Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg

International Students

Career Counseling for Current Students and Recent Graduates



The Career Center offers face-to-face (1:1) career advice in German and English. We will help you to explore your options, find the right position for your skills and interests and make a move into a career you will love. This service is free and confidential. If you have any questions about

  • Job application
  • Preparing for interviews
  • Jobs
  • Internships
  • Career start and career planning
  • Graduate positions
  • Advanced study options (Masters, PhD etc.)
  • Or if you are unhappy with your choice of course and have doubts about continuing your course or career

Please do not hestistate to contact us on 0 (049) 345  55 21 498 or write an e-mail to .

Seminars & Lectures & Workshops

Each semester there is a wide range of free seminars, workshops and lectures. You can choose from topics like job application, the perfect interiew and soft skills. Most are in German and therefore require basic German skills, but you can also find English courses. Here is a list of the current seminars, workshops and lectures. You can also find it on Stud.IP. Please register in advance.

All current dates can be found here.

free German language courses

Looking for a job?

Here you can find job ads from Halle, Germany and abroad:

Individuelles Coaching für internationale Studierende und Absolventen von deutschen Hochschulen

In Kooperation mit der Agentur für Arbeit Halle unterstützt die FAW (Fortbildungsakademie der Wirtschaft) ausländische Studienabsolventen bei ihrem Berufseinstieg. Das individuelle Coaching für internationale Studenten und Absolventen umfasst insgesamt bis zu 40 Unterrichtseinheiten, die in 3 Module aufgeteilt sind. Da jeder Teilnehmer ein Einzelcoaching erhält, können die Laufzeiten der Module individuell bestimmt werden.

Zu den Inhalten gehören u.a. Informationen über Arbeitsplatzsuche, das Erstellen einer vollständigen Bewerbungsmappe, Unterstützung bei der Arbeitserlaubnis und der Aufenthaltsgenehmigung. Nähere Informationen findet ihr auf dem beigefügten Flyer. Am Programm können Absolventinnen und Absolventen mit guten Deutschkenntnissen, die aktuell ihr Studium an einer deutschen Hochschule mit dem Bachelor, Master, Diplom, Staatsexamen oder Promotion beendet haben oder in den nächsten 3 Monaten abschließen werden, teilnehmen.  Für die Teilnehmerinnen und Teilnehmer entstehen keine Kosten.

Wer Interesse hat, füllt den beigefügten zweiseitigen Fragebogen aus und übermittelt diesen an:

Agentur für Arbeit Halle
06090 Halle

oder per E-mail an

Flyer individuelles Coaching
Flyer individuelles Coaching für internationale Studierende und Absolventen.pdf (454,2 KB)  vom 30.03.2015

Fragebogen internationale Absolventen
Fragebogen internationale Absolventen.pdf (162,2 KB)  vom 30.03.2015

Job Search

We have compiled different possibilities of searching for a job as well as an overview of a variety of online job portals.

Information about the German employment market

In May 2014 the radio station RADIO CORAX started a project called “Migrant.innen in Arbeit” (MIA). The aim of this project is the improvement of the employment outlook for migrants. During four radio programs the hosts gave important information about the German employment market. It is possible to listen to the shows online:

Migrant.innen in Arbeit (RADIO CORAX)   


At what time is it wise to do an internship? And how many are reasonable? How can it be financed? We have tried to answer these and more questions for you.

Extracurricular Activities

Extracurricular activities do not only allow you to get a broader perspective on things, but are essential to developing soft skills. In the following, we will show you a selection of possibilities in and around Halle University.

International "Stammtisch" (regulars´ table)

Practicing language skills, gaining intercultural experience, meeting new people from around the world! This is what characterizes the International Stammtisch which takes place in one of Halle`s pubs once a month. Usual number of participants: 60-100.

Campus Contact Halle e.   V. – Student Consultancy   

As part of the association, you have the opportunity to work in consultancy projects and thus are able to combine your theoretical knowledge with practical experience.

SFI – Student Funding Initiative for the Natural Sciences   

The initiative supports the natural sciences at Halle University. The members also organise the annual recruitment fair sciencemeetscompanies.


The international student organisation offers students diverse experiences abroad, challenging professional tasks and the possibility to build up a global network with other students, young professionals, companies and organisations.


The student magazine of Halle University is always looking for new writers and photographers. You don´t need any prior knowledge, skills can be acquired in workshops and introductory courses.

Job Application Documents

On the following page, we have compiled the most important tips and recommendations for the creation of effective job application documents.

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