Impor­tant con­tact per­sons and con­tact points at the HHN

The team of the Cen­tral Stu­dent Advi­so­ry Ser­vice wish­es you a good start into the new semes­ter and would like to give you an overview about the wide range of con­sult­ing ser­vices offered by Heil­bronn Uni­ver­si­ty (HHN) for stu­dents. With a holis­tic and net­worked coun­sel­ing offer, the HHN and exter­nal part­ners would like to sup­port you in mak­ing your stud­ies suc­cess­ful. You are cor­dial­ly invit­ed to make use of these offers and to con­tact the men­tioned con­tact points if you need support.

We for you. This is our mot­to at the stu­dent body. We do every­thing we can to make stu­dent life on cam­pus and in gen­er­al eas­i­er and bet­ter for you. This includes:

  • free tax and legal advice
  • Lap­top rental
  • Uni­ver­si­ty Sports
  • Recre­ation­al and cul­tur­al pro­gram (events and trips)
  • Cum­mer­box
  • FAQ’s around the study
  • AStA app

The con­sul­ta­tion takes place Con­fi­den­tial, neu­tral and open-end­ed. Your inter­ests, goals, per­spec­tives and ques­tions are the focus. We sup­port you in find­ing indi­vid­ual solu­tions and pro­mot­ing your skills.

The Cen­tral Stu­dent Advi­so­ry Ser­vice helps with study ori­en­ta­tion and orga­ni­za­tion. In addi­tion, you will receive sup­port through learn­ing and skills coun­sel­ing, with exam anx­i­ety and top­ics such as doubts about study­ing and indi­vid­ual part-time study.

The Stu­dent Ser­vice Office is part of the ZSB. It serves as a con­tact point in every­day stu­dent life and helps to find the appro­pri­ate coun­sel­ing cen­ters and con­tact persons.

The Aca­d­e­m­ic depart­ment is divid­ed into the Stu­dent Sec­re­tari­at and the Exam­i­na­tions Office. They each have a con­tact per­son for your study program.

The Inter­na­tion­al Office is hap­py to advise you if you are inter­est­ed in a schol­ar­ship or a stay abroad and has fol­low­ing tasks:

  • Sup­port for the inter­na­tion­al­iza­tion of HHN
  • Cen­tral coor­di­na­tion of for­eign contacts
  • Con­clu­sion of uni­ver­si­ty coop­er­a­tion and bilat­er­al agreements
  • Imple­men­ta­tion of the Eras­mus+ pro­gram at Heil­bronn University
  • Con­tact for stu­dents — part­ner uni­ver­si­ties — pro­fes­sors — employees
  • Advice / infor­ma­tion on stays abroad and schol­ar­ship opportunities
  • Super­vi­sion of inter­na­tion­al exchange stu­dents (Incom­ings)
  • Mobil­i­ty mea­sures for Eras­mus+ staff mobility
  • Appli­ca­tion and pro­cess­ing of var­i­ous oth­er fund­ing and schol­ar­ship programs

Fam­i­ly friend­li­ness is not just a buzz­word at HHN. In a cer­ti­fi­ca­tion process last­ing many years, we have estab­lished struc­tures that sup­port par­ents and car­ers in find­ing good com­pat­i­bil­i­ty solu­tions. As a fam­i­ly-friend­ly uni­ver­si­ty, we are hap­py to sup­port you in your fam­i­ly life through our fam­i­ly ser­vice. Study with child or Study with nurs­ing tasks sup­port.

For exam­ple, we advise on:

  • Reg­u­la­tions for study­ing fathers and moth­ers (tak­ing exams, fam­i­ly-friend­ly study times, exten­sion of study time)
  • Study financ­ing with child
  • Child­care ser­vices at the sites
  • Sup­port for stu­dents with care­giv­ing responsibilities

At HHN, no one shall be unlaw­ful­ly dis­crim­i­nat­ed against on the basis of gen­der, eth­nic or social ori­gin, phys­i­cal appear­ance, age, dis­abil­i­ty, sex­u­al ori­en­ta­tion, reli­gion or ide­ol­o­gy. Vio­lence, bul­ly­ing and stalk­ing are also pro­hib­it­ed. Dis­crim­i­na­tion is not always rec­og­niz­able at first glance and is not always clear-cut. Feel free to con­tact us in such sit­u­a­tions. We will help you.

Should you hear from Dis­crim­i­na­tion If you are affect­ed, you can get con­fi­den­tial sup­port from the university’s com­plaints office and var­i­ous con­tact persons.

Female stu­dents can also con­tact the Equal Oppor­tu­ni­ty Offi­cer and her deputies confidentially.

The rep­re­sen­ta­tives for stu­dents with dis­abil­i­ties sup­port and advise you on options such as dis­ad­van­tage com­pen­sa­tion or study time exten­sions. The rep­re­sen­ta­tives are respon­si­ble for any form of impair­ment, regard­less of whether phys­i­cal, men­tal or oth­er lim­i­ta­tions make it dif­fi­cult for you to study.

The free psy­choso­cial coun­sel­ing cen­ter of the Hei­del­berg Stu­dent Union offers stu­dents expert advice in all per­son­al con­flict sit­u­a­tions. Both pri­vate and study-relat­ed prob­lems can find room in the coun­sel­ing center.

Typ­i­cal top­ics include:

  • Work and learn­ing difficulties
  • Fears in exams
  • Self-esteem crises
  • Sleep dis­or­ders
  • depres­sive moods
  • Con­tact difficulties
  • Part­ner­ship problems
  • sex­u­al difficulties
  • Drug or addic­tion issues

The Career Ser­vice sup­ports stu­dents in their entry into pro­fes­sion­al life with a series of events, advi­so­ry ser­vices and a career plat­form with job offers. The series of events includes webi­na­rs, lec­tures and work­shops on the top­ics of job appli­ca­tions and career entry. Indi­vid­ual con­sul­ta­tions and appli­ca­tion port­fo­lio checks are offered on sev­er­al dates dur­ing the semester.

If you are inter­est­ed in an intern­ship abroad, then the Inter­na­tion­al Career Ser­vice is the right place for you. Here you will be sup­port­ed in the appli­ca­tion process. It is also the con­tact point for inter­na­tion­al stu­dents who want to apply in Germany.

STARTKLAR sup­ports stu­dents and mem­bers of the HHN who are inter­est­ed in found­ing a com­pa­ny to go their own way and to active­ly shape the future. No mat­ter if you have already found your idea or if you just need first infor­ma­tion: we are THE con­tact per­sons for all ques­tions con­cern­ing entre­pre­neur­ship and start­up cul­ture at HHN.

The Church on Cam­pus in Heil­bronn (pre­vi­ous­ly: Evan­ge­lis­che & Katholis­che Hochschul­Ge­meinde Heil­bronn) is a meet­ing place for the stu­dents, staff and fac­ul­ty of all Heil­bronn uni­ver­si­ties. Every­one is wel­come here!

The Pas­toral care takes place by appoint­ment through the uni­ver­si­ty chap­lains in Heil­bronn and Künzelsau.

Schol­ar­ships pro­vide finan­cial sup­port dur­ing your stud­ies. Should you decide to apply for a Schol­ar­ship inter­est­ed, then we can inform and advise you with pleasure.