Studying in your 30s: Advantages and arguments for going back to university
Written by: Christina Pichler, 15.09.2020
At the age of 30, you are in the prime of your life and simultaneously somewhere inbetween freedom and responsibility. You have already gained first important professional experiences, you are enjoying a certain level of living comfort far away from the chaos of flat shares and you often have the money you need to afford a higher standard of living. You have arrived in your 30s. However, that is no reason to stop studying. It is actually not uncommon to re-orientate yourself professionally or to study for the first time after you have cracked the 30 mark.
Are you just wondering whether studying at 30, 40 or 50 is the right step or whether you are already too old to study? We have summarized some important arguments for you, and we definitely want to highlight that studying over 30 brings many advantages!