Representation of Students with Disabilities or a Chronic Disease

We represent students with disabilities or a chronic disease at the FH Aachen in Aachen and Jülich, taking care of all issues and concerns. We support you in managing your course of study, and we are your contact in case of queries and problems that arise during your studies due to your disability or illness.

Everyone should have the opportunity to study at the FH Aachen without restrictions. This is why the university caters for the special needs of students with disabilities or a chronic disease. In cooperation with the Rectorate, the administration, the Registrar's Office, the university library, AStA (Students' Union Executive Committee) as well as the Studierendenwerk (Student Welfare Services), we work on the improvement of everyday student life in accordance with equal opportunity and accessibility.

  • physical disability
  • visual impairment/blindness
  • hearing impairment/deafness
  • speech impediment
  • mental illnesses
  • partial disorder in performance such as dyslexia
  • chronic disease
  • other long-term impairments


  • mediation between students and lecturers
  • barrier-free living
  • exemption from mobility fee
  • application for parking permits
  • search for self-help groups
  • building accessibility
  • application for aids
  • search for assistance
  • disabled sports
  • financing of disability-related additional costs