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Results of best2 beeinträchtigt studieren best2 beeeinträchtigt studieren is the title of a national survey on studying with disabilities and chronic diseases. The results of the survey have been published since September 2018. 11% of all students need support during their studies due to an impairment. The Deutsches Studentenwerk (German Student Union) reports "...for the first time, statements on social interaction. Advisory services are better known. Compensation for disadvantages effective, but used too little ... More support necessary in the introductory phase of studies...". Final Report
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Treffpunkt Studium barrierefrei This open moderated meeting and exchange for students with disabilities and chronic diseases takes place once a month on Tuesdays between 04 pm and 06 pm during the semester. Location: Student House, management meeting room on 1st floor, Building no. 01.12. Access via the foyer, left staircase up, then door on the left or via the elevator in the building. Information and Dates    
 
Brief information on starting your studies The small booklet "Brief information on starting your studies" issued by Deutsches Studentenwerk provides initial orientation on starting your studies.
Memorandum for accessible teaching materials The Studienzentrum für Sehgeschädigte (SZS) (Study Center for the Visually Impaired) was involved in a Memorandum aimed at making teaching materials accessible to students with disabilities at all German universities.
 
Study Buddies Search offered by KIT’s Learning Lab at HOC For students with disabilities, it often is particularly difficult to find suitable study buddies. The Study Buddies Search can help and support you. Information
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MyHealth - Gesund studierenden am KIT The MyHealth – Healthy Studying at KIT project investigates , interconnects and develops participatory measures and structures to promote student health at KIT. Read more at  www.myhealth.kit.edu
 
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Students in Wheelchairs Die Film Documentary "A Day with Tanja" accompanies a KIT student in her studies and everyday life.
21. Social Survey of Deutsches Studentenwerk (German Student Union) on the topic of health impairment... "In the summer semester of 2016, eleven percent of all students have one or more health impairments which, according to those affected, aggravate studies. The proportion of impaired  students has thus increased by four percentage points compared to 2012." Summary
 
Journal clicKIT Studium mit Handicap (Studying with a Handicap) How does it feel to study with a disability at KIT? Videos and interviews can be found in the online student journal clicKIT
Barrierefreie Lehre (Accessible Teaching): Info sheet on Asperger’s Syndrome Information and guidance for teachers in dealing with students with Asperger’s Syndrome.Download (In German only)
 
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Orientation and guidance systems on Campus South At the beginning of the winter semester of 2014/15, Paulcke-Platz and the crossing of Engesserstrasse at the level of Arbeitskreis Kultur und Kommunikation (AKK) have become safer for blind students and employees thanks to an orientation and guidance system.
Handbuch Studium und Behinderung barrierefrei online (Handbook Accessible Studies and Disability online) In its new 7th edition, the IBS (Studying with Disabilities – Information and Advice Center) of Deutsches Studentenwerk (German Student Union) provides information on studies with disabilities for prospective and current students. Handbook "Studies and Disability" (in German only)
 
Accessibility at municipal events New offer: The city of Karlsruhe actively supports people with disabilities in need of sign language interpreters or in need of company at municipal events. Information and contact  
DAAD promotes mobility for students with disabilities/chronic diseases The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) extends the range of information available to German and foreign students with disabilities/chronic diseases. Financial support is available for individuals and projects. Information and contact
 
Road works hotline For easy orientation, a hotline informs about road works going on in Karlsruhe. Please call 0721.133-5577 (Monday to Friday, 08 am to 06 pm).  
Handicap-friendly access to the KIT library A revolving door makes access to the KIT library more difficult. Handicapped people with KIT Card or guest card for the library can use another entrance with elevator next to the revolving door: Please unlock your account by sending an email to: direktion@bibliothek.kit.edu statingyour name and guest card number. Your card will then be activated by the staff of the management secretariat. Should technical problems arise, there is a bell on the outside left of the wheelchair elevator. When you ring that bell, the telephone rings either at the information desk or, after official hours, at the guard’s desk on the ground floor.