Social counselling Service (EAP)

As an employee1) you have the possibility to take benefit of a social counselling service free of charge. This EAP expert counselling is offered by the ias group. EAP stands for "Employee Assistance Program". The counsellors of the ias group are available to you by phone, by email, in one-to-one meetings and via a hotline. They offer anonymous, individual counselling on topics such as:

Health and personal matters:

  • family and partnership
  • children and upbringing
  • separation/divorce
  • nursing care advise
  • stress
  • substance abuse/addiction
  • psychosomatic disorders
  • mental health disorders
  • financial difficulties/ debt

Professional life:

  • work overload
  • workplace conflicts/mobbing
  • return-to-work management
  • managing change processes

1) This does not include scholarship holders (e.g. doctoral scholarship holders and guest researchers), guests without compensation, external doctoral candidates of the GSI graduate school.