PBS Psychological Counseling

10 Tips for Students in Times of Corona

Our experienced psychologists at the Psychological Counseling Center of the Studierendenwerk Mannheim will show you how to help manage the contact restrictions or a quarantine.

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Studying can prove to be the most rewarding time in one’s life, however, it can also prove to be a personal challenge that can lead to emotional stress.  Students have diverse dependencies (parents, instructors, finances, etc.) when compared to non-students of the same age.  Additionally, the distance between home and place of study often leads to a loss of social belonging to one’s peer group which in turn requires the student to be proactive, have self-discipline and confidence (getting in contact, speaking freely in front of strangers, planning and fulfilling the semester plan).  Last but not least are the conditions at the institution one studies at which are often characterized by anonymity, performance demands, and a competitive culture.  These special circumstances can lead to psychological stress requiring students to seek out professional assistance.

40 years of experience

The Psychological Counseling Center (PBS) of the Studierendenwerk Mannheim has offered psychological counseling for over 40 years.  Based on our experience, we offer students enrolled in the Mannheim region personalized counseling as well as short-term therapy to help them with personal and study-related problems.  The PBS Mannheim is one of the largest of the 58 Studierendenwerks.


Psychologische Beratungsstelle (PBS)
Mensaria am Schloss
Bismarckstr. 10 | Entrance A (Room 005)
68161 Mannheim

Please give the following in your navigation device:
"Parkhaus Bismarckstraße" or "Parkhaus Universität"

Temporary Relocation Due to Construction!
More information:

Mailing Address 

Studierendenwerk Mannheim AöR
Psychologische Beratungsstelle (PBS)
Postfach 10 30 37
68030 Mannheim

Where to go first 

Karin Kraft / Tanja Heydenreich
Telephone:  0621 49072-555
Fax:  0621 49072-599
or via E-Mail

Hours of Operation 

Mon-Fri: 8:30am-4:00pm
Fri: 8:30am-1:00pm


First-Interviews may only be conducted after registration with the secretary of the PBS.