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Studying with Disabilities

For applicants and students who are disabled the Disability Advisory Service provides information and support. Consultation is confidential and, upon request anonymous; we are subject to data protection.

Disability Advisory Service

How can the Disability Advisory Service be contacted? Please scroll down to see the various options listed. 

Please not that the office will be closed from September 25th - October 2nd, 2023. During this time no queries will answered. 

In urgent cases, please contact us via email under, or by using the contact form.

All consultation rooms are barrier-free and sessions can be held in English.

Online consultation via Zoom

By appointment only, Tuesdays from 1 to 3 p.m.

We do not offer group consultation. 

For an appointment, please send a query to and briefly describe what you wish to talk about. You will then receive an appointment confirmation and the Zoom link for an individual session. 

Consultation via telephone

For minor queries call us on (030) 2093-70345 on Wednesdays between 11 am and 12 noon

Please note, this line is only active during this time.

Wednesday, September 27th, 2022 there will be no consultation via telephone. 

In urgent cases, please contact us via e-mail under


Face-to-face consultation

By appointment only, usually on Wednesdays.

Please send your query to and describe what you wish to talk about. You will then receive an appointment confirmation. The consultation location is the main building, Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin.

All consultation rooms are barrier-free accessible.

E-mail consultation

Write us your request to We aim to respond to emails within 72 hours but this may take longer during busy periods.

Further advice

Advice regarding studying with a disability can also be given at the following facilities:

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Information for students with disabilities

If you have a disability and intend to study at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, we advise you to prepare your stay in advance.

Click here to find more information on studying with disabilities.

Contact information


Katrin Rettel, M.A., M.B.S

Deputy Commissioner

Rumjana Slodicka, M.A.

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Contact for the International Office of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin: n.n.


The Compass Hotline:
Phone: +4930 2093-70333
Mail: Contact form

With sending an email you agree that your data is processed by an electronic ticketing system (OTRS). Please note the information:


Information according to EU-DSGVO


When contacting facilities of the study department, personal data are partly collected and processed. The processing of personal data, such as the name, address, e-mail address, or telephone number shall always be in line with the General Data Protection Regulation (EU-DSGVO) and in accordance with the Berlin Data Protection Act (BlnDSG). Further information on this, your rights and options can be found at