Freedom means being able to make your own decisions – including choosing what to study. But what if the choice you made no longer feels right? What if you can’t cope with the stress, or doubts and second thoughts start to grow? In such situations, the project “Plan A – Your plan. Your path. Your choice.” can support you.

Plan A – Dein Plan. Dein Weg. Deine Wahl.

Pretty Practical: Our Early Warning System

Are you familiar with our Study Data Monitoring initiative? It is a method of evaluating how a student is progressing on their course of study. One area where we use it is our early warning system, which is a voluntary service under the project Plan A – Your plan. Your path. Your choice.

While you concentrate on what’s most important – studying! – we can keep an eye on the ratio of semesters you’ve been enrolled to the number of credits you’ve earned so far, taking into account the standard length of your degree programme as per the study regulations.

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You alone decide where your path leads you. But we can help you to walk that path successfully.

The Plan A project team

It’s Good to Talk: Advisory Service for Anyone Having Second Thoughts

Sometimes it helps to get an external perspective and talk to a neutral person.

As part of Plan A – Your plan. Your path. Your choice. we offer German and international students confidential and impartial advice. Particularly in critical situations, such as if you’re unsure about your studies or are thinking about dropping out, we can support you and work with you to develop individual solutions to ensure that your time at university is a success.

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Martin Schnitzer:

“The advice helped me because it made me face my doubts and I was able to talk about them with a neutral, impartial person.”


Business Information Systems student

Porträtaufnahme von Martin Schnitzer
Martin on Plan A
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Charlotte Deutsch:

“During my consultation, I was immediately shown that changing my subject wouldn’t be the end of the world. I was able to clarify the necessary formalities and am now completely happy with my decision.”


Teacher Training Student

Porträt von Charlotte Deutsch
Charlotte on Plan A

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