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Advice for Students with Disabilities or Chronic Illnesses

The commissioner and counselor for students with disabilities or chronic illnesses, Stefanie Knapp, can advise and support you with any problems you might face during your studies due to a disability or chronic illness.

    • Services for prospective students

      •  Advice on all questions about studying at the University of Mannheim with a disability
      • Special campus tours
      • Information on applying for a program and requesting recognition of hardship upon admission
      • Establishing contact to students with the same or a similar disability or chronic illness (if possible)
    • Services for freshmen

      • Advice at the start of your studies
      • Newsletter on studying with a disability or chronic illness
      • Buddy program organized by AStA and the commissioner for students with disabilities: Meet fellow students in higher semesters who will gladly share their experiences at the university and of their everyday student life.
      • Information on disadvantage compensation for examinations (for instance time extensions, enlargement of exam papers, etc.)
    • Services for students

      • Advice on all questions about studying at the University of Mannheim with a disability
      • Information on disadvantage compensation for examinations (for instance time extensions, enlargement of exam papers, etc.)
      • Newsletter on studying with a disability or chronic illness
      • Referral to other counselors and points of contact (for instance at the schools, the Studierendenwerk, the Federal Employment Agency, etc.)
    Stefanie Knapp

    Stefanie Knapp

    Commissioner and Counselor for disabled students and students with chronic illnesses
    University of Mannheim
    Dezernat II - Studienangelegenheiten L 1, 1 – Room 128
    68161 Mannheim
    Consultation hour(s):
    Fri 9–11 a.m. (telefonische Sprechstunde)

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