FAQ for students and doctoral candidates from Ukraine and the Russian Federation

Psychological counselling for students is offered by the University's Central Student Counselling Service (ZSB). As a student, you will find support here in developing coping strategies in difficult study and life situations.

In addition, the ZSB supports students and doctoral students at the University with intercultural questions and problems.

Contact points outside the university:

TelefonSeelsorge®

The volunteers of TelefonSeelsorge® Deutschland e.V. help around the clock to deal with distressing feelings and anxiety. The hotline is free of charge.
Further information: www.telefonseelsorge.de
Contact: +49 800 1110111 and +49 800 1110222

Krisenchat.de/ukraine

Krisenchat.de/ukraine offers a free psychosocial counselling service for young people up to 25 years of age via WhatsApp and SMS in Ukrainian and Russian. Trained psychologists provide immediate psychosocial support.

Psychological counselling for students is part of the University's Central Student Counselling Service (ZSB). As a student, you will find support here in developing coping strategies in difficult study and life situations.

In addition, the ZSB supports students and doctoral students at the University with intercultural questions and problems.

No. Your residence permit cannot be withdrawn on the basis of your nationality. The same requirements apply to all international students. As long as you meet the requirements for a residence title §16b AufenthG (i.e. full-time study place, sufficient funding, sufficient health insurance, recognisable progress in your studies), nothing stands in the way of a future extension of your residence title to study.

No. Russian students can continue their studies without restrictions.

Yes. The examination and study regulations apply equally to all students. Russian students can continue to take all examinations without restriction.

The coordination staff of the city of Wuppertal might be helpful to you here. Please look in the FAQ for the item "How do I get financial support?" with reference to a social welfare application.

The coordination staff of the city of Wuppertal might be helpful to you here. Please look in the FAQ for the item "How do I get financial support?" with reference to a social welfare application.

Yes, there are various ways to interrupt your studies and continue them later. Each interruption must be justified. Furthermore, interruptions can have an impact on your residence permit in Germany or your health insurance. Therefore, please seek advice at the student admission and registration for international students (Internationales Studierendensekretariat) via email to intsek[at]uni-wuppertal.de before making a decision.

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