Students’ Union Halle

Wolfgang-Langenbeck-Straße 5, 06120 Halle, Telephone +49(0)345 6847 0

Students’ Union

Link to Students’ Union

Psychological counselling at Burg Giebichenstein

Heidi Engesser
Design Campus, ‘Kutscherhaus’ (Coach House), 2nd floor
T +49 (0)345 7751-501,
psychologischeberatung(at)  burg-halle.  de

Consultation hours by appointment

Burg Giebichenstein canteens

Eating and drinking: the Students’ Union runs two canteens at the university:

‘Mensa Neuwerk 7’ canteen, Villa, basement
‘Mensa Burg’ canteen, ‘Herrenhaus’, Seebener Straße 1

Additional canteens

‘Mensa Weinberg’ canteen, Wolfgang-Langenbeck-Straße 3
‘Mensa Harz’, Harz 42
‘Mensa Burse zur Tulpe’ canteen, Universitätsring 5
‘Mensa Brandbergweg’ canteen, Brandbergweg 23

Students’ Union

The Students’ Union Halle offers the following services: food (canteens), student finance (BAföG), student accommodation, social counselling and services, job placement, culture, international affairs

Student accommodation

Places in students’ residences are awarded by the Students’ Union’s student residence and room allocation service.Telephone 0345 6847 413/-414/-415, studentischeswohnen(at)  studentenwerk-halle.  de
Office hours: Tue 1–5 p.m. and Fri 9 a.m.–12 noon


The Students’ Union Halle runs its own independent childcare facility. It offers childcare for the children of all students at particularly reasonable conditions. Information can be obtained from the Students’ Union’s personnel department. The university’s Students’ Council also offers childcare services. Current information can be found at

Psycho-social counselling

The psycho-social counselling service aims to provide a confidential contact person for students who wish to talk about personal problems in counselling discussions. These problems could include work or concentration difficulties, exam anxiety, stress related to studying at university, relationship problems, conflicts with parents, depressive moods, problems with self-esteem etc. Students can also obtain support here with matters relating to their university environment, help with social law issues, and financial and other personal problems. The focal points of this counselling include the following areas: financial aid (student aid, foundations, state social assistance), housing allowance, rent law, studying and pregnancy, studying with children, studying as a person with disability, studying as a foreigner, difficulties with authorities, social insurance, health and nursing care insurance, part-time work while studying. All information will be treated in strict confidentiality.

Contact persons

Psycho-social counselling, Ms Thiel and Ms Hage
Telephone +49(0)345 6 82 38 43 oder 0151.15 20 85 08
psychosoziale-beratung.halle(at)  studentenwerk-halle.  de

Counselling hours: Mon 3–5 p.m., Infopoint, ‘Mensa Harz’ canteen,
Wed 3–5 p.m., Wolfgang-Langenbeck-Straße 5 and by appointment