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Counselling student life

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You can contact our student life counselling team for all topics, questions and challenges related to your studies. Get in touch if you have any questions or if things just don't work out. We advise you on:

  • Financing your studies
    • BAföG basic information
    • Housing benefit
    • Child benefit
    • Parental maintenance
    • Scholarships
    • Social benefits
    • Student loans
  • Insurance, especially health insurance
  • Jobbing
  • Housing & finding a room
  • Legal issues, such as residence or employment law
  • financial emergencies

We give out different kinds of money

  • Birth grant
  • study start-up aid
  • Loan
  • Free food
  • Emergency aid

We also offer counselling in special life situations

  • if you are pregnant or have child(ren)
  • if you have a disability, chronic illness or mental impairment
  • if you come from another country

Even if you don't know whether your question is the right one for us - feel free to contact us. We will advise you directly or find out together and forward you to the right place.

We will be happy to advise you!

Contact persons

Paula Jirka
Paula Jirka
Student life counselling, focus on studying with disabilities and chronic illnesses
Consultant Kiel
Room 5, Counselling Centre in Mensa II (Leibnizstraße 12-14), 24118 Kiel
Office hoursMon+Thur 11.00-14.00
Ramona López
Ramona López
Advice on student life, focus on studying with children
Student Life Advisor Kiel
Room 4, Counselling Centre in Mensa II (Leibnizstraße 12-14), 24118 Kiel
Office hoursMon+Thurs 11.00-14.00
Janne Marie Wolter
Janne Marie Wolter
Counseling Student Life
Student Life Advisor
Thomas-Fincke-Str. 7, 24943 Flensburg
Office hoursMon + Wed 10.00-13.00
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Stefanie Prüss
Counselling Student Life
Consultant Lübeck
Room 43, office in the refectory building, Mönkhofer Weg 241, 23562 Lübeck
Office hoursTue-Thurs 10.00-13.00 Dear students, there will be no open office hours between September 25th and 28th.
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Beatrice Richter-Bethge
Counseling Student Life
Student Life Advisor
Room 0.44, Office FH Westküste, Fritz-Thiedemann-Ring 20, 25746 Heide
Office hoursWed + Thur 10-13 Dear students, there will be no face-to-face counseling on Wednesday, 6.9. The availability via e-mail and telephone is guaranteed.

Counselling at Fachhochschule Kiel:

Students at Fachhochschule Kiel have the opportunity to receive advice directly on site every 1st and 3rd Tuesday. Consultation hours are held in C02-0.50 (lecture hall building) from 10 am to 1 pm.

The following applies to all locations:

We will advise you personally on site during our open office hours or by phone or email. You can simply drop by during the open office hours. Outside of the open office hours, we also offer individual appointments.

If your counselling centre is not staffed, you can contact another counsellor by email or phone. This also applies if you are studying in Wedel.


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