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IAAK Events

Here you will find current information on forthcoming events.

Alumni-Netwerk Universität Bonn

This is a link to the official alumni website of the University of Bonn. Please register as an alumnus to receive general information, find out about guided tours, presentations...

Studying at the IAAK

Life at our department has changed over the past decades. Our BA and MA degrees offer a wide and different range of programmes (with new modules, courses, teachers etc.).

Forum Beruf

At this annual evening event, we usually invite 3-4 alumni to tell our students a little about their lives and how they have developed from a student of English to where they are now.


Past Students and Professions


“Don't wait till you are done. If you want to know where you will end up, you should invest in your skills and hobbies as much as you can while you are enrolled in university and try to find it in yourself what it is you would want to do for the rest of your whole life. I think you should try to earn money in your favourite field while you study as opposed to taking any job ... Of course that would be a luxury but please don't give up looking! Don't be shy: doing the job means becoming the right person for the job as you move forward!”

- Julia Hiltscher, M.A.

- Julia Hiltscher, M.A.


Our alumni are working in various positions, of course at schools as teachers of English, but also in higher education in language centres at universities, as lecturers, or even as professors, but also with organisations in the academic sector such as the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), the Wissenschaftsrat, Max-Planck institutes, or Goethe Institutes etc.

They work for example in the cultural sector, e.g. in theatres as directors, in dramaturgy, and its organisation, in museums, as school support, in public services, or in businesses and companies, in charge of personnel or communication/PR e.g. AXA Konzern AG, but also at NGOs or the United Nations, in politics or diplomacy.

Many work in entertainment, businesses, and publishing media such as the WDR, Phoenix, RTL, or Deutsche Welle, as journalists for newspapers, or online at Turtle Entertainment, or the European Sports League.

They work as translators, authors, and editors, in libraries, for publishers like DTV, KiWi, Cross Cult, Egmont Lyx, Bastei Lübbe and anywhere else that a degree in the arts and the humanities qualify for...