Legal & social advice for international students
What to do if your landlord doesn't pay back your deposit, your boss doesn't pay the minimum wage in your part-time job, you have problems with your residence permit or you have been treated unfairly and unjustly in discriminatory ways?
There are many ways for students to get information, seek advice and claim your rights.
Legal Advice at AStA (TUHH)
Students at TUHH are automatically insured for legal protection. The legal advice is regularly offered by a lawyer at ASTA's office. Following fields of law are covered:
- General administrative rights protection
- Real estate
- Damages and compensation for damages
- Employment Law
Public Legal Advice (ÖRA)
Bucerius Law Clinic
The Law Clinic is a cooperation of Bucerius Law School and Diakonie Hamburg. Law students who wish to use their skills and knowledge offer free legal advice for people in need of legal counselling. The focus of the advisory activity is on social justice, immigration law, family law and labor law.
Further information (English)
Website Law Clinic (German)
Refugee Law Clinic
The Refugee Law Clinic Hamburg (RLC) is a student initiative at the University of Hamburg (UHH). Law students are trained to give free legal advice for refugees.
Consumer Advice Center (Verbraucherzentrale)
Information and advice on (almost) any issue that you as a consumer might experience with companies or in using products. Some examples: contracts, broadcast license fees, insurance, saving energy etc.
Counselling and information referring any sort of discrimination
Information and Counselling in case you have been treated unfairly and unjustly in discriminatory ways.
Website Federal Antidiscrimination Agency
Amira - Counselling in case of discrimintaion due to origin or religion
Read - Counselling in case of discrimination due to gender and sexual identity/orientation