Contacts for students

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Student Council of Computer Science

The active student council is the student representation at the faculty. If you do not know where to turn, we are always happy to help you. Otherwise, we are the proper place to turn to when it comes to the programming prep course, Ophase/Ofahrt, problems in teaching, university politics, evaluations, St. Nicholas celebration/summer celebration, pupil events, game nights, support for self-initiative and student members in committees. You can reach the student council here:

Fachschaft Informatik
S2|02 D120

TU Darmstadt
Hochschulstraße 10
64289 Darmstadt

Phone: +49 6151 16-25522

E-mail addresses to contact subgroups directly can usually be found on the respective website.


At the Department of Computer Science

Study/Examination Office

The Examination Office is responsible for all formalities concerning examinations (registration/deregistration including sick leave/certificates, registration of grades, final papers, inspection of reports, recognitions, applications to the examination board, etc.). It is located at S2|02 D117.

There is a mailbox in front of the examination office for applications, forms, certificates, etc. on paper.

During the digital semester, the on-site service is closed for the time being. Requests are best sent by e-mail ( - with reference to your own contact information. The mailbox will not be emptied regularly during this time. Paper work should therefore also be sent in advance by e-mail (PDF incl. signature). Medical certificates can currently be submitted online.


Student Advisory Service

The departmental student advisory service is responsible for all other matters concerning studies at the department of computer science, which are independent of course events.

Prospective students, current applicants to the B.Sc. Computer Science program, as well as students in the B.Sc. Informatics are asked to register for the Moodle course of the student advisory service for bachelor of computer science students. Plenty of information is already provided there, so you should first check if the answer can be found there.

For B.Sc. Computer Science students the following applies:

  • Ask general questions in the forum of the Moodle course, so that the answer can help as many students as possible. (This is not anonymous!)
  • If you need a personal appointment, you can make one in Moodle (please note the instructions). After making an appointment you should always comment on what it is about and which Skype ID will be used.
  • Via „Sammlung von Fragen…“ questions and wishes for new content can be expressed (anonymous possible).
  • If the question cannot be answered this way, there is the E-Mail address for all kinds of requests.

For recognitions of previous achievements, the following applies: Directly submit the transcript oif records and the relevant module handbook. Recognitions can only be granted after complete enrollment and with TU-ID; then please report by e-mail.

For international matters, please contact A consultation appointment can be arranged. Please provide documents for the recognition of achievements abroad via the Hessenbox. Further documents can be sent by e-mail or Hessenbox. In addition, the information on the website of the International Relations and Mobility Office applies.


Infrastructure and Student Pool Service (ISP)

The ISP is responsible for the technical offers to students of FB 20, for example e-mail, mailing lists, computer pool rooms with printing facilities, etc. The offer and assistance can be found on the web pages of the ISP.

Attention, the ISP used to be called RBG, this abbreviation still appears occasionally, but does not denote any other position.

In the digital semester, the offers of the ISP can be used by remote login (SSH). A manual can also be found on the web pages of the ISP.


Intensive Mentoring System (iMS)

The iMS is a compulsory course that must be completed in the 1st and, if applicable, 2nd semester of the B.Sc. computer science program. Detailed information about the course and registration can be found on the iMS website.

Questions about the mentoring system can be sent to

In the digital semester WiSe 2020/21 the iMS will take place digitally via Zoom.


At TU Darmstadt

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For Freshmen

einfachsTUdieren: The central website of the TU for all new freshmen (so far only in German)


Corona-Infos: All current information concerning COVID-19 at TU Darmstadt

AStA (Allgemeiner Studierendenausschuss): Studnet representatives electad by the Studierendenparlament

Hochschulrechenzentrum (HRZ): Everything about IT-Services: Starting at Athene-Karte ending with TU-ID

Advisory Services

Studierendenservice: For all organisational issues

Zentrale Studienberatung (ZSB): Advisory service around studies and general problems

Studierendenwerk Darmstadt: Social service, Health and legal council

Schreibcenter: Centrol advsory service for all areas of academic writing

Studieren mit Handicap: Support in all areas for handicapped students

Studieren mit Kind: Information regarding organisation of studies and advisory options for students with children

Teilzeitstudium: Tips for successful part time studies

Beschwerde- und Verbesserungsmanagement: Unhappy with anything? Talk to us!

Arbeiterkind: For first generation students

AStA (Allgemeiner Studierendenausschuss): Several subservices

International Students

International Student Services (ISS): For all issues of international students

MasterPlus Büro für internationale Masterstudierende: Early introduction and structured support in your studies

Zentrale Koordinierungsstelle für Flüchtlingsintegration: For students with refugee background

Stipendien für internationale Studierende: Support of international students through TU internal stipends/scholarships and information about further programs

ComeTOgether: Help with job and appartment hunting

Tutor international: Support for international students

International Tutor Team ITT: Joint free time events and support settling in in Darmstadt


Studierendenwerk Darmstadt, Studienfinanzierung: Social support

Stipendien: Overview of scholarship opportunities

Deutschlandstipendium: Scholarship for talented and socially commited students

Stipendien für internationale Studierende: Support of international students through TU internal stipends/scholarships and information about further programs

Förderverein für in Not geratene Studierende e.V.: Association that provides financial help in extreme cases and emergencies

Stellenwerk Darmstadt: Job offers for students and alumns


Studierendenwerk Darmstadt, Wohnservice: Inquire about free dorm rooms

International Student Services (ISS): Help for international freshmen with appartment hunting

Getting to know people and social engagements

Studierendenschaft: From A (AStA) to P (Political Groups)

Hochschulgruppen: Getting to know people, shaping free time

Unisportzentrum (USZ), Unifit: Sports offers at TU Darmstadt

ComeTOgether: Help with job and appartment hunting

Tutor international: Support for international students

International Tutor Team ITT: Joint free time events and support settling in in Darmstadt

Sprachencafé: Exchange about languages, culture, and nationalities