social Affairs

In the area of social counseling, including telephone and e-mail counseling, there was significantly more demand than in the previous year, with around 2,096 counseling sessions (2021: 1,799).

The number of student legal consultations was lower than the year before at 633 (2021: 735).

In the Psychosocial Counseling Center, the number of contacts increased again in 2022 to a total of 6,692 (2021: 5,945).

The number of childcare spaces available at daycare centers was unchanged at 240.

Student Culture

A total of €67,639 in funding was used in the culture department. Funding was provided to 7 artistic groups and 7 student clubs.

Studentenwerk Dresden: Performance figures 2020 2021 2022
Responsible for students (1. Winterterm) 42,300 41,400 40,500
Income from Studentenwerk fees (in million €) 7.0 7.0 6.9
Employees as of 31.12. 594 559 526
Personnel costs (in million €) 23.0 22.5 22.1

Student Dining Services

Full canteens (with kitchen) 12 12 12
Distribution canteens (no kitchen) 7 7 7
Independent cafeterias 4 4 4
Turnover from canteens (in million €) 4.74 3.17 6.63
Turnover from cafeterias (in million €) 1.34 0.83 2.06

Student Financing

Number of BAföG applications processed 9,266 8,955 9,607
Payments 6,704 6,930 6,749
Grants disbursed (in million €) 46.3 49.5 48.8
Funding rate of supervised students (%) 15.9 16.5 16.5

Student Housing

Student residence halls 40 40 40
In Dresden and Tharandt / Zittau / Görlitz 32 / 7 / 1 32 / 7 / 1 32 / 7 / 1
Spots in student residence halls 6,648 6,633 6,633
Rental income from students (in million € 17.5 17.9 18.9

Culture

Supported student clubs 4 5 7
Supported artistic groups 5 6 7
Total funds spend on promotion of culture (in €) 106,986 88,164 67,639

Social Affairs

Loans to students (in €) 23,910 4,800 18,740
Awarded expectant mother aid programs / amount granted (in €) 48 / 9,500 43 / 8,500 31 / 6,000
Psychosocial Counseling Center (number of contacts) 4,851 5,945 6,692
Daycare spots (own / external) 240 / 10 240 / 10 240 / 10
Legal counseling sessions 985 735 633
Social counseling sessions 2,441 1,799 2,096