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Commissioner and Counsellor for disabled students and students with chronic illnesses:
Mrs. Stefanie Knapp  (Diplom-Sozialpädagogin)
Visitor address: Student Service, L 1,1, Room 128


Information for Students with Disability or a Chronic Ilness

Dear students,

As the commissioner and counsellor for disabled students and students with chronic illnesses, I am assigned to support you in all academic matters and problems related to your illness or disability. 

Our services for prospective students

  • Information about the study conditions for disabled persons
  • Campus tour with the commissioner
  • Information about applying for a study place
  • Contacts to other students with similar disabilities or chronic illnesses (as much as possible)

Our services for students

  • Advising in all academic matters related to your illness or disability
  • Periodic information for students with a disablility or a chronic illness
  • Information about  contact persons at faculties, the Studentenwerk, Bundesagentur für Arbeit etc.

If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact me by email or phone:


Email     fettig[at]verwaltung.uni-mannheim.de   
Phone  0621 / 181-1180  

Telephone Contact Hours

 Tuesday             02:00-04:00 p.m.
Friday 09:00-11:00 a.m.

Consultation Hours

on appointment



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  • Information provided by the German "Studentenwerk" 
  • "Studentwerk" of the Universities of Mannheim - Social Services ( in German only)