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Counselling – further trainings institutions

You can also seek advice or take advantage of the seminars offered at many other university institutions. Below we have tried to put together the most important institutions for you.


Information Technology Centre

Word, Excel, PowerPoint, InDesign, Photoshop, Access, Project, AutoCAD, Visio, SPSS, LaTeX, HTML, PHP, CSS, Typo3, Windows, OS X, Linux, Outlook, Groupwise, WueTeams and much more ...

All courses are free of charge for students of the University of Würzburg. For students there are free high-quality fonts from the RRZN series if they belong to the spectrum of the offered courses and if they are in stock.

The Information Technology Centre also offers video tutorials specially developed for university questions.

University Library

The University Library of Würzburg offers introductory courses for many questions, which should help you to find your way around the library, in research and in dealing with literature reference management. In addition to these comprehensive training courses, e-tutorials are also available for self-study.

Professional School of Education

The Professional School of Education is a central academic institution of the University of Würzburg with the task of further developing teacher training, i.e. initial and further training as well as educational research; to be a hub in the network of students, teachers of all school types, university teachers, politicians, school authorities and associations; to bring together the academic resources in teacher training and educational research at the university across faculties; to promote interdisciplinary research and young academics.

Pool of general key qualifications

The modules in the pool are available to students in all subjects that require ECTS credits for general key qualifications - even beyond the modules listed in the subject specific regulations.

You will find all seminars in the ASQ-Pool:

 WueStudy > Courses > Undergraduate degree programs > Pool for general key qualification

Global Systems and Intercultural Competence (GSIK)

GSiK is a unique joint project in Germany, involving ten institutions from six faculties at the University of Würzburg. Since the winter semester 08/09, it has been developing a differentiated and scientifically based programme for the acquisition of intercultural competence. The aim of the GSiK programme is the acquisition of intercultural competence as a key qualification. This is achieved on the one hand by training basic social and communicative skills, and on the other hand by thinking outside the box of one's own cultural environment and subject. It is possible to obtain a GSiK certificate or an extended GSiK certificate for the seminars and lectures attended.

Writing Center

Writing as a skill that can be learned is the focus of the Writing Center's offerings. In free workshops, you will experience the process of (academic) writing and learn techniques and strategies that will help you to work on your writing tasks more efficiently and confidently. In individual consultation sessions, certified writing consultants are available to work with you to develop solutions to writing problems in order to get the writing process rolling again.

Studium Generale

The program is anchored in the University's lecture and seminar directory. In this way, all interested listeners have access to academic courses at the University, in keeping with the idea of "lifelong learning". In addition to lecture series, special lectures for senior citizens and guest students, guided tours and a selection of lectures from the regular program are offered.

Virtuellen Hochschule Bayern (vhb)

The Virtual University of Bavaria offers students enrolled at a Bavarian University high-quality, network-supported courses free of charge. Other persons can use the vhb courses for a fee if they meet the access and admission requirements specified by the course providers. The course materials - sponsored by the Free State of Bavaria - are developed by university teachers of the vhb member universities and tested by experts.

Würzburg English Language Program (WELP)

The program is addressed to students from all countries and disciplines who wish to augment their intercultural skills and to gain a better understanding of Germany as their host country. The interdisciplinary and internationally orientated classes designed to promote intercultural competence and advance more profound insights into key aspects of German civilization focus on history, politics, the law, the economy, the arts, etc. The program offers an opportunity to interact and enhance/practice English-language proficiency inside and outside of the classroom.

University of Wuerzburg GmbH

The University of Wuerzburg GmbH for Education and Campus Services was founded as a subsidiary of the Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg in August 2015 and functions as a link between business, the university and students. They plan and conduct miscellaenous events such as the job fair Jobmesse study & stay and runs the Uni Shop.

Furthermore, you can attend various courses on radiation protection, animal welfare, danger awareness, as well as careers and German courses.

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