Study Centre for the Visually Impaired (SZS)

Initial Counselling - First Steps

To prepare yourself properly for your studies it is helpful to use the wide variety of information and counselling offers. Students with Special Needs very often need a lot more time to organise and plan their studies.

The following institutions and offers, in particular, can help you getting started:

The barrier-free information platform Gateway answers many questions on how to get started when you have a visual or hearing impairment. The Study Centre for the Visually Impaired (SZS) jointly works with the RWTH University of Aachen on the contents of this platform:

The Representative for Students with Disabilities and Chronic Diseases at KIT gives advice on all topics related to studying with impairment at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology.  https://www.studiumundbehinderung.kit.edu/

The KIT Centre of Information and Counselling (zib) offers counselling and guidance on all study-related questions. http://www.sle.kit.edu/vorstudium/zib.php