At the University of Regensburg, we value our differences and celebrate diversity. The University of Regensburg adheres to the antidiscrimination principles laid down in General Act on Equal Treatment of 14 August 2006. The purpose of this Act is to prevent or to stop discrimination on the grounds of race or ethnic origin, gender, religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation.
Institutions and organizations across campus provide a variety of helpful resources and ensure the University remains an inclusive, welcoming place free from discrimination.
⇒ Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
⇒ Conflict Management & Anti-Discrimination (only in German)
⇒ Forms and documents on equality at the University of Regensburg (only in German)
Visit the following website to learn more about equality, diversity, anti-racism, family businesses and the women's representatives.
Are you affected by some sort of handicap or chronic illness? Then you are not alone with your needs. Approximately 11% of all students in Germany are affected by some sort of handicap or chronic illness. If you have special requirements for your accomodation or need a different treatment for exams, do not hesitate to contact Ms. Betzner as soon as possible to organize your stay.
The term student with special needs applies to a relatively wide range of people, including students with
Students with special needs are entitled to diverse forms of assistance to provide all the support they need to help them successfully complete a university degree.
Students may receive special support when taking exams like:
Forthermore, Universität Regensburg offers several special services for students with special needs:
If you need special assistance, accommodation or exam conditions as an exchange student coming to Regensburg, you should contact Ms Christine Betzner at the International Office as soon as possible so that everything can be organized in time.
Important: Please send us an official letter from your home university as soon as possible confirming what kind of assistance has already been approved for you at your home university. We also need a recent official medical report explaining the medical condition. Both certificates should be in English (unless available in German).
There are two main two main advisory services on campus:
The counselors at the Student Services give advice on
The university's advisory service team (Stefanie Feuerer, Dr. Tina Plank, and Prof. Dr. Mark Greenlee) offers several services to support you during your studies, i.e. sight-impaired or blind students will find a scanner service, special computers and microscopes. A literature service helps you get books and other material from the library.
⇒ Contact: UR's Advisory Team (German)
If you encounter problems related to the handling of the study programme or other aspects of your stay that cannot be solved by the International Office, you can contact the appropriate ombudsperson at your faculty. Ombudspersons are the internationalization officers of the faculties.
⇒ Faculty Responsibles for Internationalization