Information and Advisory Services

Bielefeld University offers a wide range of services and advice for questions which are of general concern for students from all academic disciplines.

Application, Enrolment,
Financing, Accommodation,
Stay abroad

Student Office (Studierendensekretariat)

Information and advice on applications, admissions, and enrolments - also for international students and international applicants

Studying With a Disability

Information for students with a disability or chronic illness

Association for Student Affairs (Studentenwerk)

Queries about BAföG student grants; arrangement of student accommodation in houses of residence and child day care places; various restaurants and cafés

International Office

Responsible for all international study questions, advice on staying in foreign countries, support for international students and academics

University Sports Service Bielefeld

Information about University Sport Programme for students and staff of Bielefeld University

Equal Opportunities Office

Information on gender-equitable work and learning conditions

Financing

Information on the costs and possible ways of financing one's studies

Family Service

Advice and support on all family issues (e.g. studying with a child, nursing relatives)
Study, Study Technique,
Self-Organization

Student Advising and Counselling (ZSB)

General advice on everything to do with studying, psychological counselling - for all faculties and institutions

School Pupils Office

Study guidance programme for secondary school pupils; advice and information for teachers

Writing Centre

Advice and assistance on how to write better for students, teachers, and researchers

PunktUm

Advisory service for international students

Peer Learning

Courses on the themes of writing, presentation, learning, time management and collaboration

Career Service

Career guidance, career planning, and assistance in starting careers

Bielefeld School of Education

Advice and guidance on everything about teacher training courses

Student Union - AStA

Student representation on the level of the entire university
Digitale Services

Bielefeld Information Ssystem (BIS)

Responsible for the electronic course catalogue (ekvv), the administration of examinations, the directory of staff and departments, as well the course information pages

Bielefeld IT-Service-Centre (BITS)

IT services, advice, computer workstations, and software for students and staff

University Library

Research systems (introduction to library catalogues and databases like "Katalog.Plus!", "BASE" and others), information on particular academic subjects, advice, training, facilities for studying and learning
Faculty-Specific Counselling

Academic Counselling Services

Student advice services of the 13 Faculties of Bielefeld University from the subject areas of humanities, natural sciences, social sciences and engineering

Student Counselling Services

Student advice services of the 13 Faculties of Bielefeld University from the subject areas of humanities, natural sciences, social sciences and engineering

 

Infopunkt (Info Point)

Whatever your question, as your first point of call you can visit Infopunkt (info point) which is open all day and located in the University's main hall (site map). At Infopunkt, you will also find a wide range of printed information for you to take away.

Office Hours:
Lecture Period:
Mon - Thu 8.00 - 18.00,
Fri 8.00 - 16.00
Semester Break:
Mon - Thu 8.00 - 16.30,
Fri 8.00 - 16.00