Starting in 1998, Andreas Eimer (born 1962) established the Careers Service at the University of Münster. He studied "Career Management and Counselling" in the Department for Organizational Psychology at the University of London/Birkbeck College, where he graduated with an MSc in 2009. In his function as Head of the Careers Service, Andreas Eimer is engaged in teaching, counselling and working on strategic development. Currently he participates in a training in psychotherapy. Andreas advocates for an understanding of employability within Higher Education that would see adaptability, knowledge creation and innovation as the core elements. Above that, he promotes careers education to be knowledge and research based and is active in developing quality assurance procedures, teaching methods and impact research in the field. Since 2015, he has conducted various expert missions to Egypt, Jordan, and Tunisia where he has consulted academic and administrative staff in Higher Education institutions as well as ministries for Higher Education on how to strengthen graduates’ employability. Prior to his current position, for several years Andreas worked as a journalist and in the PR field, beyond others for the North Rhine-Westphalian Ministry of Science in Düsseldorf (Germany).
Director of Career Services
University of Münster