Counselling services with a focus on mental health

  • Student Services offers counselling services with a focus on mental health. They provide professional counselling on problems affecting students’ mental wellbeing such as difficulties with studying, completing a doctoral degree or examinations, problems with partners or parents, anxiety, psychosomatic disorders and other psychological problems. The drop-in session (offene Sprechstunde) is completely anonymous.
  • The Chair of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy at FAU offers various online training courses through the ‘StudiCare’ programme, aimed at helping students cope with problems affecting their mental wellbeing such as social anxiety, online addiction and insomnia, as well as fear of examinations or procrastination.
  • Numbers to call in case of emergency:
    • In an acute crisis: Emergency services 112
    • Mental health hotline: 0800 111 0 111 or 0800 111 0 222 (only from Germany)