Consultation Services

Regardless of whether you are studying or working at the UdS - we will be happy to advise you on the topic of reconciling studies/work and family or care responsibilities.
The consultations are always confidential - unless you release us from the duty of confidentiality so that we can take action on your behalf.
Depending on your needs, we will also be happy to refer you to other competent offices.
Prospective students with family responsibilities may also contact us if they are planning to study at the UdS.   

We will be happy to inform and advise you on all questions relating to:


We welcome requests for appointments at: familie(at)

Please do not send us any sensitive data by e-mail (see also our data protection information).

Other counselling services at the UdS

Allgemeiner Studierendenausschuss (AStA)

The AStA offers advice from students for students; depending on the committee period, units on women's policy, studying with children, international students, studying with disabilities, student finance and much more.


Equal Opportunities Office

Das Equal Opportunities Office advises female staff and students on the compatibility of work/study and family, funding and career planning. Of particular interest are the projects Excellence Programme for Women Scientists and Gender Equality MINT. Help in case of discrimination and sexual violence.


Contact Point for Studying with Disability

Like the Family Office, KSB  is part of the Equal Opportunities and Diversity Management Unit.
This is the point of contact for everyone who has to do with the topic of 'study and disability' at Saarland University.
Prospective students and/or their parents can also contact this office. 


Psychological-psychotherapeutic counselling centre (PPB)

The PPB has been an important service unit of the Studierendenwerk in Saarland for decades.
Free psychological counselling for students and employees.
Offers workshops on a regular basis.


Central Student Advisory Service

The competent team of the Central Student Advisory Service advises on study programmes, application, social and financial aspects of studying, studying part-time, second degree, studying without a university entrance qualification and much more.
We recommend the mentoring programme to first-year students.