Study service for master students

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contact persons within he department

Here you will find students, staff and professors in their functions in commitees and commissions

leave of absence

Applications for leave of absence must be made during the re-registration period.
Please note: during a leave of absence semester:

  • no courses can be attended,
  • no ECTS can be acquired and
  • our workshops cannot be used.

Further information as well as the application form can be found on the website of the study service in Birkenfeld under "leave of absence".

Before you apply for a semester's leave of absence, it is advisable to seek study counsel with one of your professors.

ombudswoman & mediator

Mrs. Gabi Stahl is ombudswoman of our department. She advises and mediates in case you have any problems with members of the team that cannot be solved without a neutral person.
Ms Stahl can be contacted here for appointments.

permanent loan graduation work

First prepare of the work, that will stay in the university,  2 files as JPGs, 1 in 300 DPI and 1 in 72 DPI.
Name your files like: year-DEGREE-Lastname-dpi.jpg 

  • 2018-MFA-Mauerhofer-72.jpg
  • 2018-MFA-Mauerhofer-300.jpg

than go to the
registration form


The re-registration deadlines will be announced per poster and by e-mail!

To re-register please transfer the student fee. Your individual transfer amount will be displayed on the Studis Portal in the section "My studies - Study service" under the tab payments. You can reach the portal at the following address: (Please use the Shibboleth registration.)

Please transfer your payment  to the following bank account:

Recipient:        LHK Mainz/Umwelt-Campus Birkenfeld
Bank:                Postbank Ludwigshafen
IBAN:                DE45 5451 0067 0009 6236 71
BIC:                   PBNKDEFF
Reference:        last name, first name, matriculation number, study course

  • When the semester contribution has been received the student has been re-enrolled and a confirmation of enrollment will be forwarded to the student by mail.
  • Please note that money transfers, even when using online banking, can take up to 5 days.

The university will levy a surcharge of €21.00 on late re-registration.

Please note that applications for leave of absence must be filed during the re-enrollment period. Find more info on the webpage of the study-service in Birkenfeld under "leave of absence".

student card got lost?

Here you'll find a "How-To" to get a new one.

workshop contribution

For all students of the courses gemstone and jewellery a fee of 60,00 €/sem. is charged for general consumables in the workshops. You will receive information on payment options at the beginning of each semester.
Payment deadline is:

  • for the summer semester: 15 May
  • for the winter semester: 15 November

If you are unable to pay on time, contact Mrs Schoppet before the deadline.

In the event of late payment without prior notice, a surcharge of 10 € per reminder will be levied. 
(Reminders will be sent 2 weeks after the payment deadline:
30 May / 30 November = 70 €,
15 June / 16 December = 80 €

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