I see myself at a University where I can practically apply the knowledge and skills that I'm learning. So right from the first semester I'm in touch with real life economy and culture. Where I can experience real CEOs and company founders as lecturers, and take field trips with my professors and fellow students, to fascinating business venues.
By increasing the amount of practical content from semester to semester, I increase my experience and real life competencies. The project phases begin in the third semester where I can get involved as part of a team creating real business programs like strategy analysis or social media campaigns.
I'm told many students consider these project phases as one of the most intense, but also most satisfying parts of their studies. This is when the University becomes an idea factory designed to inspire different groups of students to seriously impress their clients. The lecture halls are emptied, and pin boards and projectors are set up, and everything is focussed on the project. Ultimately of course, the end results will be presented to both clients and professors. To help me stand out, the University equips the groups with coaches from a wide range of disciplines, like presentation professionals and leaders from industry and culture, psychologists as well as drama coaches. This means I can always get the right help, advice and knowledge, right when I need it.
Veriko Kvartskhav, Account Manager at IgnitionOne
Working on Company Projects during my studies at Karls, as a part of an international group of Students, equipped me with a set of invaluable skills, which helped me to easily drive the Project Management in my current role.
At the end of my studies I start my internship: three to six months in which I show what I can do under real conditions. For me this is the best step into my professional life and also a good source for the topic of my bachelor thesis. The Karlshochschule supports me with advice and practical help in selecting my internship - among other things with the best contacts to international companies, NGOs and cultural institutions.