University Services

Servies for Students

The university offers a wide range of services for students - from advisory service to semester ticket. Here you can find the most important institutions and departments with a short description of their sevices.

The AStA (Allgemeiner Studierenden Ausschuss) represents the student interests of all students at the university - with regard to the university management, administrative departments and lecturers, but also with regard to the Studierendenwerk and other organisations dealing with student affairs in the broadest sense.

In additon to the commitee work, the AStA offers advisory service for different topics, as well as events and courses. Furthermore, the AStA ist in charge of the cooperations with the public transport provider (RMV), a car sharing provider (book n' drive) and a bike sharing provider (DB connect). Last but not least, the AStA runs the student cafés Glaskasten and Zeitraum

You can get in touch with the AStA regarding

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The h_da Career Center offers several services for students:

  • Counseling & Events regarding career perspectives and job application
  • Counseling & Events for self employment
  • Yearly Career Fair "meet@h_da"
  • Job Database for students & alumni

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The h_da family office offers information, courses, advise and support for students regarding

  • Compatibility of studies, family and career
  • Family responsibilities like childcare or nursing care for relatives
  • Kids Camp & Ad Hoc childcare
  • Nursing care seminars
  • Housing assistance

Contact: familienbü | +49 6151 16.37978
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The international office is your first contact for all matters concerning a semester abroad and summer schools. 

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The h_da IT Service is your first point of contact for all aspects of the university's IT infrastructure. In addition, the IT Service offers a variety of instructions and tutorials on applications for students.

Contact: | +49 6151 16.38888

Ticket system:

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  • Language Courses A1 to C2 level
  • Intensive courses & semester courses
  • DAAD Language Test
  • Preparation Courses for international language certificates
  • Language Tandem

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There are several scientific libraries in Darmstadt. As a student, you can get a user account or library card free of charge in all libraries and use all services of the libraries. 

University library of the h_da

  • Locations in Darmstadt & Dieburg
  • Media Lending & Textbook Collection
  • Extensive online resources
  • Learning centres with individual and group work rooms (locations Schöfferstraße & Dieburg library)

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University and State Library of Hessen

  • Location Darmstadt city centre (TU Campus)
  • Media Lending & Textbook Collection
  • Interlibrary loan
  • Extensive online resources
  • Work places for students

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The h_da "hochschulsport" offers a wide variety of sports courses. Most of the courses are free of charge for students, for some courses a small amount of fees applies. In addition to the courses, students can use the Campus Sport Center in Dieburg.

Contact: | +49 6151 16.38086
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The student trainer pool offers workshops and trainings from students for students. The topics cover a variety of skills relevant for studying and working. The majority of the courses is held in German.

Subject areas of the courses:

  • Self competence
  • Social skills
  • Methodological skills process
  • Methodological skills software
  • Writing workshop


  • wo*man@h da
  • digitalSEIN

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The h_da student service center is in charge for the general administration and runs the help desk. In addition, the Student Service Center offers advisory service for students regarding

  • Study Counselling
  • Social Advice
  • Studying with handicap
  • Advice for international students
  • Financing your studies

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The "Studierendenwerk Darmstadt" offers infrastructure, service and advice for the students of all universities in Darmstadt. They offer accomodation service and run the resident halls for students. Besides of that, they run the student catering and canteens in Darmstadt. 

In addition, the Studierendenwerk offers a broad range of social services and intercultural activities. You can contact the Studierendenwerk for advice and support regarding

  • Social advice
  • Funding opportunities
  • Legal advice
  • Studying with a child
  • Studying with handicap
  • Psychological counseling
  • Housing Service (Student Apartments)
  • Intercultural Offers & Activities

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MBA Students

Counselling Services

Here you will find an overview of the advisory services for students. The services offered cover study guidance and academic counselling as well as social counselling or legal advice.