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Study Assistance

Studying has to be learned. Whether you are a new student, just before exams or in the middle of your studies - here you will find tips for every phase.

The Institute for Academic Success and Didactics (ISD) offers a wide range of courses with Studium PLUS. From project management to language courses, there is something for everyone.

Information for freshmen

Here you can find information for freshmen of the faculties.

Studienstart AKTIV is an interdisciplinary pre-course program that refreshes and tests basic knowledge for studying. It takes place from 06.09.-22.09.2023 (three weeks before the start of the lecture period) and is a voluntary offer. The following topics will be covered: Mathematics at the start of studies / Scientific communication / Physics at the start of studies.

Further study-accompanying offers from the areas of mathematics and e-learning can be found HERE.


Central Student Advisory Service (ZSB)

The ZSB is an important point of contact during the introductory phase of studies and beyond. Here you can find tips for self-learning, the podcast "BO to Go" with study-relevant topics and you can turn to the peers, students from higher semesters, in a confidential setting. It's worth taking a look at their website: https://www.hochschule-bochum.de/studienstart/ 

The Central Student Advisory Service also has a wide selection of courses on Moodle, which can be found there under "Course Search" - just enter the keyword ZSB.


Coaching and Counseling

Student coaching supports students in their individual situations. In addition to individual coaching sessions, there is also a wide range of continuing education courses. Click here for the website.

In each department there are student advisors for content-related questions. Here is an overview of the contact persons.


Career Service

An internship is coming up, you're looking for a part-time job or graduation is near?

Don't worry, our experts Silke Kujawski and Andreas Schmidt will help you! On their website you will find events and advice on all aspects of applying for jobs, job interviews and starting a career.

Every semester, there is an online seminar especially for international students entitled "In Deutschland bewerben: Leitfaden für Zugezogene". The date for WiSe23/24 will be announced here.