Counseling and Social Matters

Information centers

In our on-site information centers in Erfurt (Infopunkt, Mensa Nordhäuser Strasse), Ilmenau (ASC), Jena (INFOtake), Schmalkalden (TROLL) and Weimar (INFOtake) you can receive information about services regarding all aspects of student life, for example the ISIC Card, the International Student Identity Card.

General social counseling service (ASB)

ASB can direct you in your decisions regarding complex social issues.

Psychosocial counseling (PSB)

You can use the services of PSB if you need to talk to a neutral person about yourself, your problems and your situation and to access further help.

Course Program

The Course Program offered by the Studentenwerk counseling service comprises of workshops, courses, talks and information events for you to take part in.

Legal advice

In co-ordinance with point 3 of the Thuringian Studentenwerk Law (Thüringer Studentenwerksgesetz) we offer legal advice as part of our field of responsibility and jurisdiction. Legal advice is offered free of charge by independent solicitors during the semester period.

Service package

For international students we offer a service package, available in Erfurt, Ilmenau, Jena, Nordhausen, Schmalkalden and Weimar.


Information concerning the German Healthservice will be given in the book "First Aid in Germany"
An Illustrated Health Dictionary.

Studies with a child

If you have a child during your studies, Studentenwerk has many services to support you.


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