Faculty of Humanities

A-Z counseling guide: whom can I turn to?

If a consulting service is missing, contact us, we appreciate any suggestions!


  • Consultation for prospective students and students with disabilities or chronic illness
  • Consulting: contact point for students and prospective students with disabilities or chronic illness. Current contact: marie-luise.hillebrecht@zvw.uni-goettingen.de
    Target groups: students, prospective students


  • Career Services
  • Advice on topics such as internships at home and abroad, application strategies and documents (including international), career entries, personnel selection procedures
    Target groups: students, primarily in advanced studies, and graduates


  • Start-up consultation of the University
  • Consulting: on all relevant questions regarding start-ups and funding as well as support from the university.
    Target groups: students, graduates and staff of all universities and research institutions in Göttingen

  • Academic consultants of the Faculty of Humanities
  • Consulting: consulting on all aspects of studies, related to the respective field of study
    Target groups: students, prospective students

  • University Team of the Employment Agency
  • Consulting: everything about the topic of "Study and Work"
    Target groups: students, dropouts, graduates, university graduates seeking employments


  • Equal Opportunities Office of the University of Göttingen
  • Consulting: career planning for female graduates, funding opportunities for female junior scientists
    Target groups: female students, graduates, junior scientists


  • Equal Opportunities Office of the Faculty of Humanities
  • Consulting: The Equal Opportunities Office sees itself as a specialist department for gender issues, as point of contact and counseling center in special situations and crises and for conflict situations in the workplace.
    Target groups: female students, graduates, junior scientists, faculty members


  • Cooperation center universities and trade unions Göttingen
  • Consulting: information on labor and social law issues regarding student jobs, internships, research assistant jobs, and questions about the transition from study to career
    Target groups: students of all academies in Göttingen


  • Doctoral scholarship advice of the University
  • Consulting: about scholarship institutions, possibilities of financing the doctoral studies at home and abroad, travel in connection with the promotion, funding opportunities after graduation
    Target groups: graduate students from Germany and abroad in the promotion phase


  • Examination Offices
  • Consulting: depending upon individual request at the respective Examination Office
    Target groups: : students


  • Psychosocial Counseling Office of Student Services
  • Consulting: guidance on personal crises, such as test anxiety, inhibition of speech in the course, learning problems, loneliness, self doubt, problems with “cutting the cord," pressure to perform ...
    Target groups: : students


  • Outpatient Psychotherapy for Students
  • Consulting: Outpatient Psychotherapy for Students (PAS) with its services is open to all students of the University of Göttingen. It is a specialist outpatient clinic for young adult patients with their typical crises, dysfunctions and corresponding study-specific problems.
    Target groups: : students


  • “SbS” Students advise Students
  • Consulting: Since the winter semester 2005/2006 the “Students advise Students” service (SbS) is offered in the Asta-building of the University of Göttingen. The SbS team consists of students from the Georg-August-University, with a study focus on educational counseling. The SbS team is a point of contact for private or study-related problems. All consultations are free of charge and are subject to professional secrecy. The counseling center is located in the Asta-building on the first floor and is open on Wednesdays from 16:00-18:00, Thursdays from 10:00-12:00 and by appointment.
    Target groups: students, others who are interested


  • Student Financial Aid (BAföG, other funding)
  • Consulting: Student Services Göttingen is acting as an Office for Educational Assistance for all students. It also answers general questions about study funding and brokers KfW student loans, if desired.
    Target groups: students


  • International Student Services at the University of Göttingen
  • Advice on the topic "Studies and internships abroad: planning, programs, funding"
    Target groups: students in Göttingen, planning a study-related stay abroad


  • Academic consultation in the faculties
  • Services:information on pre-vocational services, lecture series on career options, internship advice, resume checks, conclusive study consultation
    Target groups: students in all phases of their studies


  • Study Affairs of the University of Göttingen
  • Services: information about study courses, internships at home and abroad, jobs and language training programs abroad, "leaflets on career education," (Blätter zur Berufskunde), labor market developments, etc.

  • Central Study Information Center of the University of Göttingen
  • Consulting: on all matters of choice of study, the implementation of studies and vocational guidance (career planning)
    Target groups: prospective students, students and graduates