You successfully completed your studies or are about to graduate soon and you are aiming for a career in Germany afterwards? If so, we have listed imprtant contacts in addition to the Career Service of the Goethe-University.
It is important that you clarify your residence status at the end fo your studies. If you would like to remain in Germany to look for a job, please contact the Ausländerbehörde.
If you would like to find out more about the German labour market and its requirements and special features just have a look at the website of the Ausländerbehörde. You will find a lot of information about current trends and developments there.
The Career Service offers information events on finding a job after graduating in cooperation with the Ausländerbehörde on regular basis. Please check out the programme here.
Perhaps you are not aiming for a career in Germany, but you would like to return to your home country and apply the knowledge you have gained at Goethe University there. Various organisations can help you to prepare your return and find a job in your home country. These organisations usually pursue development policy goals, so their programmes are usually limited to nationals from certain countries living in Germany
The World University Service advises international students on starting a career and returning to their home country. Within this context, the WUS offers reintegration seminars and has a broad returnee network at its disposal.
Anyone who intends to do a doctorate in Germany should inform themselves well about the requirements and opportunities. There are no uniform regulations on how a doctorate is completed and financed in Germany.
Information for doctoral studies at Goethe University are available on the websides for doctoral studies and at the Goethe Research Academy for Early Career Researchers GRADE. GRADE offers workshops and additional services ranging from general information on doctoral studies to the final stage of a doctoral thesis and the post-doc phase.