Prof. Sorin Huss Fund

Prof. Sorin Huss Fund

The Prof. Sorin Huss Fund supports students and doctoral candidates of TU Darmstadt in the financing of child care costs. The funding shall contribute to easing the burden of parents who are studying or graduating, particularly in financially critical situations.

Considered with preference are

• single parents

• students with more than one child

• international students

• students and doctoral candidates in the final phase of their studies

Requirements for application:

You are enrolled as a student at TU Darmstadt

You are a doctoral candidate at TU Darmstadt and your application for the doctorate was accepted by the doctorate committee.

Your child or your children visit a day care centre or are looked after by a childminder.

You have been to the social counseling (Sozialberatung) of Studierendenwerk or of TU Darmstadt and found out about financial support possibilities.

You receive financial support for child care costs (Betreuungszuschuss) of the youth welfare office (Jugendamt) of your district.

Period of funding:

The Prof. Huss Fonds shall enable an exemption from expenses for child care for a maximum of 12 months.


Applications for Prof. Sorin Huss Fund can be submitted twice a year, for winter or summer semester.

Applications for summer term 2017 can be handed in to Servicestelle Familie at TU Darmstadt, Hochschulstr. 1, 64289 Darmstadt until 01 October 2017 .

You will find the application form here: Application Form Prof. Huss Fund

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