You can get help around the clock at Krisendienst Oberfranken (0800 655 3000) or at Telefonseelsorge (0800 111 0 111). You can find further help by clicking on the download button under “Tips and information for the Corona phase”.


Students and doctoral candidates at OTH Amberg-Weiden receive support from the Psychological Counseling Center to overcome study-related and personal difficulties.
Psychological counseling is free of charge, unbureaucratic and subject to a duty of confidentiality.
Your contact person is Verena Gödrich.

Personal appointments take place in Weiden and Amberg on alternate Wednesdays. Video and telephone appointments are possible on all other days of the week. Please always make an appointment in advance. The easiest way to do this is via our online calendar. Please only book one appointment at a time and not several. Follow-up appointments will be arranged in person if necessary. You can find the online calendar here: Alternatively, you can make an appointment by e-mail. Please also state in this e-mail that you are studying in Weiden. Unfortunately, the data security of e-mails is not high. Therefore, please do not describe the symptoms or the topic to be discussed in your e-mail requesting an appointment.

Further information on the Psychological Counseling Center of the Studentenwerk Oberfranken can be found here.

Social counseling is offered by Mr. Heiko Rausch. To make an appointment or to clarify questions by telephone or in writing, you can find his contact details here