Supporting school students is truly enriching

“I study mathematics and chemistry to obtain a teaching degree. What is most exciting about my studies? Besides the content of the subjects, I especially enjoy working with the school students. Of course, this should also be part of the studies, which is why each teaching subject includes practical training at school. Some of you … Continued


“Expect the unexpected”

“Psychology? Interesting. And what are your plans after graduation? – A good question that I ask myself too more and more. I am a student in the sixth semester of the bachelor’s programme in Psychology at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. I have enrolled on this degree programme out of personal interest and, actually, not with … Continued


“Using this crisis productively”

“In 2017, I quit my full-time job and started studying Education at the University of Vienna. Until recently, my everyday life on weekdays consisted of commuting from my place of residence to Vienna to enjoy my courses. I spent the weekends trying to make a living from writing reports for a regional newspaper. A few … Continued


“For better cooperation”

“So, what will you do after you have finished your studies?” I have never liked this question, since I decided to enrol in two degree programmes without a ‘specific’ job profile attached to them. I study Anglophone Literatures and Cultures and Conservation Biology and Biodiversity Management – not exactly degree programmes where it is immediately … Continued


“A two week immersion in fin-de-siècle Vienna”

“Coming from a small university in the city I’ve lived in all my life, the prospect of doing an Erasmus student exchange at the University of Vienna couldn’t have been more exciting. My BA programme in European Studies at Trinity College Dublin in Ireland requires me to complete two semesters abroad, studying through a foreign … Continued


“Sport means more than toning my biceps”

“Sport means much more to me than just toning my biceps and trying to improve my performance. I am studying Sport Science because it allows me to combine academic knowledge with other approaches. I do sport out of enthusiasm, creativity, pleasure as well as out of passion. I read a lot about the evolution, consciousness … Continued


Sharing knowledge

“What should I do after graduating from secondary school? This is a frequently asked question that worried me a lot. Starting to work sounds exciting and allows you to make a living. Taking a gap year sounds relaxing, but it requires a fat wallet. A degree programme offers many opportunities and gives you freedom too. … Continued


“Hold on to your dreams”

“I have always been one of those students who do everything pretty quickly. I was not driven by ambition, but rather by enthusiasm and a thirst for knowledge. I was always convinced that I had chosen the right degree programme. Student life was tons of fun and I really enjoyed it. It all changed when, … Continued


“I will not shy back “

“The teacher education programme in Biology allows me to look at nature from entirely different perspectives. Over the course of my studies, I caugth biophilia, which is quite common among nature lovers. It resulted in new hobbies such as birdwatching, microscopic examinations, botanical and zoological outdoor excursions for species identification and participating in lectures. I … Continued


“I have learned a lot for life”

“Playing in the orchestra of the University of Vienna has accompanied me throughout my entire studies – from my first lecture in the bachelor’s programme in Mathematics to the master’s thesis I am currently working on. The rehearsals provide an opportunity to find balance to studying and I have gotten around quite a bit with … Continued

“I study mathematics and chemistry to obtain a teaching degree. What is most exciting about my studies? Besides the content of the subjects, I especially enjoy working with the school students. Of course, this should also be part of the studies, which is why each teaching subject includes practical training at school. Some of you … Continued

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“Psychology? Interesting. And what are your plans after graduation? – A good question that I ask myself too more and more. I am a student in the sixth semester of the bachelor’s programme in Psychology at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. I have enrolled on this degree programme out of personal interest and, actually, not with … Continued

[ read on ]

“In 2017, I quit my full-time job and started studying Education at the University of Vienna. Until recently, my everyday life on weekdays consisted of commuting from my place of residence to Vienna to enjoy my courses. I spent the weekends trying to make a living from writing reports for a regional newspaper. A few … Continued

[ read on ]

“So, what will you do after you have finished your studies?” I have never liked this question, since I decided to enrol in two degree programmes without a ‘specific’ job profile attached to them. I study Anglophone Literatures and Cultures and Conservation Biology and Biodiversity Management – not exactly degree programmes where it is immediately … Continued

[ read on ]

“Coming from a small university in the city I’ve lived in all my life, the prospect of doing an Erasmus student exchange at the University of Vienna couldn’t have been more exciting. My BA programme in European Studies at Trinity College Dublin in Ireland requires me to complete two semesters abroad, studying through a foreign … Continued

[ read on ]

“Sport means much more to me than just toning my biceps and trying to improve my performance. I am studying Sport Science because it allows me to combine academic knowledge with other approaches. I do sport out of enthusiasm, creativity, pleasure as well as out of passion. I read a lot about the evolution, consciousness … Continued

[ read on ]

“What should I do after graduating from secondary school? This is a frequently asked question that worried me a lot. Starting to work sounds exciting and allows you to make a living. Taking a gap year sounds relaxing, but it requires a fat wallet. A degree programme offers many opportunities and gives you freedom too. … Continued

[ read on ]

“I have always been one of those students who do everything pretty quickly. I was not driven by ambition, but rather by enthusiasm and a thirst for knowledge. I was always convinced that I had chosen the right degree programme. Student life was tons of fun and I really enjoyed it. It all changed when, … Continued

[ read on ]

“The teacher education programme in Biology allows me to look at nature from entirely different perspectives. Over the course of my studies, I caugth biophilia, which is quite common among nature lovers. It resulted in new hobbies such as birdwatching, microscopic examinations, botanical and zoological outdoor excursions for species identification and participating in lectures. I … Continued

[ read on ]

“Playing in the orchestra of the University of Vienna has accompanied me throughout my entire studies – from my first lecture in the bachelor’s programme in Mathematics to the master’s thesis I am currently working on. The rehearsals provide an opportunity to find balance to studying and I have gotten around quite a bit with … Continued

[ read on ]
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