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Students with Special Circumstances

Points of Contact
H-Gebäude mit Kirschbaum im Vordergrund.

Counselling & Assistance

You can find contact people and organizations on the Beratung & Hilfe web page. 

Students with Children

RWU has been certified as a family-friendly university since 2015 and has taken a variety of measures to accommodate students with children. Please click on the link below for more information on:

  • Special study and examination regulations
  • Childcare
  • Parent-child office
  • Diaper changing and nursing
  • Maternity leave
  • Dining hall kids card
  • Financial assistance
  • Parent's forum
Students with Special Needs

Important Information About Students with Disabilities and Chronic Illness

"The universities [...] shall ensure that students with disabilities or chronic illnesses are not disadvantaged in their studies and that they can make use of the services offered by the university to the greatest extent possible without external assistance; they shall appoint a representative for this purpose, whose tasks shall be defined in the university constitution."

Baden-Württemberg Higher Education Act §2 (3)


As the representative appointed by the university senate, I am happy to help you myself or find someone who can.

Prof. Dr. Annerose Siebert

Prof. Dr. Annerose Siebert

The easiest way to get in touch with me is to write an email to


Guidelines on Examinations and Extending the Study Period

Students with disabilities or chronic illness may avail themselves of the special study and examination regulations (SPO) per § 30 (bachelor's programs) or § 27 (master's programs).

Compensation for Disadvantages

Paragraph (2) of the above-mentioned sections provides for compensation for the disadvantages posed by disability and chronic illness. The requirements and application procedure can be found in the SPO (paragraph (3)). Please use the following form: Nachteilsausgleich (Disadvantage Compensation).

Individual Study Plan

Those with disability or chronic illness have the option to create an individualized study plan per paragraph (1) of the sections mentioned above. Please contact the respective head of your study program to arrange this. Further details can be found in the SPO (paragraph (3)).


Special Assistance for Erasmus Students

Students with a degree of disability (GdB) of at least 30 (on a scale of 20 - 100) who have received an Erasmus+ scholarship to study or intern abroad in Europe can apply for additional assistance. Please learn more about this from the DAAD and contact the International Office.


You can learn more about studying with a disability or special considerations on the Deutschen Studentenwerk websiteThe "Studying with Disability" booklet, available for free on the Deutschen Studentenwerk website, is a comprehensive source of information on this subject.


You can find further contacts and sources of assistance and advice both on and off campus here.


This list of resources is not comprehensive and is being continually updated.

Contact & People

General contact details

Postal address RWU Hochschule Ravensburg-Weingarten
University of Applied Sciences
P.O. Box 30 22
88216 Weingarten