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Studying with a disability or a chronical illness is, when it comes to studying and life conditions at the university, a very complex matter. Your Studentenwerk Halle endeavours, together with the universities, to provide with comprehensive help from early on. This can only function effectively when you come up to us already before the beginning of your studies, for example with questions about accomodation for disabled persons in a dorm.
Prior appointment, once a week every Monday from 2 pm til 3 pm there is a office hour of the representative for disabled people of the Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg together with your Studentenwerk in the Disability Representative of the MLU, Barfüßerstr. 17, 06108 Halle(Saale).
Please make your appointment via e-mail at email@example.com.
There are also special features to consider when applying for BAföG in the case of chronic diseases or disabilities:
The following aplies in all cases: your personal situation is decisive and can only be evaluated in the social counseling directly in the BAföG office.
The BAföG is available in the first place to cover the educational costs for students with chronic illness or disability. Any additional financial requirements for study-specific assistance due to disability may be granted in accordance with SGB XII upon request.
In particular, these additional requirements include:
All information about the application and the respective responsible institution can be found by contacting our social counselor. We also advise you on claims such as integration aids and other claims of students in accordance with SGB II/XII.
Numerous foundations and scholarships particularly encourage students with chronic illness or disability.
You will get an overview as well as details about the focus the respective scholarships or foundations have set for the funding in a personal consultation.