Consulting and advising services

Good advising, throughout your degree

Questions and problems can come up no matter where you are in your degree program. There are multiple points of contact at the OWL University of Applied Sciences and Arts where you can receive advising and support.

 

Academic advising

If you have questions related to your degree program, you can find someone ready and willing to help at the Central Student Services Office. Contact the office if you are thinking about leaving your degree program or changing your major, and need someone to talk through the alternatives with you. If you have specific questions regarding your degree program, you should contact your departmental advisors.

Central Student Advisory Services

Getting your degree with a handicap

The OWL University of Applied Sciences and Arts offers custom-tailored advising and support to students with disabilities and chronic illnesses. Employees from technology, administration and instruction can find the best solution to any difficulties you may be experiencing, no matter your situation.

Getting your degree with a handicap

Getting your degree when you have children

Students with children have to be well-organized and juggle a lot of different responsibilities at the same time. The OWL University of Applied Sciences and Arts supports parents with advising and childcare services.

Getting your degree when you have children

Changing your major or campus

If you are coming to the Ostwestfalen-Lippe University of Applied Sciences from another university, or want to change your major, there are lots of different things you’ll need to think about. We can help you register for your desired program.

Changing your major or campus

Conflict management

Frequently, when facing a conflict you may be uncertain who to contact for different issues – or you may have good reasons for not wanting to turn to a specific person. In such situations, members of the advisory board are happy to help.

Advisory board

Psycho-social advising

Your time at the university is a unique phase of life, and brings with it not only opportunity but also challenges. The demands you face during your degree program are many, and in some cases may spark personal crises. To provide you with the best possible support in such situations, the OWL University of Applied Sciences and Arts offers specific advising services.Your time at the university is a unique phase of life, and brings with it not only opportunity but also challenges. The demands you face during your degree program are many, and in some cases may spark personal crises. To provide you with the best possible support in such situations, the OWL University of Applied Sciences and Arts offers specific advising services.

Psycho-social advising

International Office

The International Office is the central service office for international affairs at the OWL University of Applied Sciences and Arts. It advises students who want to study in Germany, who plan to study abroad during their degrees, or who are looking for stipends or scholarships to meet their needs. International students also receive support from the International Office as they complete their degrees or a semester at the OWL University of Applied Sciences and Arts, from planning and through their stay.

International Office

Doubts about your degree program

You may experience doubts about your degree program for a variety of reasons: Feeling unsatisfied with your department, not passing your exams, or having difficulties with the subject matter. Your life circumstances may have changed, or you may have personal issues that are preventing you from continuing your studies. We can support and advise you in such situations with a variety of services.

Advising services