The Faculty offers a wide range of counselling services for prospective and current students. If you have counselling needs that are not directly related to teaching in the Faculty, you can find further counselling and support services HERE (under "Other committees").
Do you have questions about studying health sciences? Then the Student Counselling Service is the right place for you. We offer a wide range of advice and information for prospective students, first-year students and students in the later semesters of the Bachelor's and Master's programs.
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Here you will receive advice and information on the special content and requirements of the doctoral program that will enable you to successfully complete your doctoral degree. In the case of personal, social or professional concerns, guidance and decision-making support is provided so that any problems that may arise can be solved promptly and challenges overcome.
Here you will receive advice and information on the special content and requirements of the distance learning program in health sciences, which will enable you to successfully complete your studies while working. In the case of personal, social or professional concerns, guidance and decision-making support is provided so that any problems that may arise can be solved promptly and challenges overcome.
Tel.: 0521 106-4376
Tel.: 0521 106-4375
Here you will receive advice and information on the special content and requirements of the two-year master's program, which will enable you to successfully complete your studies while working. In the case of personal, social or professional concerns, guidance and decision-making support is provided so that any problems that may arise can be solved promptly and challenges overcome.
The counselling service for the internships in the bachelor's degree program in Health Communication provides answers to your questions regarding the internships. For M23, only the initial counselling is provided.
Tel.: 0521 106-3880 (initial contact by email only, please)
The advisor for internships in the Master's programme in Public Health will inform and advise you during your studies on any questions you may have about internships, especially questions about an internship abroad as part of the International Perspectives of Public Health profile.
Advice on skills acquisition, profile building and career orientation
"What are you actually doing with your studies?!" Many are familiar with this question, having heard it before or even asked it themselves. The counselling service provides information and advice on career orientation during your studies with a focus on (inter)subject competencies and individual profile building. The offer is closely related to the Bielefeld Competence Logbook (www.kompetenzlogbuch.de). Among other things, solution-focused counselling method are used in the provision of this service.
Tel.: 0521 106-3889
The departmental student representative committee supports you in finding your way around the program in general and can help clarify general questions about the program. It can be used, for example, to establish initial contact with persons or to obtain general information on the degree program. In addition, the staff can refer students to more specific services.
In the midst of the stress of group work, seminar papers and exams, there can sometimes be problems with other students that are impacting your studies. Here, too, the members of the departmental student representative committee are the contacts and help to mediate between people and find solutions.
Departmental student representative committee for health sciences
Tel.: 0521 106-3892
During your studies, you have to continuously produce scientific texts, prepare and internalize teaching content and present ideas and results in front of a group. The aim of the offer is to support you in mastering the challenges associated with this, such as academicism and time and knowledge management. To this end, we offer a variety of workshops as well as individual counselling appointments (including text feedback on excerpts from your own academic texts).
Tel.: 052 106-6052
The "orange table" is an open counselling service offered by students for students. Here you can get advice and support from experienced fellow students on topics such as writing seminar papers, literature research, organizing your studies or establishing a healthy study-life balance.