The Medical School OWL and Bielefeld University offer a variety of counselling services to help with questions about studying, academic progress and other concerns.
In addition, there are special counselling services that focus on health and studying with disabilities.
Student Counselling Service Medicine:
Teaching Coordination University Hospital OWL
Maike Twelker Protestant Hospital Bethel
Jasmine Gabriel Clinical Centre Bielefeld
Serge Schüßler Lippe Hospital
Student Advising and Counselling Service (ZSB)
Diagnostics, individual and group psychotherapy
Further counselling services at Bielefeld University can be found here.
As a rule of thumb, general practitioner care should be sought first, followed by specialist care from a psychiatrist if somatic clarification or further medical treatment is necessary. Finally, outpatient psychotherapy, whether by a psychologist or a doctor, should be considered.
Counselling for people...
Relatives, friends, etc. who are worried about people with mental health problems can also contact the social psychiatric service.
Students with disabilities or chronic illnesses may need advice and support in their day-to-day studies. In this regard, there are various counselling contact points at the Medical School OWL that have the necessary expertise to support the everyday life of these staff, people:
In addition to the services offered by the Faculty, there is also Bielefeld University's Central Accessibility Services (ZAB) and the Student Advising and Counselling Service (ZSB), which also offers general and psychological counselling.