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Offers against stress, worries and conflicts

Trouble at university or at home: life is turbulent and can really demand a lot from us. The Healthy University offers help you to cope better with stress and mental strain.

Offers for stress prevention, self-management, dealing with conflicts

Mental Health Week: 13.-17.05.2024 (Kopie 1)

May becomes Mental Health Month

In the week from 13-17.05.2024, Hochschulsport (University Sports) offers many free and inexpensive activities in German to strengthen mental health. For employees* is among others included:

  • Vortrag: Yoga als Therapie bei psychischen Belastungszuständen
  • Beruhigende und die Seele erfüllende Naturbetrachtung
  • Vortrag: C Y C L E   W O N D E R - Bikepacking von Bergen bis ans Nordkap
  • Workshop: Stress lass nach - in der eigenen Energiekrise?
  • Training: Stretching and relaxing Hatha Yoga
  • Vortrag: Das 1 x 1 der Resilienz
  • Training: Progressive Muskelentspannung/PMR nach E. Jacobson
  • Training: Qi Gong im Alltag
  • Training: Hochseilgarten - Überwinde dich und lerne mehr über dich selbst
  • Workshop: andersnormal
  • Training: Nordic Walking
  • Open Stage am Wassersportgelände
  • Workshop: Raus aus der Komfortzone - rein in die Freude
  • Vortrag: Neuroqueering - vom Umgang mit Neuronormativität und -diversität

All information about the offers and registration on the Hochschulsports' website.

Mental Health Week-Special: Offers only for employees

Offers for all employees in the internal training program

Complete e-training courses from PINKTUM on self-competence from anywhere at any time:

  • Mental Health: Act mindfully in everyday work
  • Fit at work – work healthily and mindfully (also in EN and FR)
  • Stress management – mastering stress successfully and calmly (also in EN, ES and FR)
  • Better understand and manage burnout (also in EN, ES and FR)
  • Resilience – strengthening your inner resistance (also in EN, ES and FR)
  • Self-motivation (also in EN, ES, FR and TR)
  • Time management (also in EN, ES and FR)
  • More productive and happier at work (also in EN, ES and FR)
  • Efficiently mastering the flood of digital information (also in EN, ES and FR)

Please register here and enter the desired title under “Comments” in the registration form.

Offers for researchers and lecturers

Academic Staff Development offers researchers and lecturers a wide range of further trainings

Selected offers:

For all employees

Please check the German site for further information.

For academic support services and executives

Please check the German site for further information.

Counselling, coaching and dealing with conflicts

For all employees

  • All employees of the university can make use of the external counselling service for problems, worries and conflicts. Anyone interested should contact the counselling centre directly; the counselling is confidential and the counsellors are bound by professional secrecy.

For researchers and lecturers

The Academic Staff Development offers all reserachers and lecturers at the university the following support, among others:

  • Individual coaching and counselling. Free of charge and confidential, in presence, by telephone and video conference.
  • ASD care package for researchers in times of Corona. Develop personal strategies for everyday work and career in the Corona pandemic.

For executives of academic support services

The HR division offers the following services to managers in the academic support service:

  • External counseling from the Psychological Counseling Center, e.g. to find solutions for tricky management situations or to prepare for difficult discussions with employees or the team (in German)
  • Individual coaching for challenges in day-to-day management (only for managers; in German)

Helplines and therapy (offers outside the Gesunde Uni)

General telephone helpline

For all adult citizens

  • free of charge and confidentially
  • at any time under the following telephone numbers:
    • 0800 1110 111
    • 0800 1110 112
    • 0800 116 123
  • and under

University Outpatient Clinic

The University Outpatient Clinic offers behavioural therapy-oriented treatment of mental disorders in the form of individual and group settings (e.g. social skills training) to people aged 18 and over.

Billing is done as usual in the health system (members of statutory health insurance funds, privately insured persons and self-payers).

The outpatient clinic is part of the working group of Prof. Dr. Daniela Mier.

Further information and contact: