After graduation

Skills gained in African Studies may be applied in various occupational fields:

  • Academia: research and teaching at university or other academic institutions 
  • Culture: e.g. in archives, libraries, museums, tourism, media 
  • Development cooperation: planification, support and evaluation of humanitarian projects (project management, monitoring) of non-governmental or governmental organisations in Austria or abroad (e.g. NGOs, ministry of foreign affairs, EU, UN)
  • International committees: research, administrative work or politics
  • Diplomatic service: only in combination with the required additional qualifications

Please consult our alumni page to find out which careers some of our graduates pursue.

Please consult the section job offers to see vacancies related to African Studies outside the University of Vienna.

Furthermore the alma Mentoring Programme of the University of Vienna offers support to students and graduates regarding orientation and carrer start.