Campus Life

Does FIT accept students with physical challenges?

Depending on the nature of your disability, FIT can accept students with physical mobility challenges. So far, there are no facilities for blind students. In general, it is better to enquire, if you are interested but have physical challenges. The FIT has an equal-opportunity policy that is inclusive of students living and studying with disabilities. Special allowances can be made concerning e.g. the mode of examination or the timeframe allocated to perform a certain task. 

Most areas on campus are accessible by wheelchair-users, and the FIT offers wheelchair-users an apartment that provides extra space e.g. in the bathroom and the main room. The library and the lecture halls as well as the auditorium are wheelchair accessible as is the canteen and the admin building. The lecture building is equipped with a toilet that accommodates the needs of wheelchair-users.

Is there a library on site?

Yes, FIT has an excellent library on campus with more than 70 000 books. The library is open 7 days a week and 24 hours a day. Students do not pay for membership and can access many other reading resources through inter-library loan system. 

Who can use the FIT library?

The library at FIT is private and can only be used by registered students at FIT and its staff. There is a local library open for the public. 

What is the spiritual life like on campus?

A chapel service is held on campus on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays during lecture times. Students are encouraged to take part in the service.

There are churches for Sunday service within walking distance such as the Kleine Kreuzkirche, Große Kreuzkirche, Peter-Paul-Kirche and the Catholic Church. Students of other faiths are accommodated according to their worship preferences. 

What campus facilities are there for students (e.g. is there a laundry room)?

Laundry room, table tennis, TV lounge, Wi-Fi. 

How are the rooms equipped?

Wardrobe, desk, table lamp, chair, beside cabinet, bed, waste paper basket, armchair, shelf. 

Can I have access to Internet in my room?

Yes, via Hotspots up to 7 € per month. 

Where do I find accommodation when someone pays me a visit?

Guests of students may stay in the FIT if they pay the fixed overnight fees.

Is there a campus tour for visitors?

There is a possibility of arranging one when someone is interested.