Bochum Student Services, Students of various nationalities sitting in the student cafeteria. Printed at the top of the picture is the word “International”. “150 nations on campus. Isn’t that awesome!?” is written underneath the picture.

Bochum

In Services by ARGE Referent O. Kroll

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In every situation or for any questions you might have as a student … Bochum Student Services are there for you.


Student Housing

Bochum Student Services offer student housing of various forms in their residences in Bochum, Gelsenkirchen and Bocholt near the University. These student residences provide accommodation for more than 4,100 students. The offer ranges from furnished rooms, apartments or shared arrangements to housing solutions for families or for people with disabilities.

Contact:
Akademisches Förderungswerk (AKAFÖ) (Bochum Student Services)
Studentisches Wohnen (student housing)
Tel: +49 234 32-11410
E-mail: wohnheimverwaltung@akafoe.de

Dining Facilities

Bochum Student Services provide for the culinary well-being of students and university employees with almost 30 dining halls and cafeterias at the various locations in Bochum, Gelsenkirchen, Recklinghausen and Bocholt. Here students, employees and other people related to the university are offered warm meals, snacks or beverages. Several schools in Bochum and Hattingen are also catered by the Student Services.

Contact:
Akademisches Förderungswerk (AKAFÖ) (Bochum Student Services)
Hochschulgastronomie (university catering and dining)
Tel: +49 234 32-11301
E-mail: gastronomie@akafoe.de

Financial Aid

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), located in Bonn, provides information on financial issues concerning all foreign students.

Contact:
German Academic Exchange Service
Kennedyallee 50
53175 Bonn
website: http://www.daad.de/

Students with Children

Bochum Student Services are responsible for two daycare centers in Bochum with the capacity for 200 children. Here children aged 4 months to 6 years old can be cared for. Additionally, after-school care is available for 30 children of school age.

Contact:
Akademisches Förderungswerk (AKAFÖ)(Bochum Student Services)
Kindertagesstätte „Lennershofstraße“ (daycare center “Lennershofstraße“)
Tel: +49 234 32-11511
E-mail: kitag@akafoe.de

UniKids
Tel: +49 234 32-11430
E-mail: kathrin.howe@akafoe.de

Counseling and Social Services

Bochum Student Services offer counseling for students with disabilities or chronic illnesses. In individual counseling sessions, students receive support for every situation of life such as dealing with study and exam regulations, financing or physical care and assistance.

Contact:
Akademisches Förderungswerk (AKAFÖ) (Bochum Student Services)
Beratungszentrum zur Inklusion Behinderter (counseling center for the inclusion of people with disabilities)
Tel: +49 234 32-11530
E-mail: szb@akafoe.de

International Center

In order to make it easier for international students to stay in Germany and study at a German university and to foster intercultural communication, Bochum Student Services have set up the department “Internationales”. Besides managing exchange programs and providing practical help for coping with day-to-day university life, the department is particularly useful in organizing mentors and tutors for international students.

Contact:
Akademisches Förderungswerk (AKAFÖ) (Bochum Student Services)
Internationales (international department)
Tel: +49 234 32-07412
E-mail: heiko.jansen@akafoe.de

Office of Cultural Affairs (BoSKop)

BoSKop (Bochum student culture cooperative) is the Office of Cultural Affairs run by Bochum Student Services and the place to turn to for all things concerning cultural affairs. The Office of Cultural Affairs offers an extensive cultural program ranging from courses and workshops in theater, dance and music to events like concerts, jazz and blue sessions, as well as the “BoSKop Show”.

Contact:
Akademisches Förderungswerk (AKAFÖ)(Bochum Student Services)
Bochumer Studentische Kulturkooperative BoSKop (Bochum student culture cooperative)
Tel: +49 234 32-11520
E-mail: boskop@akafoe.de

Akademisches Förderungswerk (Bochum Student Services)

Universitätsstraße 150, D-44801 Bochum
Postfach 10 01 33, D-44701 Bochum
Tel: +49 234 32-11010
Fax: +49 234 32-14010
E-mail: akafoe@akafoe.de
http://www.akafoe.de
Managing Director: Jörg Lüken