Studies and children

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Apply now for the Prof. Sorin Huss-Fonds

The Prof. Sorin Huss Fund supports students and doctoral candidates of TU Darmstadt in the financing of child care cost. The funding shall contribute to easing the burden of parents who are studying or graduating, particularly in financially critical situations. Applications for the winter semester 2020/21 can be submitted to the family service until 1 November 2020.

Studying with Children

Kind mit Teddy
Picture: Katrin Binner/ TU Darmstadt

The Technical University of Darmstadt has a great deal to offer for students with children. Find out information about:

  • The Technical University of Darmstadt nurseries in the city centre and on the Lichtwiese
  • Emergency care in the parent-and-child rooms and in Fluggis Abenteuerland
  • Holiday games
  • Financial support for childcare from the Prof. Sorin Huss Fund
  • Infrastructure facilities such as parent-and-child rooms, nursing and changing facilities
  • Examination regulations for pregnant women and students with children
  • Information package for pregnant women and young parents regarding state and university assistance
  • Advice services at Technical University of Darmstadt

All of this information and more can be found in our German-language Moodle course ‘Studying with Children (StumiK)’. In the forums you can ask questions in English, discuss experiences and network with each other.

Our Moodle-course "Studieren mit Kind"

TheMoodle-course “Studieren mit Kind” offers up to date information about organising your studies, child care and advice services. The course material is in German, but in forums you can share experiences and build networks in English as well.

To Moodle-course “Studieren mit Kind” (TU-ID mandatory)

For reasons of health care, there will be no get-together for students with children during the summer semester.

Get-togethers for students with children

Picture: Yvonne Fischer

Twice a semester, get-togethers for students with children or those who want to become them are held in the parent-and-child room at Botanischer Garten B1|08 (Mobi-Office), Schnittspahnstraße 2, room 2 on the ground floor, from 3 to 5 p.m. This is the right place to ask questions, exchange information and get to know other students with children. Children are welcome!

Service point part-time studies, studying with children

Advice on the compatibility and design of studying with children

Gabriele Pfeiffer
Servicestelle Teilzeitstudium, Studieren mit Kind
building S1|01 room 216
Karolinenplatz 5, 64289 Darmstadt

06151 16-27010

Advice on childcare, schools, holiday childcare

Ellen von Borzyskowski
S1|03 365a und 366
+ 49 6151-16-26563

Family Service

Advice on studies and study-related matters

Zentrale Studienberatung
S1|01 R103
Karolinenplatz 5
64289 Darmstadt
+49 6151 16-27014

Central Student Counseling Service

Advice from students for students on all social issues related to studying.

Office Stadtmitte: +49 6151 16-28360
Office Lichtwiese: +49 6151 16-28362

Social counselling by the AStA

Support in all social, personal and financial matters

Margarete Halvani, Mensa City room 112
+49 6151 16-29857

Gaby Ruschka, Mensa City room 113
+49 6151 16-29860

Eva Dreier, Mensa City room 112
+49 6151 16-29858

Student Affairs Darmstadt – Social Counseling