Information and advisory services


The General Student Committee (German: AStA) is the executive organ of the student body. It is elected resp. confirmed by the Student Parliament. The Student Parliament assigns tasks to the AStA and monitors the fulfilling of those. The AStA of Rhine Waal University of Applied Sciences is organized into the Board and the Departments. The different departments support students with advice and service offers.

Career Service

Internship, student job or first steps in a new career – Rhine-Waal’s Career Service is here to support students with their entry into the working world.

Social and Academic Advisory / Study Guides

Unexpected academic and social problems are roadblocks on the path to students’ academic success. Study guides at the faculties provide orientation and support students during their course of studies


Psychological Counselling Service

The university's psychological counseling offers students competent help with personal burdens and difficulties.

Welcome Centre

The qualified student tutors of the Welcome Center help with social and cultural issues. Through a variety of offers they also support the exchange of students amongst each other.


About the new Maternity Protection Act

Pregnant students underly individual protection at the university. Here you will find all relevant information and contacts.

„Next Step Niederrhein“

The projects supports students with doubts regarding their studies or considering to drop out.

Equal Opportunities and Familyservice

Equal opportunies for women and men and a healthy work-life balance are steadfast principles of Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences and a motor for continuous development and improvement.

Studying with Disabilities or Chronic Illnesses

The university supports all students in their endeavour to earn a degree. The Student Advisory Service is the direct contact point for students with any kind of question relating to the organisation of their studies or compensation for their disadvantage caused by their specific situation.

Studierendenwerk Düsseldorf

The Studierendenwerk Düsseldorf provides advice and support to students with social, private or financial problems affecting their studies. Regular consultation hours are offered at both campus locations of Rhine-Waal University.

Link professors

Link Professors are points of contacts within the faculties who have been professionally trained to provide counselling and support. Contact them any time for help if you are struggling with academic issues or personal problems. They are important intermediaries for faculty or study-related issues.

Student Advisory Service

The Student Advisory Service advises and informs prospective students, students, their parents and teachers about all study matters and offers workshops and events on study-related topics.