Whom to address on study related questions?

If you are struggling with academic related issues (e.g. planning, self-organisation, learning and exam preparation as well as first steps and important milestones in your studies) make sure to get in touch with our Study Guide Ms Buksmann.

Starting at university is challenging. We want you to have a good start and are happy to offer you our support. In addition to institutions such as the Student Advisory Service our study guide Ms Buksmann will be glad to help you with any questions, worries or problems regarding your studies.


The following counselling services are available:

Open virtual office hours on Webex:
Tuesdays from 2pm – 3pm
Thursdays from 1pm – 2pm
No appointment neccessary


By telephone on +49 2821 806 73 9816
Mondays to Fridays from 10am – 5pm


Group consultation hours on various topics (Webex)
During the lecture period on Fridays starting from 12pm
https://hsrw.webex.com/hsrw/j.php?MTID=mcae8516a56deeefa7cc68971583288ac (PW: Study1)

  • 1st Friday of the month: „Study planning & exam preparation“ on Oct 10, Nov 5, Dec 3, Jan 7
  • 2nd Friday of the month: „Preparatory internship“ on Oct 8, Nov 12, Dec 10, Jan 14
  • 3rd Friday of the month: „Internship / thesis“ on Oct 15, Nov 19, Dec 17, Jan 21
  • 4th Friday of the month: „Balance, stress management & motivation“ on Oct 22, Nov 26
  • 5th Friday of the month: „Change of degree programme“ on Oct 25


Weekly interactive information sessions „Onboarding Freshers“ (Webex)
Mondays from 4pm, starting on Oct 10, 2021
(PW: Study1)

  • On various topics, including first steps at the HSRW, exam registration, learning techniques, contact points and jobs at the university, etc. For a current overview, see Moodle
  • Opportunity to meet and ask students from advanced semesters


Information and Support on Moodle

  • Ressources and Tools
  • Presentations from introductory events
  • Links to additional contact points
  • Dates and topics of "Onboarding Freshers" sessions
  • Individual Counselling


Individual Counselling
To schedule an appointment, please email elena.buksmann@hsrw.eu and include the following information:

  • Your degree programme
  • Communication data, e.g. telephone number
  • The time slots you are available at Monday to Friday, from 10am to 6pm, for a fortnight in advance
  • A brief description of the topic you would like to discuss





+49 (0)2821 80673 9816