The central contact point for all matters relating to studying at the Trier location is located on the main campus. You will find the staff of the student service on the ground floor of building G. In our office, students, prospective students and applicants can find all essential services in one place. The offer includes the areas of the Student secretariat, Examination Office and General student counselling. The study service is divided into three work teams, each of which is assigned a specific degree program. This means that students always have permanent contact persons throughout their studies.
The General Student Advisory Service offers advice and orientation if you ask yourself, for example:
Thomas Henner, Dipl.-Verwaltungswirt (FH)
Tel. +49 651 8103 335
Christian Clemens, Public Administration Specialist
Tel. +49 651 8103 529
The Academic Counseling advises you on:
Contact for Bachelor's and Master's degree programmes.
The amount of the semester fee is displayed to each student in the Studis-Portal in the "My Studies - Study Service" (Mein Studium - Studienservice) section under the payments section for the respective semester periods. The beginning of a pre-registration phase is communicated by e-mail. As a rule, this e-mail is sent in mid-June for the winter semester and in mid-December for the summer semester.
After a positive examination of the application documents, applicants will receive a request for payment by e-mail.
If you have any questions about the amount and composition of the semester fee, please contact the staff of the Admision & Student Service Staff .
If there is sufficient capacity in an undergraduate programme, people who wish to continue their education in individual courses may be admitted as guest students upon application.
Admission as a guest student is not conditioned by the requirements for admission according to the enrolment regulations.
The application for admision as a guest Student (in geman) must be presented in a written form to the Trier University of Applied Sciences within the specified deadline (usually before the beginning of the semester 01.03. or 01.09.)
A guest auditorium is free of charge for the group of people who are refugees, otherwise fees will be charged depending on the extent of the visit.
Access to QIS (Overview of services provided, exam registration and downloads)
General Information about Registering for Exams via QIS (in german)
Withdrawal from examinations in the case of medical illness
The reasons given for failing to attend an Exam or for withdrawing after the start of an exam must be reported immediately in a written and credible form to the Study Service. In the unfortunate event of illness, the certificate must be submitted to the Study Service as soon as possible, i.e. without hesitation, at the latest no later than the third working day after the examination date. The certificate must show that the student is unable to participate in the examination. Please use the following suppementary sheet to declare your withdrawal.
Attention!!! In some courses of study the presentation of an official medical certificate is required. Please find out in time which certificate is required by your examination committee.
Withdrawal from examinations during pregnancy
During pregnancy, special protection regulations apply in accordance with the German Maternity Protection Law. In order to exercise these rights, the pregnancy must first be notified to the Study Service. The following link (in german) will provide you with further important information.
All examination regulations of the university are published in PUBLICUS (in german)
At the Trier University of Applied Sciences, study and examination achievements acquired in a university in Germany or abroad are generally recognised. Recognition can only be refused if there is evidence of a substantial difference between the result obtained and those to be replaced.
Recognition or accreditation is regulated in the respective examination regulations for your degree programme. The examination regulations are published at PUBLICUS (in german), the official publication of the Trier University of Applied Sciences.
You can find information on the procedure here (in german).
To continue your studies and participate in the exams in Summer Semester 2020, you need to re-register within the re-registration period from 19.12.2019 to 31.01.2020. All further information can be found in the following document:
Applications for temporary absence must be submitted within the above-mentioned re-registration period. If you do not plan to continue your studies at the Hochschule Trier in the coming semester (ex-matriculation), please submit the corresponding formal application for de-registration by 29.02.2020 at the latest.
Please note that the re-registration for the summer semester 2020 can only be cancelled uppon the beginning of the first semester (01.03.2020). For this purpose, the application for de-registration and repayment must be received by the Studienservice by 29.02.2020 at the latest. In this case, please contact us as soon as possible. A further prerequisite for the refund is the return of the semester ticket.
A late re-registration will only be accepted by paying a fee of 21,00 Euro until the beginning of the semester 01.03./01.09.
Students can be temporarily absent from their studies if they submit a written application and provide proof of an important reason. The application for exeat must be filed within the deadline for re-registration for the respective semester at the Study Service of the Trier University of Applied Sciences. A retroactive exeat does not take place. Exceptions are only possible in the case of sudden and unexpected events occurring within four weeks of the beginning of the semester.
Reasons for exeat are in particular:
An exeat to prepare for a final examination, Bachelor's or Master's thesis, etc. is excluded.
The application for de-registration can be made at any time. It takes effect at the end of the de-registration semester if no other date is applied. A retroactive cancellation of the enrolment upon application is inadmissible. The application for de-registration on the date of application takes effect from the following day of receipt of the application at the Trier University of Applied Sciences.
Study Service (Studienservice Gebäude G)
You will find the Study Service at the main campus in building G between the entrance to the school auditorium and the lecture halls. You can reach our Servicepoint under the telephone number 0651 8103 -335 / fax number 0651 8103 - 314.
Dates for consultations
Monday to Wednesday from 9:30 am to 12.00 am and from 13:00 to 15:00
Thursdays and Fridays only by previous request
Team and competences
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