Studentenwerk Dresden performance: A stable company in 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 2019 looked from a statistical perspective for Studentenwerk Dresden as a company. The results are impressive: At Studentenwerk Dresden, about 600 employees ensured smooth processes in the canteens and residence halls as well as provided competent counseling services to students.

Student Dining Services

In the Student Dining Services Division, twelve full canteens (complete with kitchen) and seven distribution canteens (no kitchen) generated sales of 10.67 million EUR (2018: 10.57 million EUR), in the cafeterias, sales of € 4.47 million were at the same level as in the previous year.

Student Financing

The Student Financing division processed 9,423 BAföG applications (2018: 10,038) and disbursed grants amounting to 41.5 million EUR in 2019 (2018: 44.1 million EUR).

Student Housing

In Studentenwerk Dresden’s 40 student residence halls in Dresden, Tharandt, Zittau, and Görlitz, the total of 6,703 places were well let to generate a rental income of around 17.0 million EUR.

Counseling and Social Affairs

In the Counseling and Social Affairs Division, 68 grants for pregnant students amounting to 13,400 EUR were paid out. A total of 1,833 social counseling sessions (including Campusbüro Uni mit Kind) and 979 legal consultations were held. The Psychosocial Counseling Center had 4,943 counseling contacts (2018: 5,594).

Studentenwerk Dresden: Performance figures 2017 2018 2019
Responsible for students (approx.) 43,000 41,800 40,800
Income from Studentenwerk fees (in million EUR) 6.6 6.7 6.8
Employees as of 31.12. 610 608 601
Personnel costs (in million EUR) 21.7 22.7 23.1

Student Dining Services

Full canteens (with kitchen) 10 12 12
Distribution canteens (no kitchen) 6 6 7
Independent cafeterias 4 4 4
Turnover from canteens (in million EUR) 10.10 10.57 10.67
Turnover from cafeterias (in million EUR) 4.28 4.47 4.47

Student Financing

Number of applications processed 10,830 10,038 9,423
Payments 8,296 7,512 6,818
Grants disbursed (in million EUR) 50.1 44.1 41.5
Funding rate of supervised students (%) 19.7 17.5 15.8

Student Housing

Student residence halls 41 41 40
In Dresden and Tharandt / Zittau / Görlitz 33 / 7 / 1 33 / 7 / 1 32 / 7 / 1
Spots in student residence halls 6,700 6,700 6,703
Rental income from students (in million EUR 15.8 16.8 17.0

Culture

Supported student clubs 8 7
Supported artistic groups 7 8
Total funds spend on promotion of culture (in EUR) 101,993

Social Affairs

Loans to students (in EUR) 13,230 16,950 20,660
Awarded expectant mother aid programs / amount granted (in EUR) 98 / 19,400 79 / 15,600 68 / 13,400
Psychosocial Counseling Center (number of contacts) 5,481 5,594 4,493
Daycare spots (own / external) 240 / 10 240 / 10 240 / 10
Legal counseling sessions 939 916 979
Social counseling sessions 1,362 1,324 1,833*

* from 2019: including telephone and e-mail consultations