Frequently asked questions

General questions about the event offer

Yes, our services are free of charge. However, they are primarily limited to migrant students and graduates of Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences, Goethe University Frankfurt, Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences, RheinMain University of Applied Sciences and Darmstadt Technical University. Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences, RheinMain University of Applied Sciences and Darmstadt University of Technology. Migrant students of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz can participate in offers that are not fully booked.

The offers are primarily aimed at migrant students of the Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences, Goethe University Frankfurt, Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences, RheinMain University of Applied Sciences as well as Darmstadt University of Technology. Migrant students of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz can participate in offers that are not fully booked.

Migrant students are students who were born abroad and immigrated to Germany and/or students who have at least one parent who was born abroad and immigrated to Germany and/or whose family language is not German. and/or whose lingua franca in the family is not German.

The International Career Service Rhine-Main is supported by a funding program called "Utilizing International Potential - Shaping Transitions from Study to Work" of the Hessian Ministry of Science and the Arts (HMWK) within the framework of the European Social Fund. Arts (HMWK) within the framework of the European Social Fund. Within the framework of the program, primarily students with a migrant background are to be from the mentioned universities are to be supported.

If the courses are not fully booked, participation is also open to non-migrant students. After your registration you will first be put on the waiting list. Depending on the place on the waiting list and available capacities, we will admit you shortly before the workshop starts. Please note that students from the partner universities will also be given priority.

The decision to hold our events online is based on several considerations.

On the one hand, we are a network of five different universities. Online formats enable equal participation for students at all locations.

Second, experience during the Corona pandemic has shown that online formats are positively received by many students. Not only do they offer flexibility in terms of where they can participate, but they also allow for a better balance with other commitments such as work or study. It also allows us to invite a broader range of speakers who otherwise would not have been able to participate due to geographical distances. This allows us to offer a more diverse and higher quality program.

Logon / logoff and binding

Yes, your registration is binding. With your registration we assume that you will keep the date of the event free and that you will be digitally present on the day of the event. This also applies in the event that you are currently on the waiting list. If you are unable to attend an event, you must cancel your registration at least 6 days before the event begins.

Yes, please cancel your registration, even if you are at the back of the waiting list. The waiting list is a tool to enable interested latecomers to participate in the workshop. Our experience shows that many cancellations are received, especially in the last two weeks before the start of the event. Accordingly, it is often possible to move up from the back of the waiting list. Even if you move up, you are still subject to the This means that if you subsequently slip into a course and do not show up afterwards, we will block you from the course program for one semester.

Our experience shows that most of the time one of the following three problems is the source: The registration confirmation and notification emails are in the spam folder of your email inbox. You have not finalized the registration, i.e. after clicking on "register" you have to confirm ("submit") the given data again. If both problems can be ruled out, you may have entered an incorrect e-mail address when registering. during the registration process. In this case please send us a short email (info@ics-rm.de).

In all mails from us you will find unsubscribe links for the events. You can unsubscribe via the link up to six days before the start of the event. After the end of the cancellation period you can only cancel your registration individually by mail (info@ics-rm.de) to us. For the cancellation there must be a valid reason (e.g. illness). must be available.

Participation in an event is only meaningful for you if you are present for at least 75 percent of the event time. If you cannot guarantee this, please cancel your participation in the event. from the event. We ask that you arrive on time on the day of the event so that the event can begin as scheduled. In addition, if you show up late, you will forfeit your right to a seat.

Please send us an email (info@ics-rm.de) in a timely manner, indicating the workshop (title and event date!) and your name, so that we can process your cancellation.

Basically you have to cancel your registration up to six days before the event starts. In case of emergency, please send us an e-mail (info@ics-rm.de) with the (title and date of the workshop!) as well as your name, so that we can cancel your registration. We will then give your place to someone on the waiting list.

Probably you were banned because you missed a workshop without excuse. If you can't understand the reason for the ban, please send us a short email ( info@ics-rm.de).

We receive a lot of unsubscribe emails from students. Your unsubscribe email will be noted by us and you will then not be added to the blacklist. Please understand that we do not reply to every unsubscribe mail individually. individual feedback to every unsubscribe mail.

Essentially, the blacklist exists for two reasons: We want to ensure fairness and make the best use of our resources.

If students do not show up for workshops and lectures - despite registration - persons on the waiting list no longer have the possibility to move up to the event later. Especially against the background that often there are many registrations for an event, we feel that an unexcused absence is highly antisocial towards other students.

Our events can be attended by students free of charge. However, we do incur expenses because we pay the speakers' fees. In cooperation with companies, there are often additional additional costs for catering. We therefore strive to achieve the best possible utilization of our workshops.

A majority of students behave very thoughtfully and understand why we use a suspension procedure. We sincerely hope that you understand as well.

After the workshop

Certificates are usually sent to participants by mail in PDF format within one to two weeks after the event. If you have the impression that this has been forgotten, please send us an an e-mail (info@ics-rm.de). Please note that in order to receive a certificate of attendance, you must have at least a 75% attendance rate.

If you would like confirmation of your participation in a one-day workshop, please send us an email (info@ics-rm.de).

Due to the large number of workshops in our program, there may be delays in sending presentations. We ask you for a little patience. In some cases, we are not aware of the arrangements between course leaders and participants. If you have the impression that the transmission of the presentation was forgotten, please send us an e-mail ( info@ics-rm.de). We will then contact the presenters.

Your feedback is very important to us and we will treat your request confidentially! Praise and criticism are important tools for us to improve our services. Feel free to contact the International Career Service team to share your experiences with us ( info@ics-rm.de).

Unfortunately, we cannot answer this question. There are different regulations in each department and university with regard to the creditability of our courses. A competent contact person for these questions is your responsible examination office.