Information study

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Admission requirements? Change of study program? Consultation appointment with the General Student Advisory Service? You have questions? We give answers!

Your first point of contact for questions about studying is the "Information Studium". As the central service point of the University of Kassel, you can reach us by phone , e-mail and at the information desk in the Campus Center, Moritzstraße 18, Level 3.

Please always have your applicant or matriculation number ready.

Mail items to the Registrar's Office:

University of Kassel
- Student secretariat-
34109 Kassel

How to reach us:

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Information desk
Monday - Thursday:
10:00 - 12:00
13:00 - 15:00
Friday: 10:00 - 12:00

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+49 561 804-2205

Mon. - Thurs. 10:00 - 15:30
Fri. 10:00 - 12:00

The Student Secretariat and the Doctoral Office offer scheduled consultation hours (in person, by telephone or video-supported via Zoom).
Your appointment request (appointment registration) is gladly accepted by the Information Study by phone, at the information desk or by e-mail.

As of now, the Admission Office and the Doctoral Office offer scheduled office hours in person or via phone or Zoom.
Please direct your appointment request to the Student Enquiries (Information Studium) via phone, email, or in person at the help desk.

Other service points:

Study formalities

  • provides information and processes student administration procedures.

Continue to the Student Administration Office

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Continue to the Student Secretariat - Certifications

  • accepts your criticism and suggestions for the improvement of the study conditions.

Continue to the complaints office

  • advises on formal and legal matters of the doctoral and habilitation process

Continue to the doctoral office

Study advice

  • provides information and advice on choosing a major, making new decisions, and dealing with problems in and with your studies.

Continue to the General Student Advisory Service

  • are available to answer all technical questions concerning a degree program or subject.

Continue to the departmental advising offices

  • Studienberatung Lehramt advise prospective students and students on the structure, organization and examination regulations of the teaching degree programs.

Continue to the student advisory service for teachers

  • the examination offices of the University of Kassel administer the examination results of the students in a study program and are responsible for registration and deregistration for examinations and the issuing of certificates. 

Further to the examination offices 

The LEO is a learning center on the Holländischer Platz campus and offers space for learning and working. At the LernStand, the student learning advisors support students with topics relating to learning, writing and presenting during their studies.

Go to the LEO learning advice center

  • advises students, university lecturers and departments on questions of international mobility and supports international students, doctoral candidates and visiting scientists in organizing their study or research stay.

Continue to the International Office

Crisis and social counseling

  • advises students on individual questions regarding the organization of the "study" phase of life (compatibility of studies & family/career/disability, financing studies).

Continue to general social counseling

  • advises students and their families at the University of Kassel on how to cope with psychological crises.

Continue to the Psychological Counseling Center

Student financing

  • advises and processes inquiries about BAföG and Aufstiegs-BAföG

Continue to the BAföG advice of the Studierendenwerk

Legal advice

  • provides expert legal advice for students within the scope of the Studierendenwerk's duties and responsibilities.

Continue to legal advice

Equal opportunities

is the service point for students with chronic illnesses or disabilities and supports them in representing their interests.

Continue to Service Study and Disability

  • The Equal Opportunity Officer and her team work in the areas of equal opportunity, career and junior staff development for women, compatibility of family and career/studies, and diversity.

Continue to the Equal Opportunity Office

Service for international students

  • is the first point of contact for international students for all questions regarding the organization of their stay in Kassel and Witzenhausen as well as their study organization.

Continue to the Welcome Centre

  • is the first point of contact for questions regarding visas, residence and work permits.

Continue to Visa Information

  • is the contact point for refugees, for questions about studying at the University of Kassel. 

Continue to the student advisory service for refugees

  • is an offer of the University of Kassel and facilitates the beginning of student life for foreign students (arrival, housing, initial equipment, insurance, food, communication).

Continue to the Student Voucher

Career prospects

  • offers a wide range of information and advice on internships and career entry, application portfolio checks, and workshops on job applications and career orientation.

Continue to Career Service

  • provides information, advice, mediation and support for students, dropouts, graduates and academics with professional experience. Among other things, the university team offers its own workshop program.

Continue to the team of the employment agency

City of Kassel

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