Coaching and advice

customised, efficient, effective

In order to be able to guide academics employed by the University of Konstanz efficiently and effectively towards their goals, we offer a range of personalised services. These include career advice, advice on teaching and university didactics, coaching as well as welcome talks.

Over the course of your academic career, you are likely to come across a number of questions such as how best to handle your research and teaching responsibilities, how to manage future prospects, career strategies, job application procedures and challenges. We are happy to assist you with all of these.

Choosing a suitable format

Please contact us first. Together, we’ll discuss your options and choose a suitable individual format. Our advisers and coaches will tailor their support to your individual needs and questions about your academic career and university (work) life.

General conditions

All our individual formats are free and conducted by our certified in-house advisers and coaches with extensive knowledge of the university setting. All enquiries, documents, information and conversation topics are strictly confidential. We can consult with you in German or English. Our individual services are available to University of Konstanz researchers only.

Please consult the relevant pages on career advice, coaching and teaching advice to find out more about the conditions that apply.

Welcome talks

We are delighted to welcome you to the University of Konstanz. We want you to feel at home straight away. Please feel free to take full advantage of our services, which include various information and service formats as well as advanced training opportunities.

We are happy to answer any questions you might have on: the University of Konstanz and the German higher education system, strategy and career planning, identifying training needs and good teaching practices.

Contact and making appointments

We spend much of our time away from the phone on consultation or coaching appointments, so please email us to make your appointment. Please be aware that, due to the great demand, you may have to wait a little for your first appointment. We strive to see you as soon as possible.

Please choose the expert adviser that best matches your status group or query. For details, please consult our team website.