Not always does everything in your studies go exactly as you planned. This can be the result of crises or changes in life that you are faced with. In these cases, it could be helpful to consult one of the counselors in the counseling centers offered by the Studierendenwerk (STW). Our employees are lawfully bound to discretion. Numerous consulting services of the STW are trustworthy and free.
We recommend you to go to the General Social Counseling Centers (ASB) and in the Psychological Social Counseling Centers (PSB). Apart from this, you can also use the free legal counseling at all our locations.
In our information centers you can receive general information about the STW, applications and forms, as well as a lot of information well worth knowing about your corresponding place of stay.
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.