the new WERK1 Coliving

To meet the needs of the fast-growing tech startup scene in Munich, WERK1 expanded its space: WERK1.4 features additional startup offices, new coworking spaces, and larger scaleup offices starting. We also opened the first coliving concept for the Munich startup scene.

Startups can apply for apartments and offer their employees and guests a temporary place to stay for one to six months. All Coliving residents can take advantage of WERK1’s events, coworking, and the rest of the community offerings, making it easy to immerse themselves in Munich’s startup ecosystem. With this all-round package, we offer you the optimal start in the Munich startup scene!

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With our new coliving concept we support startups and scaleups in bringing employees and guests from all over the world to Munich – one of the toughest real estate markets in Germany.

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Affordable

Affordable living space in a top location: At €750 net (+ 7% VAT) per month all-inclusive price, WERK1 Coliving is considerably cheaper than comparable offers. Thus, more money remains for the important things in life!

Did you know? If you are currently a startup employee or coworker or you previously worked in a WERK1 startup, you receive a 10% discount on your Coliving rent from January to June 2024. The discount applies to the specified months, regardless of when you actually move in or out.

Affordable Rent
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COMFORTABLE & FLEXIBLE

The optimal soft landing: With WERK1 Coliving, we make it easier for your employees and guests from all over the world to live, arrive and work in Munich – whether if it’s for one, three or six months!

COMMUNITY IN FOCUS

Connect immediately: People with the same mindset come together at WERK1 Coliving. Digital natives, entrepreneurs and remote workers find here a temporary home. We build a strong network through regular community events.

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CENTRALLY LOCATED & FULLY EQUIPPED.

Centrally located in Munich, we offer a place that feels like home right away with over 60 fully equipped, high-quality and cozy apartments with a private bathroom, a kitchen counter and a balcony. Click here for the picture gallery!

THE ADVANTAGES OF WERK1 COLIVING AT A GLANCE

WERK1 Coliving

Hotel Room

PRIVATE APARTMENT

Fully equipped
Temporary bookable
Weekly cleaning included
Highspeed internet included
Neighbors with the same mindset
Contact with the startup ecosystem
Proximity to coworking space
Free community events
Access to mentoring and coaching
Step by step

How to book a coliving apartment at WERK1

1

Fill out the form

First, fill out the form. We will check your application and your already funded de-minimis payment(s). This must be less than 300.000€.

2

Request booking

After a successful de-minimis check, you will receive a link with which you can request one or more apartment(s). We will check your request and our availability, then you will receive the booking confirmation and a payment link.

3

Check In

A few days before arrival, the person arriving will receive a request for online check-in.

4

WELCOME!

On the day of arrival the digital room key will be activated. Welcome to WERK1 Coliving!

Virtuelle Tour

Our Coliving Manager Hannah Frühbeis takes you on a virtual tour to your new Coliving room:

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Testimonials

What WERK1 Coliver Say

As with coworking, the “Co” stands for community: the community is at the heart of coliving. We asked our community how they experience their time in the WERK1 coliving.

Alexander Tingström Product Developer / einwert

hanks to WERK1 coliving, I can arrive in Munich without any stress and take my time looking for an apartment here.

Maria Pascu Software Engineer / Proxima Fusion

I have everything I need in my WERK1 coliving apartment – plus the best view over Munich from
my balcony!

Max Achmedschin Head of Business Plan Competition Munich / BayStartUP

The WERK1 Coliving is like
a really cool hotel with an amazing entrepreneurial spirit!

Coliving

What is Coliving at WERK1?

WERK1 Coliving comprises 63 modern apartments that offer everything you need to live in a small space. Centrally located in the Werksviertel-Mitte, flexibly bookable from one to six months and with direct access to the large WERK1 community and Munich’s start-up scene.

Derived from co-working, where freelancers and start-ups share workspaces, co-living transfers the idea of community to the living area. The “Co” stands for community, which is at the heart of this modern form of living. The residents not only share living space, but also interests and spirit.

Thanks to the combination of coworking spaces, office space for digital start-ups, a café, event and meeting spaces and a variety of events, WERK1 offers the residents of Coliving the perfect connection to a large, dynamic community of entrepreneurs, freelancers and visionaries.

YOUR HOME, YOUR WORKPLACE, YOUR PLAYGROUND:
A MEETING PLACE FOR ALL CREATIVES, TECHNOLOGY-ENTHUSIASTICS AND VISIONARIES!

FAQ Coliving

Who can rent an apartment at WERK1 Coliving?

Startups and scaleups can rent one or more apartments for their employees or guests. The minimum rental period is 1 month.

Who can live in WERK1 Coliving?

Founders, international entrepreneurs, startup employees, business partners – however, it is important that only legal entities such as startups or scaleups can rent and pay for the apartments. All our residents share entrepreneurial interests, are open-minded and curious.

On which dates can I rent an appartment?

You can book on the 1st (full month rent) or the 15th (half month rent) of a month.

For how long can I rent an apartment?

The minimum stay per guest is 1 month and the maximum stay is 6 months.

How are the apartments equipped?

All apartments have a private bathroom, a kitchen counter, a 1.20m bed, storage space, lockable shelves and a small balcony. The apartments, averaging 18sqm, are complemented by a community area with a large kitchen for communal cooking evenings and a shared living room.

Can I book several apartments?

Yes it’s possible, there is currently no cap.

What is necessary for a successful application to WERK1 Coliving?

For a successful application, it is necessary to submit a de-minimis funding application. To do so, please click on the ‘request now’ button on the top of this page, fill out the questionnaire and send it to us.

Why can only startups and scaleups rent the Coliving apartments?

WERK1 is funded by the Bavarian State Ministry of Economic Affairs, Regional Development and Energy and is therefore subject to funding conditions. The purpose of the funding is to support digital startups. By offering the Coliving concept, we support the growth of Munich startups and the establishment of national and international startups in Munich. For this reason, only startups and scaleups are allowed to rent our Coliving apartments.

How does the payment work?

Payment can only be made by credit card. The payment link is sent out on the 15th of each month and must be paid by the last day of the month at the latest. You will receive your invoice digitally from us.

Cancellation policy

You can cancel free of charge up to 7 days before arrival or postpone the date (depending on availability). After that, 1 month of your planned stay will be charged in any case.

No-Show policy

In case your reservation runs “no-show”, meaning you do not arrive at the day of your booking, we will charge you 1 month rental fee.

Can I extend my stay in the apartment during my current occupacy?

Please just contact the Coliving team. If there are availabilities left and the 6 months of maximum occupancy aren’t exceeded, it should be possible.

Is parking available?

Yes, an underground parking lot is available at the Atelierstraße 10, 81671 München. It is located close to the WERK1 building. Here you can find more information: AUTOSAAL 

General tutorials for existing and future Colivers.

Online check-in, waste water problems, room cleaning, room safe, the route to the washroom and many other questions that you have or may have as Coliver are covered here in short tutorials.

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