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Student Chaplains at SDU

The Student Chaplains Lene Crone Nielsen and Benjamin Thomas König 

As the student chaplain at SDU we offer confidential counselling sessions and informal talks.

You are always welcome to contact us

Lene Crone Nielsen: Telephone 29278713 or mail:

Benjamin Thomas König: Telephone: 21617674  or mail:


Often asked questions

A confidential space

We offer a confidential space where you have the opportunity to speak with an outsider. It can be about topics like loneliness, study crises, stress, the feeling of not being good enough, sadness, problems in relation to family and friends, grief and everything else that moves in your life.

As a Student Chaplain at SDU, we are employed by the Den Danske Folkekirke. Read more about what it means to be a Student Chaplain here.

Duty of confidentiality

We are subject to absolute confidentiality and do not keep any records.

Where does the conversation take place?

In Odense, the conversations with Lene Crone Nielsen take place in her office at SDU Odense in room Ø3-303b-2.

In Kolding, the conversations take place with Benjamin Thomas König in his office, located at the address Nicolaiplads 2, 6000 Kolding.

How long does a conversation last?

A conversation lasts approx. about an hour. There is always the option of more conversations if you need it.

Do the conversations cost anything?

No, the conversations are free.

Duty of confidentiality

We have an absolute duty of confidentiality and do not keep any medical records.

You do not have to be a believer

Everyone is welcome regardless of nationality or religious affiliation. Thus you do not have to be a member of the Danske Folkekirke or another religious denomination.

Book a conversation in Odense with Lene Crone Nielsen

Call: 29278713 or write to me via email:

I have an office in the premises: Ø3-303b-2 SDU Odense

Book a conversation in Kolding with Benjamin Thomas König

Call: 21617674 or write to me via email:

Remember we both have the option of conversations via Zoom or phone

You therefore do not have to come to Odense or Kolding if you need a conversation.

There is usually only a short wait

But book a conversation in advance so you are sure not to go in vain.


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Last Updated 20.05.2022