Studying with Children

Evelyn Kuttikattu, M.A.

Hauptstraße 126
69117 Heidelberg
Fon: +49(0)6221 54-7697
Fax: +49(0)6221 54-7271

Contact via email

Consultation hours:
Mon-Thu 8:30 -12:00 am

For counseling please make an appointment via phone or email


Study Parents Fund

To support students with children during the Corona pandemic, the "Study Parents Fund" was established at the University of Heidelberg. Students with children at the University of Heidelberg who are not able to use childcare due to the Corona Pandemic and need short-term and spontaneous financial support to organise or finance childcare themselves are eligible for support from the "Study Parents Fund". -> more


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Counselling Services


Social Counselling of the Studierendenwerk


Mos Hd 3348Social Counselling is aimed at students who have questions about covering the cost of living, pregnancy, childcare options, or life planning in general. Social Counselling functions as a coordination office for other advisory services within the Studierendenwerk and the University and provides information on social facilities as well as offers for students (with children).

Doris Gärtner
Studierendenwerk Heidelberg
Gartenstraße 2
69115 Heidelberg
Tel.: 06221 54-3758
Fax: 06221 54-3760

Consultation-hours without prior registration:
Tuesdays        11 am - 1 pm (PBS, Gartenstraße 2)
Wednesdays 11 am - 1 pm (ServiceCenter, Grabengasse 12)

If you register in advance by phone, additional one-on-one appointments can be arranged. This applies especially to pregnant women or students who would like to talk about family planning or family-related problems.


For information on holiday periods, please check Campus HD of the Studierendenwerk. There is no holiday cover.



Psychosocial Counselling


Psychosocial Counselling (PBS) offers professional advice in personal situations of conflict, such as:

  • work difficulties
  • exam anxiety
  • difficulties with decision making
  • relationship problems
  • trouble meeting other people
  • low self esteem
  • anxieties and inhibitions
  • depressive moods
  • troubling life events

If a therapy is necessary, the PBS will help you find a therapist.

You may also make use of our anonymous internet based counselling.

All counselling sessions, whether in person or internet-based, are strictly confidential. There is no charge.

Psychosocial Counselling Service
Gartenstraße 2
69115 Heidelberg
Phone: 06221/54-3750

Registration and Appointments 
Mon-Thu 8.30am - 1pm and Tue 2pm - 3pm
Fri 8.30am - 12.30pm

Open office hour
Mon-Thu 11am - 12 noon
Pre-registration: Please register for the open office hours in person (i.e. not by telephone or email) at the office between 10.30am and 11am. You will have a counselling session afterwards.



Legal Advice

Within its area of responsibility, the Studierendenwerk offers legal advice on student-specific matters free of charge. Legal transactions, however, are not handled; as such, no lawsuits are conducted and no legal papers are drawn up. Counselling is available during office hours only, there is no counselling over the phone or on written requests.

Legal Advice
ServiceCenter am Uniplatz
Grabengasse 12
69117 Heidelberg

Sprechzeit: Di 14.30–16.00 Uhr

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Latest Revision: 2020-02-19
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