Facilities for students with disabilities and special needs

Students living with disabilities, chronic illness or other impairments may have to deal with certain structural or personal complications during their studies. As a result, their studies might require more effort.

Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences (FH Vorarlberg) tries to give the required support to students living with disabilities and special needs through timely and personalized assistance. FH Vorarlberg provides a strong network of support. Not sure, if you need support? Contact FH Vorarlberg's representative for students living with disabilities and special needs.

FH Vorarlberg offers the following services for students living with disabilities and special needs:

  • Counselling for general needs and studies
  • Supportive arrangements, if students are not able to take assessments and tests in a regular mode
  • Guidance and support during the degree programme, e.g. installation of technical equipment on and off campus
  • Counselling for financial support

Before starting your studies – what is important?

In order to get a good headstart in the degree programme, students living with disabilities and special needs are advised to prepare well for the academic year. Therefore, please contact our representative person about personal needs in advance, so that FH Vorarlberg can guarantee that all your required needs will be met. All inquiries are dealt with the highest confidentiality possible and require the agreement of the person requesting them. For students who prefer to stay anonymous with their needs, FH Vorarlberg offers anonymous advice through phone and email support.

FH Vorarlberg offers a variety of help and assistance

  • Students living with disabilities and special needs may take a written exam verbally, if the writing process poses a problem
  • More time for exams
  • Flexible exam dates
  • Part-time studies (which may prolong the overall duration of the studies)

Contact person for students with disabilities and special needs

Julia Schneider

Dipl.-Wi.-Ing. Julia Schneider, MSc
Representative for students with disabilities and special needs
Equality Centre

 +43 5572 792 3314
julia.schneider@fhv.at

Facilities and services for Students