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Scholarships for successfully completing your studies with a child

Since the winter semester 2016/2017, the organisation Studentenhilfe München e.V. has been offering scholarships for successfully completing your studies with a child. The scholarship is specially designed for full-time student parents.

Studying with a child is not easy. For this reason, the organisation Studentenhilfe e.V. started a scholarship programme specifically for student parents in order to help them successfully complete their studies. In addition to monthly financial support for up to two semesters, scholarship students also receive competent advice from the Munich Students Union’s advisory service for pregnant students and students with a child on all aspects of everyday student life. This is to make sure that you can successfully complete your studies.

Click here for more information about the scholarship.

Maternity protection (Mutterschutzgesetz, MuSchG) for students during their studies

Since 01.01.2018, the maternity protection act “Mutterschutzgesetz” (MuSchG) also applies to students during their studies!

Should your institution bindingly stipulate a location, time and procedure or should an internship be required as part of your higher education, the “Mutterschutzgesetz” now also applies to students. The “Mutterschutzgesetz” has special regulations that apply to students, for instance, female students can waive their right to a period of protection after giving birth!

The “Mutterschutzgesetz” still applies to all pregnant women or mothers who are permanently employed - thus, it also applies to students who are permanently employed or have a part-time job.

Let your university know when you are pregnant, so that potential risks for you and your child can be avoided and, as the case may be, an individual solution can be found for you.

More information regarding the “Mutterschutzgesetz” can be found HERE.


The Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich offers an advisory service on all aspects regarding “studying with a child at the LMU Munich”. Click here for more information for international students.

Phone  089/ 2180/3124


The Family Service at the TUM provides advice for students on how to successfully combine their family life with their studies at the TUM.

Contact details

Doris Halm
Family Service for Munich and Garching
Tel: 089/ 289-22319; halm@zv.tum.de

Monika Laschinger
Family Service Weihenstephan
Tel: 0174/ 6954895; familienservice@wzw.tum.de

University of Applied Sciences Munich

Pregnant sutdents and students with a child at the University of Applied Sciences Munich can turn to the “Familienbüro” for advice. More information can be found here: www.hm.edu/familienbuero


Judith Bub
Koordinatorin Stud. Angelegenheiten- Lernzentrum- Familienbüro für Studierende
Tel: 089/ 12651283; judith.bub@hm.edu

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