It is a great challenge for many students to settle down in a new country, often without friends and acquaintances. The Study Buddy programme, the AKAFÖ guided mentoring programme, provides guidance that shall simplify the daily life as well as the study process. Hereby local students (mentors) help international students (mentees) to find their way in a foreign environment. The programme thus offers both sides an opportunity to get to know each other's culture.
As a Study-Buddy mentor you can:
As a Study-Buddy mentee you can:
Joint activities are for example:
The AKAFÖ international department tries its best to support its Buddies in every respect. However, by no means it substitutes official information of Bochum’s Universities with its international offices!