Tom Augsten is a German student from greater Dresden area. He finished his Bachelor's Degree of social science in Magdeburg. Before choosing his master and deciding about his future he travelled one year through South Asia and Australia. With improved English skills and an experience with South Asia he found all his interests combined in MAHASSA. Especially MAHASSA's internationality and networks provide excellent conditions. He is open-minded about his future, because he learned that things mostly turn out different than expected.