For students

Information on the coronavirus

On this webpage, students will find the most important regulations and information as well as frequently asked questions.

Video message on the Corona situation

TU President Tanja Brühl and Vice President Heribert Warzecha addressed the students and employees of TU Darmstadt in November (with english subtitles).

Important regulations and information

This concept is updated continuously (updated 20 November 2020). For more information refer to to the website of directorate IV – Real Estate.

Social Counselling offers students support and advice by phone and email regarding issues such as job loss and financing, right of residence, housing or social security. You can also get in touch with the ComeTOgether student team by phone and email. Should more personal worries trouble you, please feel free to contact the Psychological Counselling by phone.

The Financing section of Students Affairs continues to process all BAföG applications and now accepts all required documentation electronically, preferably by email. You can contact the Accommodation Service by email and phone, too.

The Studierendenwerk has compiled this and other information on the page “Gut zu wissen in der Krise” (in German language).

Financial support in cases of emergency and special hardship is offered by the “Förderverein für in Not geratene Studierende” – Association for students in need. All enrolled students at the TU Darmstadt are entitled to (re)apply for support of 300 euros in the winter semester. The board of directors of the association will then decide on a support.

The Zentrale Studienberatung und -orientierung (ZSB) (Central Service for Student Advisory and Orientation) will continue to be available for advice on all questions that arise in the current situation regarding studies.

The Studying with Child Service and the Family Service with their counselling and support services are still open and available for students with children.

In the current situation you have many questions and would like to have a lot of information: International students will find answers and contact persons on the website of the Directorate of International Affairs.

Courses take place digitally (incl. lectures, seminars, tutorials). Excursions are put on hold until further notice.

Practicals at the university which cannot take place digitally may take place on site in person based on relevant hygiene concepts. In case of questions, students are requested to contact the Office for Student Affairs responsible for their department.

Work on final theses/papers in laboratories and workshops can be continued provided relevant hygiene concepts are observed.

Written examinations can still take place on site in person subject to applicable hygiene rules. Graded written examinations can only be viewed digitally. Oral examinations only take place digitally.

Picture: Katrin Binner

For all members and guests

Information and regulations for all university members and guests can be found on a separate page.

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Frequently Asked Questions

ZOOM campus licence for students, employees and staff: More information, How-to-use handout and the statement of the Data Security Officerand a news on the subject (in German).

The TU Darmstadt is lifting all remaining restrictions on Internet access in the dormitories connected via the university or the city network manda until further notice. This is intended to enable residents to access online learning opportunities and information for their studies without restriction.

Communication networks and the maintenance of critical and important communication channels are of utmost importance at the moment. Therefore, we urgently ask for a responsible use of these extended possibilities.

You will find information on how to carry out the examination on the pages of Directorate II.