Protestant Student Community (ESG)

The ESG (Evangelische Studentinnen- und Studentengemeinde) and KHG (Katholische Hochschulgemeinde) are both Christian institutions which regularly offer interesting events, such as lectures, discussions, movie evenings, and concerts, etc. In addition, both the ESG and KHG offer counselling and help for foreign students. You do not need to belong to a specific religion to be allowied to go to either the ESG or the KHG. They welcome everyone heartily.

Evangelische Studentinnen- und Studentengemeinde Koblenz ESG
Lerchenweg 1 + 3
56075 Koblenz
Ph: +49 (0)261 57365
Fax: +49 (0)261 9524323

Office working hours: Mo: 2.00pm–7.00pm; Tu: 10.00am–3.00pm; We: 10.00am–3.00pm; Th: 10.00am–3.00pm

Singular Aids

The ESG has a small pot with one-time benefits to help international students in need (not exceeding 100–200€ per student). Students concerned can contact the ESG and arrange an appointment (phone +49 (0)261/57365 or email

Emergency stock of the Diakonisches Werk:

  • Only available to students from developing countries (OECD list)
  • Only available in times that are crucial for the studies (before important exams or graduation)
  • Benefits of approximately 300€ per month lasting between two and four months
  • For students in the third semester or higher
  • Required documents: Proof of student status, passport, curriculum vitae in tabular form, latest statements of account. Further documents will be filled out in the ESG.
  • From the second application on, the proof of involvement in development policies is required (e.g. participation in STUBE meetings)
  • Date arrangement with ESG by phone (see above)