ENHANCE universities provide a wide variety of assistance offers and services for students with disabilities and chronic illnesses. On the following pages, you can find out more and address your questions to the contact persons. We are happy to help.

This page shows also an overview of different services and adjustments for students with disabilities and chronic illnesses. Erasmus+ can even have a student assistant arranged for you during your stay abroad. Find out more below and contact your university if you have any questions.

Erasmus students with a disability or chronic illness can ask for extra funding when making their mobility applications. Normally the sending university organizes this. This overview shows only the additional opportunities that might be offered by the hosting organization.

ENHANCE universities offer different housing possibilities. ENHANCE wants to make sure there are opportunities for your needs to be covered when looking for housing options. On this page, you can find out what kind of accommodations are offered and who the contact persons are.

This page shows also several possibilities for you to get to know new people and socialize with them. You can also contact the International Office to find out more possibilities.

Contact Details for Questions Regarding Disabilities and Chronic Illnesses

Chalmers has a contact page for all questions related to functional variations/disabilities.

Contact the International Office

You can find the contact information of the International Office here.

Services and Adjustments for Students With Disabilities and Chronic Illnesses

You can find a list of services on this page.


If you have any questions, you can contact funka@chalmers.se

 

 

Some examples of services:
-Note-taking support
-Mentor support
-Adapted written exam
-The library’s reading studio
-‘Reserve a librarian’
-Writing Centre

Financial Support

Please contact the International Office for more information.

Accessibility of the Buildings

If you have any questions about the accessibility of the buildings, you can contact funka@chalmers.se.

Preparatory Visit

Contact studentexchange@chalmers.se and ask about this possibility.

Housing

Students covered by Chalmers’ housing guarantee have a secure accommodation offer, but it does not mean that your rent will be covered by the university. The accommodations can either be a one-room apartment or a single room with a shared kitchen (sometimes a shared bathroom as well).

 

Peer Network/Socializing Possibilities

All students at Chalmers are members of the student union. It is run by its members to ensure students’ best interests. They are part of all decision-making boards and groups at the highest levels. The union offers an abundance of activities through its societies and committees and makes sure you have fun things to do in your spare time.

Find out more: https://chalmersstudentkar.se/.

Contact Details for Questions Regarding Disabilities and Chronic Illnesses

NTNU has a website for students who need assistance related to functional variations and challenges related to health.

 

Email: tilrettelegging@st.ntnu.no

Contact the International Office

Visit this page for more information.

Email: exchange@st.ntnu.no

Services and Adjustments for Students With Disabilities and Chronic Illnesses

If you have a health problem or a disability which may lead to disadvantages during your exam, you may apply for special arrangements.

Please visit this page for more information.

 

Some examples of possible adjustments are listed here:

-Counseling at different levels during studies
-Different courses and groups for different diagnoses 
-Technical aids for vision and hearing impairments
-Audio study literature
-Most rooms and buildings are wheelchair accessible
-Mentor service (not free of charge)
-Special reading rooms
-Extended examination time
-PC, Literacy support for dyslexics
-Adjustable desk
-Smaller examination room
-Access to a room for resting

 

Please contact the disability office.
Email: tilrettelegging@st.ntnu.no

 

Financial Support

Accessibility of the Buildings

Most buildings and rooms are wheelchair accessible and many rooms have signs in Braille. The MazeMap app offers information on how to move about on campus in a wheelchair. Rooms equipped with telecoil, IR, or Sennheiser Connect are signposted.

Preparatory Visit
Housing

NTNU offers wheelchair-friendly housing options, and apartments for single persons.
Housing information can be found here.

 

Peer Network/Socializing Possibilities

Parasport is a sports program for people with a disability.

Contact Details for Questions Regarding Disabilities, Specific Learning Disorders and Chronic Illnesses

The University service, called Multi Chance Poli Team (MCPT), helps and supports students with disability and Specific Learning Disorders from academic orientation to placement, and during the whole academic career. Visit this page to find out the services

 

Contact: multichance@polimi.it

Contact the International Office

Visit this page for more information.

Services and Adjustments for Students With Disabilities, Specific Learning Disorders and Chronic Illnesses

PoliMi offers special support for students with disabilities and Specific Learning Disorders; here is an overview of the services provided (additional or different support may be provided if needed):

 

– Administrative support

– Psychological and didactic counseling starting from the admission test – during studies – until placement 

– Didactic & peer to peer tutoring 

– Adaptive technological tools and solutions for attending classes, studying and taking exams 

– Campus accessibility (reserved parking, accessible classrooms and additional services)

– Accessible study literature 

– Reserved accessible accommodations

 

Contact multichance@polimi.it for more information. 

 

Financial Support

Please contact the International Office (incoming students) for more information.

Accessibility of the Buildings

The Equal Opportunities Unit, namely the Multi Chance Poli Team service, guarantees the accessibility of campuses and classrooms by checking all venues allocated. You can also check the accessibility of the buildings on this map: https://maps.polimi.it/maps/

Preparatory Visit

Contact the service at multichance@polimi.it

Housing

Housing information can be found here.
Questions can be addressed to multichance@polimi.it

Peer Network/Socializing Possibilities

All students at Polimi can join a student association (the full list is available here), take advantage of a Buddy, when arriving from abroad, and enjoy other relevant activities described here.  


Contact Details for Questions Regarding Disabilities and Chronic Illnesses

Students with disabilities and chronic illnesses are supported by the student-led organization VORSCHUB. Please visit their homepage for a list of services and contact persons.

 

  • More information about other aspects of inclusion and accessibility at RWTH is available on the inclusion portal.
Contact the International Office

-General information and advice are provided by the Info-Service Center at the International Office.
-Enrollment and support for exchange and visiting students at the Incoming Student Service.
-Email: incomings@rwth-aachen.de
-Faculty departmental coordinators for incoming and outgoing students.
-We recommend checking out this information page as well.

 

Services and Adjustments for Students With Disabilities and Chronic Illnesses

You can find a list of all services and possible adjustments.

Financial Support

Please contact the International Office for more information: incomings@rwth-aachen.de
The page “Everyone can study abroad” contains also some information about this issue.

Accessibility of the Buildings
Wheelmap (https://wheelmap.org/) is available for many buildings in Germany.
-Some information about RWTH can be found here.
-RWTH has a navigator page that can be found here. (Accessibility information is currently being added).
Preparatory Visit

Please find your contact person on this page.
Email: incomings@rwth-aachen.de

Housing

Housing information can be found here.

Peer Network/Socializing Possibilities

Discover the possibilities, including sports for people with disabilities, here.

Contact Details for Questions Regarding Disabilities and Chronic Illnesses

You can find the representatives of students with disabilities and chronic illnesses here.

Contact the International Office

-General information and advice from the team of student mobility and international students.

-Team of the International Student Counselling Unit.

Services and Adjustments for Students With Disabilities and Chronic Illnesses

-Please visit this page to find out more information.
-Contact barrierefrei@tu-berlin.de if you have any questions.

-All study and examination regulations include the right to compensate for disadvantages in your studies, internships, and examinations. Have a look here.
-You can find the contact information of the office of people with disabilities here.

Financial Support

-You can find here the additional financing possibilities at TUB.

Accessibility of the Buildings

-This page gives an overview of the accessibility of the buildings.
-Additional information is also available here.

Preparatory Visit

You can arrange an appointment with the Representative for Students with Disabilities that includes a tour. Contact barrierefrei@tu-berlin.de if you have any questions.

Housing

Housing information can be found here.
Please contact bintstud@international.tu-berlin.de if you have any questions.

Peer Network/Socializing Possibilities
Discover the buddy program here.

Contact Details for Questions Regarding Disabilities and Chronic Illnesses

Visit Medical Center for contact information
Email to: medico@upvnet.upv.es

Contact the International Office

Visit the page of the International Office at UPV.
Email of the International Office: opii@upv.es

Services and Adjustments for Students With Disabilities and Chronic Illnesses

The UPV offers special support for students with disabilities (physical or neuropsychiatric), mental health issues, or special learning needs. A shortlist of possible modification possibilities can be found here.
Please get in touch with the CEDAT Foundation at cedat@upv.es if you have a question.

Financial Support

The CEDAT Foundation informs students about the exemption of academic fees and information on specific scholarships for students with disabilities. Please contact CEDAT at cedat@upv.es

Accessibility of the Buildings

The entire UPV, except the ICC, is accessible for wheelchair users.

Preparatory Visit

Contact the CEDAT Foundation at cedat@upv.es

Housing

You can find general information about accommodations at UPV here.

Peer Network/Socializing Possibilities

The Student Delegation is responsible for representing the students. It assists and informs them about all university-related issues such as the scholarships, the courses offered, the sports activities, or any other type of related activity. The Student Delegation allows you to participate more actively in university life.

Contact Details for Questions Regarding Disabilities and Chronic Illnesses

You can find the contact information of the office of people with disabilities here.

 

Email: wsparcie.son@pw.edu.pl

 

Contact the International Office

Email of the International Office: incoming.erasmus@pw.edu.pl
More information here.

Services and Adjustments for Students With Disabilities and Chronic Illnesses

WUT offers special support for students with disabilities. Here is an overview of possible services:
– Counseling during studies
– Study assistant
– Coach for students with AS Syndrome
– Sign language interpreter
– Department guardian
– Conversion of the written material to Braille
– Technical aids as induction loops in various departments on the campus
– Computer with a speech synthesizer, magnification programs, Braille rulers, and Braille printer in the Main Library
– Academic leave if necessary (illness, treatment, longer medical examinations)
– Prolonged time of exams for people with disabilities (30% more time)
– Possibility of changing written exams for verbal ones for blind students with vision loss and the possibility of changing audio-verbal exams for written exams for hard of hearing, deaf students
– Financial support for transport
– Place where students can rent a special recorder, computer with screen reader programmes or magnifying programmes, outer keyboard with bigger, contrast buttons.

Financial Support

Each Faculty has its scholarship for people with disabilities. You can find the contact information of the office of people with disabilities here to find out more.

Accessibility of the Buildings

More information here. (Only in polish)

Preparatory Visit

Please contact wsparcie.son@pw.edu.pl

Housing

Please visit this page to discover housing opportunities in Warsaw.
Contact: WKK.international@samorzad.pw.edu.pl

Peer Network/Socializing Possibilities

Please contact European Students Network (ESN) Warsaw here.