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Helpful documents / Корисні документи

Source: Saxon State Ministry for Social Affairs and Social Cohesion

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1. Information about Entry and Registration in the Freestate of Saxony

1.1 City of Freiberg

The city of Freiberg provides important advice, contact points and information on the current situation in Ukraine on their website.

1.2 District of Centraly Saxony

  • Information from the Central District of Saxony (website in German)
  • e-mail: integrationatlandkreis-mittelsachsen [dot] de
  • Citizen's helpline: +49 (0) 3731 799-3740
    • information on the legal procedure for refugees
    • also to report housing offers or accommodation possibilities

1.3 Freestate of Saxony

The Saxon State Ministry for Social Affairs and Social Cohesion has put together the most important information for Ukrainian refugees on their website (available in the languages: UKRRUENDE). The website is permanently updated and offers the latest information. It provides information on the following topics, among others:

  • General legal provisions (entry status, registration, etc.)
  • Accommodation (addresses of initial reception centers, emergency shelters, etc.)
  • Health care (costs, corona vaccination, psychosocial care, etc.)
  • Social assistance (possible social benefits)
  • Life in Germany
  • Language acquisition and work (language and orientation courses, access to the labor market)
  • Children and school (day care, nursery and school attendance)
  • support possibilities (help offers)
  • and other topics...

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2. Further information on entering Germany and Europe

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3. TU Bergakademie Freiberg

3.1 Studying as a Ukrainian refugee

For information on the application procedure for Ukrainian refugees, please click here.

3.2 Study Counselling for refugees

The International Office at the Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg gives advice to refugees from Ukraine interested in studying at a university on study options, requirements and preparation for studies. Please contact:

Mohamad Al Zoabi

Mohamad Al Zoabi

IT-Support Mobility Online / Support of Students with Refugee background

Akademiestraße 6 room EG.21

Phone +49 3731 39 2574
Mohamad [dot] Al-Zoabiatiuz [dot] tu-freiberg [dot] de

3.3 Association of Friends and Sponsors of TU Bergakademie Freiberg (VFF)

The VFF will provide individual case support for Ukrainian students in cooperation with the Studentenwerk Freiberg.

3.4 Studentenwerk Freiberg

Support services for Ukrainian and Russian students are available here. In addition, the Studentenwerk Freiberg offers advice on financing your studies.

3.5 Translational aid / Interpreter

In case of queries, please contact:

Marcus Dietrich

Marcus Dietrich

Coordination of Exchange Programmes, Team Assistant / Cross-functional tasks

Akademiestraße 6, Room EG.20

Phone: +49 3731 39-2651
marcus [dot] dietrichatzuv [dot] tu-freiberg [dot] de

  • Exchange Programs: ERASMUS+ with program countries - KA 131 (incoming), PROMOS, GO EAST, KOSPIE

Please also use the service point for language and integration mediators (SprInt) and community interpreting services for the district of Central Saxony.

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4. Research at the TU Bergakademie Freiberg

The following guide for refugee guest researchers from Ukraine is available on the TUBAF intranet: Guide for Visiting Scientists (only internal, in German language).

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5. German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) - National Academic Contact Point Ukraine

The DAAD established the National Contact Point Ukraine on behalf of the KMK and BMBF. Please navigate to https://www.daad-ukraine.org/en (Ukrainian version: https://www.daad-ukraine.org/uk/) in order to get an initial orientation in Germany as well as a better understanding of the German higher education and research system.

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6. Psychological support

The psychosocial counselling service of the Studentenwerk Freiberg is available free of charge to all students at the university who have a need to talk to a neutral person about themselves, their situation and their problems confidentially.

Arrival Aid is another point of contact offering trauma assistance for those in need.

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7. Crisis line (telephone counselling service for people in distress)

The crisis line is available around the clock, even on the weekends. Calls are free of charge.

The Helpline Ukraine offers free counselling (advice on all worries, problems, and issues) in Ukrainian and Russian for refugees from Ukraine.

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