The meaning of the Maternity Protection Act for students
The Maternity Protection Act is intended to protect pregnant and breastfeeding women from risks, excessive demands and health hazards at the workplace. This also applies to your studies at the Technical University of Darmstadt. In order to benefit from the advantages of maternity protection, you must notify the university of your pregnancy or breastfeeding. You can find the appropriate form (opens in new tab) . Please submit it to your responsible here, preferably with a copy of your maternity passport. Office for Student Affairs
Pregnant students studying to become teachers at 'Gymnasien' should contact the. There the initial registration is issued and forwarded. In the Centre for Teacher Training (ZfL) at 'Allgemeines' you will also find information about maternity leave at schools. Download area
Pregnant students who work as student assistants at Technical University of Darmstadt must also inform their superiors immediately. Even if you are employed outside of the University, we recommend that you inform your employer. Only then can your and your child's health be protected by your employer.
Obligation to notify
We would like to point out that, as always, all discussions will be treated confidentially. However, like all employees of the Technical University Darmstadt, we are legally obliged to report the pregnancy to the supervisory authority (Regierungspräsidium Darmstadt). This can of course only be done if we know your name or your matriculation number.