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Centre for Student Refugees Berlin

Initial counseling and orientation for refugee students or prospective refugee students.

Our mission



We offer refugee students and prospective refugee students initial advice on taking up studies as well as orientation for successful studies in Berlin. We collect relevant information and prepare it clearly.

The Centre for Student Refugees Berlin is available under the telephone number 030 93939-8425 as well as under the following e-mail: In addition to that we offer an office hour every Thursday between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

To avoid long waiting times, please make an appointment. If you cannot make it during our office hours, we are happy to offer counselling outside of it.

Personal counsellings as well as video counsellings via Cisco-Webex on appointment are also possible.

Wie können wir beraten? / How can we advise?

Zu welchen Themen möchtest du eine Beratung? / On what topics do you need consultation?:

Datenschutz / Data privacy*:

Offers of the studierendenWERK BERLIN for refugee students

  • Enrolled students who have financial or study organisation problems due to the current situation in Ukraine and the sanctions against Russia can contact our social counselling service at any time. We will take a look at your case and look for solutions together.

  • Since 1 June 2022, refugee Ukrainian students with a residence title according to § 24 AufenthG can receive financial support through BAföG.

  • In addition to that, there are various funds that can be applied for once, such as the Solidarity Fund of the UdK Berlin. The funds are linked to different conditions. Further questions can be answered by the respective universities.


  • Refugee children can be admitted to the daycare centres of the studierendenWERK Berlin. The prerequisite for this is the application for a daycare voucher.