ATTENTION!

No individual counselling from 14th till 18th August 2017 in CSS Gutenbergplatz and no open office hours in SSZ Goethestraße.   Please use the open office hours in CSS for your requests on Tuesday 15/8/17 13:30-14:30 and on Thursday 17/8/17 9:00-11:00.     

Social Counselling from Studentenwerk Leipzig

Studying places high demands on students, everyday student life might turn out to be a big challenge. You are not alone during difficult times in your life; Studentenwerk offers you free help and support.

Our Advisory Competence

We are the competent contact, if you have questions concerning the following issues:

  • Studying and pregnancy (organization and financing of studies)
  • Studying with child(ren) (organization and financing of studies)
  • Studying with impairment or chronic disease (e.g. disability compensation, finance)
  • Studying with residence title for specific purposes
  • Student jobs
  • Assessment of possible claims under social law (financial support)
  • Endangered studies, graduation at risk
  • Financial emergencies
  • Leaves of absence

You can approach us with other problems as well. Whether you think about commencing to study or already graduate and prepare for professional life - we answer your questions individually and can refer you to the proper authorities and persons.

Counselling guidelines:

  • We listen to you and your concerns.
  • We develop approaches to solving problems and perspectives together with you.
  • We inform you about social law claims and other offers of assistance.
  • We establish contacts for you to other counselling offices, assistance services, and authorities in charge, if necessary.
  • We want to encourage you to act as experts in your own interest.

Appointments and Office hours

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You can book your preferred appointment in our online booking calendar, so that you do not have to wait unnecessarily. As an alternative, you can schedule appointments by phone or by e-mail.

Information on user and data protection with regard to the online schedule (German version).

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Center for Social Services (CSS)
Gutenbergplatz 4, 04103 Leipzig, 4th floor
Tuesday 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Thursday 9 - 11 a.m.

Studenten Service Zentrum (SSZ)
Goethestraße 6, 04109 Leipzig, ground floor, back left office
Tuesday 9 - 11 a.m. and 1 - 5 p.m.
Thursday 9 - 11 a.m. and 1 - 3 p.m.

Please note: It is not necessary to agree an appointment for the open office hours, simply come by. Please come by half an hour before the open office hours end. No telephone counselling  in this time. 

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  • every two weeks on Wednesday 1 - 3 p.m. (Karl-Liebknecht-Straße 132, Geutebrückbau)
  • Dates: 05.04.//19.04.//03.05.//17.05.//31.05.//14.06.//28.06.//12.07.//26.07.
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You are not able to stop by personally for a consultation? Just call us during our telephone counselling hours:

  • Wednesdays  2.00 - 4.00 p.m. at + 49 176 19 65 96 70

Who We Are

Julia Winkler

Social counsellor

+49 341 9659 -942
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(counselling in English possible)

Sozialberaterin Jana Kupphardt Studentenwerk Leipzig

Jana Kuppardt

Social counsellor & contact for international students

+49 341 9659 -950
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(counselling in English possible)

Regina Engelhardt

Social counsellor

+49 341 9659-941
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Where to Find Us


Questions and Answers

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You can schedule your preferred appointment for Tuesdays or Thursdays online. If want to schedule an appointment for another day, please contact us by e-mail, indicating your preferred date/time.

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We offer public counseling on three different locations. It is not necessary to agree an appointment for the open office hours, simply come by. You may have to wait though, please allow for the waiting time. Please come by half an hour before the open office hours end.

Center for Social Services (CSS) at Gutenbergplatz
Tuesday 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Thursday 9 - 11 a.m.

Studenten Service Zentrum (SSZ) at Goethestraße
Tuesday 9 - 11 a.m. and 1 - 5 p.m.
Thursday 9 - 11 a.m. and 1 - 3 p.m.

HTWK Leipzig at Geutebrückbau
Every two weeks on Wednesday 1 - 3 p.m.
Dates: April 13 and 27, May 11 and 25, June 8 and 22, July 6

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A lot of things - that is why we cannot answer this question comprehensively at this point. It depends e.g. on your health insurance status, the contractual form of your job/s and how you otherwise finance your studies. Simply come by to get advice.

If you are looking for a student job, please visit our job portal.

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Studentenwerk offers various options of disabled-friendly housing; we have also assistant rooms for rent. If you are interested, please visit the disabled-friendly housing page or contact Mrs. Winkler at winkler {{ätt}} studentenwerk-leipzig {{punkt}} de  or 0341/9659 942.


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