Doubting Your Choice of Degree? Find Your Career Path!

Thursday, June 15, 2021, 2 to 4pm


Tuesday, January 25, 2022, 2 to 4pm


Event Location

This will be a virtual event, held as a video conference with different meeting rooms. Registration prior to the event is, therefore, required.

Information Event

If you are in the midst of a course of study but have serious doubts about whether to continue with it, you are faced with the decision whether to try to complete it, transfer to another program, or terminate your studies. Such a decision raises many questions. This event provides a first overview of all possible alternatives and educational options for those who want to – or must – terminate their studies, including transferring to another degree program or educational institution, or taking up vocational training.

Students attending the event have the chance to talk to and get individualized advice from all the relevant contact persons.

This event is jointly offered by the city of Aachen, RWTH Aachen, FH Aachen, Forschungszentrum Jülich and the Employment Agency Aachen. The event is targeted at those students who consider terminating their studies at any one of the Aachen universities.

Registration is required.

Order of events and topics:

  • Welcome address and introduction to the event with helpful hints for students and an overview of all the alternative educational options.
  • The contact persons and advisory bodies will introduce themselves quickly. The following will be present: Student Mentoring at RWTH, Student Advice Centres of both RWTH and FH, the Doubting your Degree Choice Coordination Office of FH Aachen, the employment agency of Aachen, the vocational training programs at RWTH and Forschungszentrum Jülich, as well as the SWITCH und RESET program.
  • Afterwards: individual advising in the meeting rooms of the cooperating partners.