Image: Guidepost problem and solutionSocial Counselling

The Studentenwerk Magdeburg offers advice and information to students, i.a. on the topics in the following areas:

  • Studies and pregnancy (state social benefits, BAföG, academic leave…)
  • Questions concerning studies and parenthood
  • Concerns of students with disabilities and chronically ill students
  • Problems of foreign students
  • Questions concerning requests for medium and long-term hardship fund loans of the Studentenwerk Magdeburg or the Deutsches Studentenwerk (DSW)
  • Questions concerning the allocation and requests for free meal tickets for the canteens of the Studentenwerk Magdeburg
  • Financial support and state social benefits
  • Student job – what you should know about it, what you should keep in mind. (Attention: No job placement)
  • Student’s health insurance
  • Student semester fee / semester ticket fee

If needed and requested, the person may be redirected to other counselling centres.

Counselling and clearing house in Magdeburg

Contact: Campus of the Otto von Guericke University,

Johann-Gottlob-Nathusius-Ring 5, student hall No. 7, room 346
Tel. 0391/6711562

Contact person: Gabriele Montoya Martinez
Office hours: Tue: 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., Thu: 10:00 a.m. – 12.00 p.m.
and upon agreement by telephone

Wernigerode Counselling Centre

Contact: Campus of the Harz University, Friedrichstraße 57-59,
Student hall No. 3, side entrance, room 117, 38855 Wernigerode
Tel. 03943/659710
Contact person: Steffi Bischof
Office hours: Closing time during the turn of the year: 20th of december 2017(12:00 a.m.) till 05th of january 2018