Mental health support for students in Europe

Publication date: 12/11/2021

What could I do if I feel lonely, stressed, anxious or depressed while studying in Europe?

Student with a counsellor

There is a lot of support available in Europe to help students experiencing personal and/or academic issues.

Student counselling

Besides the mental health care provided by professionals and local doctors, European higher education institutions typically offer many forms of mental health support to their students, for example student counselling. 

We have created a list of just some universities across Europe and the counselling services they offer. 

If you want to know more about the services available at a university you are enrolled in which is not featured in this list, please consult your mentor, student advisor or the international office of your host or home university (if applicable).

Well-being services

Belgium

Well-being - Ghent University

Croatia

Student counselling and support services - University of Zagreb

Estonia

Support Services - University of Tartu

Finland

Mental well-being - University of Helsinki

France

Psychological support - Université de Paris

Germany

Psychological counselling - Technical University of Munich

Hungary

Mental health counselling services – University of Veterinary Medicine Budapest

Iceland

Psychological services - University of Iceland

Ireland

Student counselling - Trinity College Dublin

Italy

Health and well-being - Sapienza Università di Roma 

Latvia

Psychological support - Riga Technical University

Lithuania

Consultation and support - Vilnius University

Luxembourg

Mental health and well-being - Université de Luxembourg

Malta

Mental health services - L-Università ta' Malta

Norway

Health services and counselling - University of Oslo

Poland

Disabilities and psychological counselling - University of Warsaw

Republic of Cyprus

Psychological Counselling and Guidance Center - Cyprus International University

Slovakia

Psychological counselling - Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava

Slovenia

Social and psychological support - Student Health Center of the University of Ljubljana

Spain

Psychological support - University of California Education Abroad Programme

Sweden

Stockholm student health services - Stockholm University

The Netherlands

Student well-being - Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Other support for students

If you are struggling to get settled at your host university in Europe, then you can sign up for a student support programme, such as the Buddy System project

If you are dealing with feelings of loneliness and isolation, why not consider joining an international student organisation? This could help you to meet and connect with other international students. 
 


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