During your studies, not everything may always work out as planned. Sometimes crises arise or you must cope with new situations in your life. Then you can find the right contact persons at the Studierendenwerk's counselling centres.

We provide advice at the General Social Counselling Centres (ASB) and the Psychosocial Counselling Centres (PSB). In addition, you can also take advantage of free legal counselling at all sites.

Our information centres provide you with general information about the Studierendenwerk, applications and forms, as well as a lot of useful information about your place of study.

Our counsellors are bound by an oath of secrecy. All consultations provided by the Studierendenwerk are confidential and free of charge.

Explanatory video on student financing for international students

In the following video, the German Student Union explains the requirements and options for financing studies, explains legal restrictions on jobbing for international students, and provides practical tips for planning studies in Germany. With an extra section on Corona, the video also summarizes the most important sources of information on studying in the pandemic.


07. 06. 2021

FAQ Coronavirus

Auf dieser Seite bündelt das Studierendenwerk wichtige Fragen und Antworten zum Coronavirus.

17. 01. 2022

80 Millionen Essenportionen in Mensen und Cafeterien

Das Studierendenwerk Thüringen hat am 17. Januar 2022 das 80-millionste Mittagessen ausgegeben.

20. 12. 2021

30 Jahre - 30 Gesichter

Die Festschrift zum 30-jährigen Jubiläum des Studierendenwerks Thüringen steht unter dem Motto „30 Jahre – 30 Gesichter“.

14. 12. 2021

„Das Studierendenwerk in Thüringen aufzubauen, war meine Lebensaufgabe“

Nach über 30 Jahren als Geschäftsführer des Studierendenwerks Thüringen verabschiedet sich Dr. Ralf Schmidt-Röh zum Ende des Jahres in den Ruhestand.


In the summer semester of 2018, the General and Psychosocial Counselling as well as the Information Centres of the Studierendenwerk were evaluated by an online survey conducted throughout Thuringia. All Thuringian students had been invited to participate in the survey. The results of the survey are summarized here:

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