The Central Student Counselling Service (ZSB) is the primary point of contact and counselling at the TU Darmstadt for prospective and enrolled students with study-related concerns such as the decision for a program as well as planning and organization thereof, and problematic or critical courses of study. Examples for counselling topics:

  • counselling regarding studying and workload difficulties or problems with exams,
  • counselling regarding change of university or major,
  • counselling regarding matters of dropping out,
  • information about opportunities of further scientific education (postgraduate, secondary or complementary studies),
  • studying abroad
  • difficulties with studying,
  • difficulties regarding exams,
  • financial problems,
  • family issues,
  • social difficulties,
  • identity issues
  • assistance in choosing a program,
  • general information about study possibilities, admission procedures, n.c. requirements,
  • general information about individual study programs

Counselling hours

The Zentrale Studienberatung und -orientierung ZSB (Central Student Counselling Service) offers open counselling hours, meaning during that time, personal counselling can take place without advance notification.

Open counselling hours
Tuesday 10:00 – 12:00
Wednesday 14:00 – 16:00
Thursday 16:00 – 18:00
and by appointment  
Please note: The latest announcements regarding counselling hours can be found on the page News.

Forms of counselling

Counselling principles