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The Student Services OstNiedersachsen offers advice and help to students in different fields.

Social Counselling

Our Social Counselling is amongst others there for you if

  • you just started studying and have questions in regard to first organizational steps of this new sphase of life
  • you wankt information on costs and financing possibilities of a course of studies (with or without student Lohn) as well as on discounts for students
  • you want to know about the special regulations for students in regard to jobs, insurances, scholarships, loans and state support possibilities
  • you want to get to know about additional support that you can receive if you are disabled or chronically ill, pregnant, if you have a child / children or are an international student
  • you need help with organizational decision making (e.g. change of subject, dropout, semester of leave)

The Social Counselling will be there for you if you have general enquiries or do not know where to turn with your concerns.
When required there will be a Transfer to other suitable counselling Institution, like e.g. the free  Legal Counselling or the Psychological Counselling.


Psychological Counselling

Our Psychological Counselling is there for you! Don’t hesitate to contact us, if you

  • suffer from lack of concentration
  • have exam nerves or suffer from other fears
  • have conflicts with parents, partner or flat mates
  • often feel cast down or depressed
  • have problems with your self-esteem
  • have unsatisfactory  relationships with other people
  • often feel overstrained or insecure
  • have an acute personal crisis
  • want to talk about a problem with someone who listens to you openly, neutrally and with appreciation
  • need information about psychotherapy

Legal counselling

The Student Services offers legal counsel in cooperation with the student unions (AStA) of Braunschweig (AStA TU BS, AStA HBK, AStA FH BS/WF), which are organising the consultation. The service includes a free initial consultation of a laywer. You can learn the office hours at the AStA of the TU:

Exemption from Student Services Fee

You will find the form for exemption from Student Services free  here.

Certification Service

The Student Services offers a certification service at all its locations.  Further information