Advice

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The General Student's Committe (AStA) offers the following counselling services free of charge. All questions discussed in the counselling are treated confidentially and will not be shared with any other people, especially not with officials of the KIT. We offer:

  • legal advice (by a professional attorney)
  • Social Counselling (especially for living expenses and any private matters)
  • Counselling for forgein Students
  • Counselling on Questions of Gender, Queer and matters of equal opportunity (especially for all matters of discrimination on and off campus, sexual harassment, being parent as student, studying while pregnant or studying with mental or physical disabilities)
  • General Counselling for all matters of student life (Just show up in the office or give us a call.) 

legal advice

An attorney of "Ehehalt & Kollegen" answers every wednesday legal questions especially around tenancy law and financial and liability issues. Please be aware, that for the complex matters of many legal questions the legal advice can only be offered in german language. If your german skills are not sufficient please bring somebody along for translation. 

Legal advice is offered every wednesday from 14:30 on. Please register for the legal advice until 14:00 the day before at our service desk in the canteen (Mensa) Adenauerring. The service desk is open every day in the lecture-term from 11:30 to 14:00. In the semester break we are open on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 11:30 to 14:00.

social counselling

The social counselling helps you in all living situation. For students who can not afford their living expenses a smal financial support is possible, which consists of free meals in the canteen (Mensa).

The counseling is open three times a week, with changing times every semester. For the opening times of this semester please refer to: Sozialberatung. Registration is not necessary, you may just show up.

If you have any questions about the counselling offer or need an appointment besides the regular opening hours please contact: sozial@asta-kit.de.

Counselling for foreign Students

Please refer to the Referat für Internationales. All information around our counseling for foreign students are provided there in German and English language. 

Queer Counselling

For any assistance in matters around LGBT please contact: queer@usta.de. Besides a weekly counseling appointsments are offered as needed. Please wrtie an e-mail to make an appointment or refer to Queerberatung for the weekly opening hours, when you may show up without an appointment.

Advice on matters of equal opportunity 

Historically this counseling was primarily for women and women related gender issues. By now it is open for everybody in need around matters on discrimination on and off campus, sexual harassment, being parent as student, studying while pregnant or studying with mental or physical disabilities. Please contact chancengleichheit@asta-kit.de to make an appointment or refer to the Referat für Chancengleichheit for the weekly opening hours, when you may show up without an appointment.