Student advisory service

Our services are free-of-charge, confidential and result-oriented. We only provide support on personal and individual case-related terms – readily as pre-arranged appointments, as opposed to our normal consulting hours.


We provide information on study contents, requirements and the application procedure. We help you sort through the information and come to a good decision. You can get an insight into our work at (German).


We advise on the following topics at all stages of study:

  • Study goal(s) and strategies for success
  • Resources
  • Obstacles and ways of coping
  • Doubts
  • Interruption of studies
  • Excessive demands and exhaustion
  • private emergencies

We offer Study progress monitoring: After you have given your Einverständniserklärung (declaration of consent), we are given access to your exam results and invite you to a counselling interview if you have any problems. Further information on the programme can be found in issue 20 (German) of the University’s in-house newsletter, and on Youtube.


Advice from students & lecturers

Experts for individual study programmes also help with study orientation and provide support during studies. In addition, they are the first point of contact when it comes to planning your studies.

Advice from students
Advice from lecturers


Our offer (German) incorporates workshops, informational events, visits to school classes, school appointments & educational fairs.

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Telephone consultation

Phone number: +49.6151.533-5555




10:00 - 12:00 am

Cancellation of consultation hours

There will be no telephone consultation hours on Tuesday, 14 May. The Student Advisory Service will be at hobit contact (German) on this day.

Personal consultation (Dieburg)*

Max-Planck-Str. 2, Building F01, 1. Floor, Room 1.108

*only during semester




01.00 - 03.00 pm

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