Study assistance & self-help groups

Do you need support in your everyday life at university? Our student assistants lexander Rheindorf, Malina Georg, Greta Wittemeier, Marwa Hamoud, Andreas Sturm, Tamara Holly take care of students with disabilities and chronic illnesses.

Come to us for advice or send us a request directly via email: shk.vorschub@asta.rwth-aachen.de

Self-help groups in Aachen and at RWTH Aachen University

Overview of all self-help groups in Aachen

An overview of all self-help groups in Aachen and the Aachen city region can be found here:
selbsthilfe-staedteregion-aachen.de/

Vorschub Regulars’ Table for Students with Disability and Chronic Illness
The Vorschub Regulars’ Table for Students with Disability and Chronic Illness (in German)
takes place every 14 days on Friday from 7-9pm (19:00-21:00) online on Zoom. Here, students with
disabilities and chronic illnesses can meet, talk and connect. If you would like to see if the Regulars’
Table is something for you, please contact us at selbsthilfegruppen@asta.rwth-aachen.de.
Autism support group
Autistic people experience the world differently. This can be confusing or even exhausting. In the autism self-help group at RWTH Aachen University, those affected can exchange ideas and develop strategies to meet life’s everyday challenges more successfully.
The moderated self-help group meets every two weeks, on Mondays from 6 to 8 pm. Currently, the meetings take place as a video chat. It is possible to join at any time. For anything else, just contact the moderator at asturm@asta.rwth-aachen.de

Regulars’ Table Depression and Anxiety
The Regulars’ Table Depression and Anxiety (in German) takes place every week on Tuesday from 7-9pm (19:00-21:00) online on Zoom. It`s a safe space to talk about what is on your mind, to get support and to connect with others. You are not alone. If you would like to see if the Regulars’
Table is something for you, please contact us at selbsthilfegruppen@asta.rwth-aachen.de

International Support Group Depression and Anxiety
The International Support Group Depression and Anxiety (in English) takes place every 14 days on Friday from 7-9pm (19:00-21:00) online on Zoom. It`s a safe space to talk about what is on your mind, to get support and to connect with others. You are not alone. If you would like to see if the
Support Group is something for you, please contact us at selbsthilfegruppen@asta.rwth-aachen.de

Integration Sport:

If you would like to participate in university sports, please contact the contact persons of integration sports. At the RWTH Aachen University Sports Center you can get help from Caterina Clemens to find a suitable offer. At the university sports of the Aachen universities is Juliana Kirchhoff the contact person for sports for the disabled.

Learning space for the visually impaired:

  • The following equipment can be issued for the visually impaired by prior arrangement with the staff:
  • Reader with PC monitor
  • Internet PC with screen reader “Cobra” and Office programs

If you have any questions about support groups, you can always contact selbsthilfegruppen@asta.rwth-aachen.de. An overview of counseling and support services for students with disabilities and chronic illnesses can be found at hier.