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Intercultural Mentoring

Benefit from our international mentoring program and share your experience as a student with international students (mentees) at the beginning of their studies. Take part as a mentor and sign up now.

Intercultural Mentoring

We are looking for committed mentors:

  • coming from various faculties and departments
  • sharing their study experiences for one semester
  • supporting international students on a personal, professional and social basis
  • willing to make time to meet at least 3-4 times per semester with their mentee(s)
  • wishing to share intercultural experiences with others
  • willing to attend an introductory meeting to discuss personal wishes and role as mentors
  • having time to participate at a kick-off event and closing event
  • being interested in further events such as intercultural workshops or networking events


The student mentoring competence network:

  • prepares you for your role as a mentor through an introductory meeting
  • matches you with an international student (mentee) studying your subject (if possible)
  • gives you the chance to meet students from all over the world and to develop your intercultural skills
  • organizes a kick-off event at the beginning to get you in contact with your mentee(s)
  • provides an intercultural training and socializing events
  • issues a certificate for successful participation as a mentor (after evaluation of the program at the closing event)


What’s in it for you?

  • meet new friends from Germany and all over the world
  • further develop your intercultural, communicative and social competences
  • actively work within a great program at the university
  • take this opportunity to do volunteer work
  • become more familiar with new cultures and perceptions
  • reflect your own culture


If you like to participate as a mentor, please use the following form to register.



Impressions from the last semesters


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