A disability is a limitation – mostly chronic – that hinders the student's ability to function.
Disabilities can be temporary, although they are mostly permanent. Many disabilities are not visibly apparent to others. Disabilities include:
If you have a disability that hinders you in your studies, it is advisable to contact the student counsellor straight away regarding possible modifications and provisions. Each individual student and situation requires a tailor-made solution that – in compliance with the Equal Treatment Act (AWGB) – takes into account the fact that modifications/provisions must be suitable and necessary and have no disproportionately adverse effects on the programme.