Individual counselling in the event of academic difficulties

Personal consultation:

Please give a brief description of your situation, including your degree programme and semester, and give an overview of your favourable availability times for an appointment in the next two weeks, including a telephone number for queries via the contact form of the Student Counselling Office.

To the contact request

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When your academic progress faltersmotivation drops and frustration rises, we recommend you take advantage of the counselling services offered by the Student Counselling Office.

We develop with you strategies and solutions for you to get on top of your studies. The student counselling office looks after students who have:

  • motivation and learning problems
  • doubts about their choice of subject
  • examination difficulties
  • general academic difficulties
  • and also personal issues 

Further questions on other topics? If you are unsure, please take such questions and considerations with you to an appointment with the student counselling office to sort out your personal situation and, if necessary, identify the appropriate contacts in the network.

The student counselling office will also be happy to help you with your choice of Master's programme.

Contact us: Student Counselling

  • Deadlines of all kinds during your studies (e.g. repeat examinations, deadlines for first attempts in certain semesters)
  • Fulfilling the condition for advancement to the next stage of study
  • Fulfilment of the admission requirements for compulsory internships, specialization studies or final thesis
  • Formal registration and, if necessary, deregistration of all types of examination work (examinations, compulsory internships, thesis)
  • Formal questions regarding an application for a place at university, e.g. application documents for a change of course or university

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However, the information on the upcoming deadlines etc. can and should be brought along to a counselling appointment with the student counselling as an important basis for counselling, e.g. in order to plan the further course of studies.



  • Questions regarding the content of specific modules or specialisations (contact: module supervisor)
  • Questions regarding the content of the course of studies in general (contact: academic advisor or programme director)
  • Questions about the planned range of subjects (Is module XY also offered in semester XY?)
  • Questions about the planned examiner (Who is the examiner for module XY?)

If you have any questions regarding the subject content, the respective programme director, academic advisor, module supervisor or the Dean's Office of your faculty may be the right contact person, depending on the question. 

If you have doubts about your studies, the best first step is to always contact the Student Counselling to sort out your personal situation and, if necessary, identify suitable network contacts more quickly. Further information and an overview of contacts in the event of doubts about your studies



student counselling (e.g. difficulties at studying)
Veronika Sedlmair
student counselling (e.g. difficulties at studying); student counselling master study programmes
Stefanie Koch