Studying with children is a great challenge. In particular, there is a lack of childcare places and family-friendly study conditions.

We won’t leave you alone and offer you a comprehensive range of advice:

Advice on financial assistance

• What state benefits am I entitled to?
• Information on parental allowance, child allowance, housing allowance & bridging allowance
• Information on application, submitting evidence, etc.
• Maintenance and advance maintenance
• Education and participation
• RUB-internal offers for students with children

Advice on bureaucratic matters

  • Am I taking a semester off?
  • Information on rights and deadlines
  • Support with problems with lecturers and examination offices
  • Supervision options at the RUB
  • Advice & assistance in filling out applications (no BAföG)
  • Time constraints, special situations in life


There will be no consultation from 09/27/21 to 11/10/21.


Olivia Richardt
Studierendenhaus SH 0/018
Phone: +49 (0) 234 32-23 050

Office hours

From November 10th, 21, consultations in the local language will take place on site in accordance with the 3G rules.
Tuesday 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Thursday 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Appointments can be made via “”. Consultations can also take place via Team Speak.