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Buddy Programme for Guest Students

Each semester the International Office at Schmalkalden University of Applied Sciences organizes a Buddy Programme for guest students from partner universities. At the beginning of each semester, the International Office looks for students who are interested in mentoring guest students over the course of the semester.


Benefits of the Buddy Programme:

  • Meet and exchange with students from all over the world
  • Develop your language skills
  • Develop your intercultural skills
  • Demonstrate social commitment during your studies
  • First-hand information about the partner universities as optimal preparation for your exchange semester
  • You will receive a certificate of recognition for your volunteer work


Mandatory Responsibilities of a Buddy:

  • Provide support to guest students studying in Schmalkalden
  • Please take a look at this PDF to see what kinds of questions you might have to answer


How to become a Buddy:

  1. A short motivation statement about why you want to become a buddy
  2. Your name, e-mail address, phone number and faculty in which you are studying
Thank you for being a buddy!