Open office hours from June 6 to 26, 2013, are cancelled. Students seeking advice should contact the Representative of Chronically Ill and Disabled Students during this time.
Students with DisabilitiesRWTH Aachen
Studies at RWTH Aachen should be unrestricted for every person. The university is particularly responsive to the special needs of students with disabilities or chronic illnesses. From accessible access to lecture halls and institutions to relaxation rooms and competent, individual advising.
You want to know, how you can use the relaxation room at RWTH Aachen? Are you looking for people, who can help you with everyday life at the university? Do you need more information about BAFöG, scholarships, and assessment accomodations?
Hermann-Josef Kuckartz, the advisor for the concerns of students with disabilities and chronic illnesses, can help you further. Here you will also receive your access authorization to the relaxation room as well as keys to the lockers.
Info Event on October 30, 2013, at 5:30pm
There will be an info event on handicap-accessible studies for disabled and chronically ill students on April 16, 2013, at 5:30pm in SuperC, Room 5.31/5.32.
If you would like to participate in athletics at the university, please contact the contact person for integrative sports. Peter Lynen at the University Sports Center will help you to find a suitable activity. Christian Kirch, with the Sportreferat, is your contact for disabled sports.
We view it as our responsibility to cultivate contact with the responsible institutions within and outside of RWTH and to create a close communication network. Contact with students, who lay out their problems to us, helps us, because we can incorporate these problems into goals.
Joint Advising of the Representative for the Concerns of Students with Disabilites and Accessible Studies at RWTH Aachen Central University Administration
- Compensation for disadvantages
- Accessible Housing
- Application for a pass for the disabled
- Exemption from the mobility fee and expansion of the NRW Semester Ticket
- Application for parking permits
- Search for handicap-accessible housing options
- Search for support groups
- Building accessibility
- Exemption from the social contribution fee
- Search for doctors
- Application for aids
- Search for assistants
- Disabled sports
- Help with internship placements
Assistant for Everyday University Life
RWTH Aachen has student aids available to help students with disabilities and chronic illnesses with everyday university life. They are primarily available for the following tasks: drawing up lecture notes and copies, reading aloud, research, orientation help, copying, scanning, help transporting objects, accompanying to the university and back within Aachen, accompanying on errands that directly have to do with studies, support in the relaxation room or in study rooms, and accompanying to desired locations at the university and within and through the libraries. The aids are available Monday through Friday 10am-6pm.
RWTH Aachen From Another Perspective (de)
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Information about studies at RWTH Aachen for students with disabilities or chronic illness
Questionnaire for Improving the Conditions for Studies with a Disability or Chronic Illness (de)
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RWTH Aachen would like to improve the conditions for studies of those individuals with disabilities or a chronic illness. In order to do this constructively, the university relies on the experiences of this target group. We would be very happy if you would fill out this questionnaire and sent it to us.
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