Counselling and Help
Help and support for students
Numerous service and contact points provide students with advice and practical help and in finding answers to organisational questions related to their studies. Contact persons are ready and waiting to help with special requests, such as study financing matters, complaints or help during challenging life circumstances.
The first addresses for students
Help with organisational matters such as feedback, leave of absence or study periods, advice on application questions and the related administrative procedures.
Central Student Advisory (ZSB)
Support with learning and work difficulties, examination problems, change of university and degree programme, dropping out etc.
Foreign students receive answers to organisational questions; applicants with foreign entrance qualification Assistance with application, admission and enrollment.
Offices for Student Affairs
The Offices for Student Affairs of the departments are responsible for questions about TUCaN, courses, examinations (registration and deregistration, sick leave), examination regulations and performance.
Studying from A to Z
Information about studying – from A like application to W like welcome event.
Support during studies
Students with a child
Information on such matters as childcare, financial support, nursing and baby-changing facilities and examination regulations for pregnant women and students with children.
Students with a disability
The Disability Commissioner supports students with a disability or chronic illness as they complete their studies at the TU.
Against sexual discrimination and abuse
Promoting a culture of mutual respect: Sexual discrimination and abuse is not tolerated at TU Darmstadt.
Complaints and suggestions
The complaint and suggestion management of TU Darmstadt is open to suggestions and feedback, particularly to complaints.
The coordination centre provides information about the possibilities of part-time study, which prerequisites apply and gives practical tips.
For study finance questions
Study finance – Student Affairs
The contact point for students with questions about student financing (student allowance, loans) or who wish to apply for a BAföG student grant.
Counselling and social issues at C (Executive Committee)
The Students' Union offers a broad range of counselling – including on BAföG, study financing, housing subsidies and state aid.
Contact person for international matters
For problems with administration and authorities
The Ombudsman for International Students champions the rights of all foreign students within the TU and vis-a-vis the authorities.
Students' Union (Executive Committee) (AStA) regarding international matters
The Department for International Students of the AStA is responsible for advising international students. It represents their interests and supports international associations in their work.
Intercultural matters at Student Affairs
Student Affairs offers contacts, orientation, events, workshops and much more for students of TU Darmstadt as well as the Hochschule Darmstadt.
Portals, platforms and IT services
Everyday tools for students: E-learning includes such resources as the learning platform Moodle, OpenLearnWare for free access to learning materials and the E-portfolio system Mahara.
University IT Service and Computing Centre (HRZ)
The HRZ helps with questions about the TU-ID, the Athene card, emailing and access to the campus network via WLAN and the PC pools.
TUCaN is the central organisational system for courses and examinations at TU Darmstadt with which students organise their schedules.