Services for doctoral candidates at TU Darmstadt

Services for Early Career Researchers at TU Darmstadt

Many institutions at TU Darmstadt offer services that are relevant for early career researchers.

The following institutions offer advice or support in their specific field of activity:

Welcome Centre

The Welcome Centre assists all international early career researchers in non-professional areas before, during and after their stay in Darmstadt. More

Housing Service (Wohnraumservice)

The housing service assists international doctoral candidates in finding suitable accommodation. More

Family Service Center (Servicestelle Familie)

The family service centre supports families in finding an appropriate child care solution (day nursery, kindergarten or ad hoc care) and provides information about schools and educational institutions in Darmstadt. More [in German]

Social and Conflict Counselling Service (Sozial- und Konfliktberatung)

The social and conflict counselling service at TU Darmstadt provides advice in job-related and private questions and problems or offers support in difficult transitional situations. More [in German]

Even though the website is in German, counselling sessions are offered in English as well!

Studinfo Contact Centre (SCC)

If you have questions regarding the enrolment as a PhD student, please contact the Studinfo Contact Center (SCC). More [in German]

Center of Didactics (Hochschuldidaktische Arbeitsstelle)

The center of didactics offers teaching skills seminars and counselling for lecturers, doctoral candidates, and students. More [in German]

Human Resources Development (Personalentwicklung)

Contact the human resources development department if you are interested in additional further training, coaching and annual review sessions (Jahresgespräche). More [in German]

Complaint Management

Are you dissatisfied with a specific aspect of the university's service? Do you have suggestion for improving the structures or procedures around studying and teaching? The complaint and improvement management team is there for you and will try to help: independent, confidential, neutral/impartial, non-bureaucratic, and solution-oriented. More


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