For Students of Universität Hamburg
Buddy-Program for students of Universität Hamburg
Before their arrival in Germany international guest students are assigned a buddy from Universität Hamburg. Buddies are there to help with the first steps in Germany and at the University. Especially to answer question in advance and to welcome the guest students at the airport and to accompany them to their new home showed to be huge relief for our “Neu-Hamburger”. Depending on the demand, buddies can also help with opening a bank account, reporting at the registration office or buying a SIM-card.
Our guest students from all over of the world are looking forward to meet students from Hamburg.
Taking part in the Buddy-Program gives you the possibility to:
- Make new contacts
- Work voluntarily
- Get to know new cultures
- Improve your language skills
- Build long-lasting international friendships
- Take part in activities like excursions, trips, bar evenings and parties
- Get information about your future host university
- Improve your leadership competencies
Contact and registration
Are you interested? You can register directly for the Buddy-Programme via an online form.
We are still looking for motivated buddies for the upcoming summer term 2018 and winter term 2018/19!
Please note that you can only participate in the program if you are in Hamburg at the end of March and in April and if you are available to take care of international students during this time.
Certificate Intercultural Competence
The Certificate Intercultural Competence is free of charge for German and international students of Universität Hamburg. It is a recognition for intercultural commitment and it is a further acknowledgement for students. The successful participation in three of four components qualifies you for the certificate. Taking part in the Buddy-Programme can be credited for component C “International campus” of the CIC.
For this purpose the International Office can issue a confirmation of your Buddy activity. Please get directly in touch with Elena Sheynfeld with following information for that:
- Date of birth
- Matriculation number
- Period of time of the buddy activity