Konstanz Online Study information (KOS)

Especially for prospective students, the KOS project offers the Central Student Advisory Office multimedia and interactive formats for study information.

Choosing the right degree programme is one of the most important decisions for the future. In order to support prospective students in their choice in the best possible way, the KOS project of the Central Student Advisory Service works on the conception and implementation of multimedia and interactive elements for study information.  

Prospective students can inform themselves independently and qualitatively about their desired studies through the offers of KOS. For the faculties and central facilities of the University of Konstanz the KOS project offers the opportunity to present their study programmes to their target groups in an informative and multimedia format.

KOS is part of the project b³ - beraten, begleiten, beteiligen” funded by the "Qualitätspakt Lehre".

Focus 1:
Digital platforms – Strong appearance, digitally bundled

In addition to the implementation of information offers according to new digital trends, KOS offers two central online platforms which serve as digital nodes for the entire university. Both online platforms bundle the various digital offers for study information.

Your university. Your future! Are you interested in studying at the University of Konstanz? The web area offers all important information, tips and tricks about important topics like study information, choice of studies or application especially for prospective students.  [Online from April 2020]


The study programme database contains all study programmes offered by the University of Konstanz as well as important information about each study programme.


Focus 2:
Subject-specific study information – Find your study programme!

Here you can find out everything about the wide range of study programmes offered at the University of Konstanz. Our formats give you an insight into the content, structure and special features of the 108 different programmes you can study in Konstanz.

The PocketGuide is a new, interactive online tool for study information and study selection that offers various information and quizzes for the presentation of study programmes and for self-tests of prospective students' expectations and skills.


There are many reasons for studying at the University of Konstanz. Which one is yours? In the “Three questions” videos, the students of the University of Konstanz report on their personal choice of study, talk about the contents of their course and where they should go after their studies.


#dreamjob – So you’ve graduated - what now? In our #dreamjob - Starting a career. Insights from our alumni interviews, University of Konstanz alumni share their insights into starting a career. 


Focus 3:
Insights into university structures – How studying works!


Studying at university is an exciting new phase in your life and can be quite challenging, especially at the beginning. To help you navigate safely through the new "university" waters, we have put together some helpful tips and tricks for you on the subject of "How to study?"

There are numerous service providers at the University of Konstanz that can assist you on a wide range of topics. The new series "In high demand!" showcases the many free advisory and support services at our university.


The series "simply explained" is dedicated to facts and tips worth knowing about studying at the University of Constance. In short and entertaining explanation videos you will discover the special offers for study orientation at the university.


There is so much to learn, to do and to organize in your studies. The virtual CampusGuide Help and Advice for students (in German) at the University of Konstanz. It provides information on opening hours, registration formalities and where to find them on campus.


Focus 4:
Campus Life – Discover the University!

Studying at the University of Konstanz means for us not only "Studying in the lecture hall", but also "Be there and design your university". Get to know the diversity of Konstanz students with our various offers, discover the campus - whether virtually or locally - and immerse yourself in the colourful student life at our university.

First semester students watch out! Are you new at university and just finding your way around? Then quickly pull out your mobile phone and off you go! Our QR rallies show you the big and small highlights on the campus of the University of Konstanz. 


Whether on the university roof terrace, in the library café or in the green Hockgraben - the University of Konstanz offers many a hidden place where you can relax with friends, drink coffee or simply enjoy the beautiful view. Follow the insider tips of our students and discover in the series "Favourite place" special places on and around the campus of the University of Konstanz.


Would you like to explore the University of Konstanz from the comfort of your sofa? This is very easy with our virtual CampusGuides, which invite you to discover and explore the University of Konstanz on various online tours. 


Partnerships

KOS works closely with Communications and Marketing (KuM) to ensure that the information about the university's study programmes is both informative and engaging. The Communication, Information, Media Centre (KIM) provides valuable support with producing films and interviews. At KOS, we develop our didactic study information concepts in close collaboration with the university didactics unit (e-learning). Information on career prospects and starting a career is provided in collaboration with the University of Konstanz’s alumni network. The Central Student Advisory Service (ZSB) helps us develop our general advisory services for prospective students.