Library Residence in Eibau

Library Residence in Eibau

is a writer residence for creative work. It is run by Dr Seija Kerttula.





Address: Steinweg 33, 02739 Kottmar OT Eibau, Germany


Tel: +49 (0) 3586 3677120


Email: skerttula@gmail.com

The residence apartments

The 2nd floor residence apartment is ca. 70 square meters (750 square feet). It consists of a living room, a bedroom (with a double bed), a study/bedroom (with a double bed), a bathroom with a tub and a kitchen. A separate washing machine is available. All rooms have windows. The apartment is available throughout the year.

The 1st floor residence apartment is ca. 70 square meters (750 square feet). It consists of a living room, a bedroom, a large kitchen, and a bathroom with a shower and a washing machine. The apartment has has an own entrance and a large balcony/terrace. There are three beds, two as a double bed in the bed room and one as a single bed in the living room. Tha apartment is available from the beginning of April to the end of October.

Both apartments are suitable for a single person, a couple, or two friends.

Prices and application

The price for the residence apartment and work spaces for two is 35 EUR per day, for one 30 EUR per day. If you come with a partner, it is recommended that you both do creative work but this is not required.


If you are interested in a longer stay (one to three months), ask for a more affordable monthly price.


To apply, write an email to skerttula@gmai.com giving your name, the desired period and describing your project.


Getting there

If you fly, it is easiest to come via Berlin as there is a direct bus connection from the Berlin airports to the Dresden railway station where you can take a train to Eibau. It is also possible to come via Prague but this requires changes. The cost from Prague is only ca. 10 EUR. Ask for detailed info on how to get to the residence from your flight destination.


If you come from a neighbouring country e.g. from Czech or Poland, see connections at www.bahn.de

Eibau and

Upper Lusatia

Eibau is located in Upper Lusatia which will immediately charm you with its beautiful Umgebindehaus houses.


There is a grocery shop near the residence (behind the open air swimming pool) and another one further away. There are also five restaurants plus two lunch restaurants and a couple of cafés. Eibau has a beer brand of its own, Eibauer.


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