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Social Advice

The Studierendenwerk’s social service is your point of contact for important information on all aspects of your life as a student and offers advice, support and encouragement in difficult situations. The service is provided free of charge and all consultations are confidential. It is also possible to talk English during the consultation.

We offer information and advice on the follwing aspects:

  • Student loans, employment, child maintenance, scholarships
  • Social benefits (child allowance, housing benefit)
  • Social insurance (health, care, pension and unemployment insurance)
  • Financial hardship
  • Social benefits (parental allowance, child allowance, unemployment benefit, Mother and Child Foundation)
  • Special arrangements (leaves of absence, exams, BAföG funding extensions)
  • Childcare
  • Residence regulations and issues
  • Health insurance, employment
  • Special relief funds and scholarships
  • Financial hardship
  • Special compensation arrangements
  • Hardship provisions
  • Means of support

Consulting hours

Campus Essen
Reckhammerweg 1
45141 Essen

Thu 11:00 am - 13:00 pm

We also offer arrangements by appointment.
Consultation is also possible in English.

Bereichsleiter soziale und psychologische Beratung
Harald
 
Kaßen
Advisory Services
Advisor and Head of Advisory Services
+49 201 82010-610
Email
Bereichsleiter soziale und psychologische Beratung

Harald Kaßen

Advisory Services
Advisor and Head of Advisory Services
+49 201 82010-610
Room: 0.18
Reckhammerweg 1
45141 Essen

Consulting hours

Thu 11:00 am - 01:00 pm

Write an email

Information about privacy and your rights: www.stw-edu.de/en/data-protection/

Berater soziale und psychologische Beratung
Dietrich
 
Battke
Advisory Services
Advisor
+49 201 82010-611
Email
Berater soziale und psychologische Beratung

Dietrich Battke

Advisory Services
Advisor
+49 201 82010-611
Room: 0.02b
Reckhammerweg 1
45141 Essen

Consulting hours

Thu 11:00 am - 01:00 pm

Write an email

Information about privacy and your rights: www.stw-edu.de/en/data-protection/