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Information and advisory services

+Central counselling and information services


Student advising and counselling (ZSB)

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

Student Office (Studierendensekretariat) [in German]

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

Bielefeld School of Education [in German]

Advice and guidance on everything about teacher training courses

Student Union (AStA) [in German]

Student representation on the level of the entire university
+Faculty-specific counselling and information services
Student counselling services of the 13 university faculties covering the humanities, natural sciences, social sciences, and engineering sciences
-> Academic counselling services
-> Student counselling services
+Specialized counselling and information services
     Listed alphabetically

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 (in German)

Career Service

Career guidance, career planning, and assistance in starting careers

Family Service

Advice and support on all family issues (e.g. studying with a child, nursing relatives)


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

Equal Opportunities Office

Information on gender-equitable work and learning conditions

University Computing Centre (HRZ)

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

University Sports Service Bielefeld

Information on the university sports programme for students and staff

International Office

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


Advisory service for international students

Writing Centre (Schreiblabor)

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

School Pupils Office

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

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

Studying with a disability/special needs

Introductory information for prospective students and students with a disability or chronic condition

University library

Lending and viewing of various media (e.g. books, newspapers, videos), information services, trainings, and workstations