Students with Children or Caring Responsibilitie

As family-friendly institution, the South Westphalia University of Applied Sciences is warmly interested in encouraging students with children or caring for relatives. In doing so, we continuously develop and implement appropriate measures and actions.

We provide advice and information on the following family-related topics in the Family Support Centre:

  • family-friendly arrangements at the university
  • study organisation
  • financing of studies
  • concrete possibilities for support
  • childcare (during the holidays, kindergarten, emergencies)
  • maternity protection, parental benefit, and parental leave
  • nappy changing and breastfeeding facilities

You will find further information in german language at:

You can obtain expert advice by phone or email.

Bettina Kretzschmar/ Theresa Oganowski
Phone +49 2331/ 9330 - 986 / - 6227
Haldener Str. 182, Hagen, Room HE 05

FH Südwestfalen
Haldener Str. 182
Raum 005
58095 Hagen
Tel. 02331 / 9330 – 986 / - 6227