Support during your studies

Advising and counselling

Advice and counselling

Studying abroad can be quite an intense experience. Familiarising yourself with a new study culture, making friends and finding your place in an unfamiliar territory can be daunting.

The university is aware of these struggles. Are you having problems with or related to your studies? Do you need advice or counselling for personal problems? There are a number of counsellors within your study programme who can give educational guidance. They can provide information about studying with a disability and studying as a mother.

If you have any questions about studying with a disability, please don’t hesitate to contact the student counsellors at They will be happy to help you. They will treat your information confidentially and will not share any information with third parties (e.g. the student advisor or examination board) without your permission. However, the student counsellors may have to refer you. In this case, they will let you know whom you can turn to.

Are you wondering who to contact about any issues you may encounter? Check students page to see who to contact and who can support you the most!

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Study wellbeing

Study wellbeing and development

We also find it very important that you dedicate time to your wellbeing and development alongside your studies. You can find tips about ‘How to study’, the ‘Meditation Lab’ and more information about student wellbeing.

Studying without Limitations

Studying without Limitations is a peer-to-peer group for students with a disability. As a student with a disability, you often face additional challenges. We can help you by sharing our experiences and supporting you. The goal is to help you handle these additional challenges better. We see that students with disabilities do not always know who to turn to. On top of that, talking about your disability in public may be very daunting. Check the Studying without Limitations page to find out how we can help you.

Equality, diversity and inclusion

We believe that the diversity of students and employees enriches the academic debate and that everyone deserves access to equal opportunities. There are several ways to achieve this: join one of the university’s diversity networks, see if there is an initiative that would benefit you, find an activity you are interested in or follow one of the training courses! See theEquality, Diversity and Inclusion page to learn more.