Family Service

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The family Information Points (FIP’s) comprise  diverse offers of information and practical advice. Core of the service is  family advice. Apart from financial support options, information on child care options and legal rights and duties of student parents and working parents are also available.

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Studying with a family can be a financial challenge. Some students with families are eligible for additional public support or scholarships.

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In the context of the certification as a family friendly university, the University of Applied Sciences Trier has committed itself to creating child care opportunities. For example a parent-child-room is available which allows student and employed parents to care for their child should the normal child care facilities be closed. It can also be used to change or nurse babies. Apart from holiday programs the university also offers an after school or after nursery care opportunities which support you should you have to stay on longer for an evening event or a late lecture.

Opens external link in new windowCare of the Elderly
A care situation can come unexpected and meet us completely unprepared. Many employees and students feel unable to cope and left alone. The University of Applied Sciences Trier is committed to supporting its employee. 

Opens external link in new windowRights and Duties
Students and employees with families enjoy certain legal privileges but also have certain duties to fulfil. For example maternity protection laws, maternity and paternity leaves rules, health insurance rules and rules for the care for a sick child should be observed.

Opens external link in new windowStudierendenwerk (Student Services)
The Studierendenwerk Trier supports students in terms of meals, lodgings and social services. In financial difficulties the Studierendenwerk can offer different forms of loans and scholarships. There are also offers for students with children, e.g. the start-up-set for young parents or the “Windelstipendium” (diaper scholarship). Closer Information on these offers you can find on the website of the Studierendenwerk under the heading “leben”. The services also comprise advice on social, psychological and legal matters as well as acting as estate agents or as a car and van rental service.