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 current Corona situation

In their video message to the members of the TU Darmstadt, President Tanja Brühl and Vice-President Heribert Warzecha talk about the current situation and measures at the TU. Topics include examinations as well as the situation of employees. (english subtitles available soon)

Important regulations and information

The TU Darmstadt is in close exchange with the Hessian Ministry of Science regarding a testing strategy for TU employees and students. Until a decision is made we ask for patience

In the event that you have tested positive for Covid-19 and have attended a classroom session in the five days prior to the test, you will find further information on the procedure on the Directorate II website.

This concept is updated continuously (updated 22 March 2021). For more information refer to to the website of directorate IV – Real Estate.

Here you will find a compact summary (Updated January 2021) of how to respond responsibly and efficiently.

Due to the ongoing pandemic situation, the summer semester 2021 will for the most part be a digital one. In other words, lectures, seminars, exercises and tutorials will take place in digital formats only, except for courses such as lab practicals.

The semester starts on 1 April 2021, the courses start on 12 April 2021.

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 per 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.

Written examinations are conducted in attendance in compliance with the concept on hygiene and infection control of TU Darmstadt.

Please be aware of the obligation to wear a medical mask (“surgical mask”) during written exams.

Graded written examinations can only be viewed digitally. Oral examinations only take place digitally.

You can find a lot more information, for example on the procedure for examinations and the certificate regulations, on the web pages with current Corona info for students.

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

Travelling to exams

Students, who drive for personal reasons to their written exams at Campus Lichtwiese by car, can use the normally metered parking spaces along Eugen-Kogon-Straße for the duration of the exam free of charge. Please leave a note stating “Klausur / written exam”, the title of the exam and your student registration number clearly visible behind the windscreen/windshield.