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Consultant profiles

On this page you find some more information about the professional focuses and competences of our team members. You are welcome to choose a consultant for your request, but you may also contact us via our general e-mail address or telephone number (see box on the right).

Dr. Annette Retsch

Tuesday to Friday
Room 01.110
Tel. 0931/31-82420

Studies of English and German language and literature in Würzburg and Davidson, North Carolina. First examination in LA Gym in the summer of 1994. Dissertation in German Linguistics at the University of Würzburg in 1999 and afterwards student counsellor at the Central Student Advisory Office. Organisation of various major events (e.g. JUMAX university trade fair) in the Chancellor’s office. Since October 2006 she has been involved in the conception and development of the Career Centre.

Her consulting area includes the review of application documents as well as profile analysis and later professional positioning especially for students of the humanities disciplines. Here she supports graduates with information on various occupational fields for humanities scholars and regularly invites suitable experts on this topic or to the lecture series “Perspectives for Humanities Scholars”.

In 2015, she also obtained the university certificate “Writing Consultant” from the Freiburg University of Teacher Education. She consults students on the improvement of individual work and writing strategies, in particular with regard to the type of text letter of motivation for admission to a scholarship, master’s- or foreign study programme.


  • Job perspectives of Humanities students - workshops and lectures
  • Profile of competences and soft skills
  • Individual counselling
  • Information on occupational fields

Steffen Eichhorn

Monday to Friday
Room 01.108
Tel. 0931/31-89778

  • Seminar management
  • Application portfolio check
  • Requests to Career Link

Steffen Eichhorn has been working at the Career Centre since October 2013. Magister studies in German linguistics with minor in business administration at the University of Würzburg. In addition to his studies, he worked for 6 years as a student assistant in IT support at the computer centre and in linguistics. After graduating with a Magister degree in 2012, he was employed at the Chair of German Linguistics as a lecture and scientific assistant at the Lower Franconian Dialect Institute.

In the project ‘DIRECT – Brücke Studium-Wirtschaft’ (2013 – 2015) he was responsible for student acquisition and support and carried out this activity in the follow-up programme ‘Karriere+ - Begleitstudium Corporate Management’ from 2015 to 2017. He is currently responsible for the Career Centre seminar programme, the Career website and the CareerLink job platform.

Margarete Pauli

Monday to Thursday
Room 01.108
Tel. 0931/31-82751

Stefanie Ziegler

Monday to Friday
Room 01.108
Tel. 0931/31-88450

  • Communication, Social Media
  • Application portfolio check (German and English)
  • Job interviews

Studied English, Sociology and Romance Languages (M.A.) in Erlangen. As an employee in the marketing communication department of Messe Stuttgart and project coordinator for the SouthWest University Federation, Stefanie Ziegler was responsible for communications, public relations and event management. At the Interface agency, Stefanie Ziegler was responsible as project manager for the conception and organization of training events and trade fairs.

Stefanie Ziegler has been working at the Career Centre of the University of Würzburg since May 2018. Her tasks include public relations, lectures and application file checks in German and English.