News from the PBS

March 2022
Russia’s war against Ukraine casts long shadows, even in the lives of many students. Pictures and news from the crisis region remain stuck and cause for e. g.
- compassion for the situation of Ukrainians,
- helplessness and powerlessness,
- fear and insecurity about the future,
- sorrow over the loss of the previous attitude to life,
- anger at the destruction of existences, structures and perspectives.
You are not alone with the effects of the global situation – and certainly don’t have to be. We offer advice on all personal and study-related topics for all students of the universities in Karlsruhe and Pforzheim.

28.01.2022
There are a few kilometres between Heidelberg and Karlsruhe, but the rampage at Heidelberg University aggected many deeply. Beyond the city’s borders, it has caused shock, fear, insecurity, grief, anger and, last but not least, many questions. It is hard to find a way back to everyday life at the university.
If you have a specific and urgent need for consultation and advice, please contact us – we will try to provide you with a short-term offer of support. We offer psychotherapeutic counselling for students and employees of the universities in Karlsruhe and Pforzheim.

01.10.2021
As part of a study, the Clinic for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry / Psychotherapy at the Ulm University Hospital is investigating how bullying experiences in childhood affect the mental health of students.
Participation is open to all students who are in contact with the Psychological Help (PBS) - with or without bullying experience. The survey is anonymous and takes about 20 minutes.
Here you can fill out the online questionnaire.

04.08.2021
Sabine Köster, Head of the Psychological Help (PBS) of the Studierendenwerk Karlsruhe, was a guest on SWR 2.
Here you can hear the podcast episode: Children's room instead of campus - studying during the pandemic

18.06.2021
Sabine Köster, Head of the Psychological Help (PBS) of the Studierendenwerk Karlsruhe, was a guest on the podcast "Studying during shutdown" of the DHBW Karlsruhe. [/F]. Here you can hear the podcast episode!

On May 28, 2021, took Sabine Köster, Head of the Psychological Help (PBS) of the Studierendenwerk Karlsruhe, a stand on the. "necessity of vaccination offers for students". Here you can read the text.