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becks - Office of the Commissioner for Students with Disabilities and Chronic Illnesses

becks will be happy to answer any questions and problems you may have concerning studying with a disability and / or chronic illness.

Access to studies

Special requests to arrange cases of hartship and admission with disadvantage compensation.
(The study programmes are responsible for implementing the disadvantage compensation.)

Examination conditions/ disadvantage compensation

which are adapted to the individual need of disabled and chronically ill students according to the Bavarian Higher Education Act (BayHSchG).

Accessible university

  • study and examination assistants
  • tecnical aids
  • architectural and structural accessibility
  • audio induction loop systems
  • special parking space.

How to finance your study 

  • special regulations for the BaföG (German Federal Training Assistance Act) application and scholarships: the Studentenwerk Oberfranken can support you with questions related to these topics
  • discounts with a disability ID Card: the Versorgungsamt Bayreuth: Zentrum Bayern Familie und Soziales 
  • special social benefits for persons with disability and / or chronic illness.

Counselling through becks is confidential, independent and free of charge.

Contact information

Iwalewahaus
Wölfelstraße 2, 95444 Bayreuth, Room 205
Telephone: +49 921 554506
E-Mail: becks@uni-bayreuth.de

Website becks

You can always reach out to make an appointment with us. Additionally, the open consultation hour on campus takes place on Tuesdays from 10. a.m. to 11 a.m., room 2.57. in the Studentenwerk Oberfranken.


Webmaster: Dr. Stefan Kurth

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