Advising for Students With Disabilities and Chronic Illnesses


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.


Personalized Advising


Individual and confidential counselling is offered on the following topics, among others:

  • Health-related difficulties during studies
  • Alternative arrangements for examinations ("Nachteilsausgleich")
  • Support through study assistants
  • Relaxation room for recovery between classes
  • Self-help group
  • Exceptional circumstances applications
  • Leave semester due to illness
  • Reimbursement of the semester ticket
  • BAföG special regulations
  • Living in a dormitory with a disability or illness

Offene Sprechstunde