Barrier Free Mobility

Students with disabilities and/or chronic illnesses and their accompanying persons can spend a semester or internship abroad or participate in short-term mobility such as a summer school.

  • All fields of study are eligible.
  • You can have recognition at the THM for your achievements abroad

For this purpose, you should preferably choose one of our European Erasmus+ partner universities, but stays worldwide are also possible.

Here you can find an overview of the partner universities.

Some mobilities can also take place in the so-called virtual or blended format.

  • virtual mobilities: online study at partner university from home.
  • blended mobilities: virtual part combined with short stay of 5-30 days at the partner university.

Ask at the International Office if and which offers are available (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).


In Europe

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Erasmus Code: D GIESSEN02 PIC: 972166496 OID: E10164878 SCHAC: ECHE: ECHE 2014-20, EPS 2014-20 | ECHE 2021-27, EPS 2021-27

Erasmus+ financial benefits

  • monthly, country-dependent grants for living expenses between 200-600 €
  • Additional Green Travel Top-up für sustainable means of transports
  • GdB 20+ and chronic illness with additional financial needs:
    • Social Top-Up: additional monthly grants of a lump sum of 250 € (Honerary Declaration for Social Top-ups) or
    • DAAD special grant: max 15.000 €/semester and 30.000 €/year on application (financing of additional costs of barrier-free accommodation, travel assistance, medical care abroad, adaptation of learning materials, an accompanying person, etc.)
    • Funding for preparatory travel

This applies if these costs are not covered by other institutions or health insurance after prior review.

Download area of the application for special grant.

Outside of Europe

Stays outside Europe are possible. Please seek individual advice from the BliZ and the International Office.

Various programmes are available to support living and travel expenses:

Detailed instructions can be found on the DAAD page:

Personal counseling at the THM:
Take advantage of our counseling services for chronically ill/ visually impaired students at THM. The BliZ supports you during your stay abroad with a disability.
Contact the International Inclusion Officer This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., BliZ!

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