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Buddy programs for international students

While the many new situations at Fachhochschule Dortmund can be difficult for German freshmen, they can be a real challenge for international students. Why not help each other out and learn from one another?

Buddy programs at Dortmund University of Applied Sciences bring new international students together with local students or senior mentors in Dortmund. Local students or senior mentors then become a "buddy" for international students who are new to Dortmund University of Applied Sciences.


  • help you to find your way around at Fachhochschule Dortmund
  • guide you through everyday life in Dortmund and answer questions that arise
  • introduce you to other fellow students (German and international)
  • speak and practice German with you
  • invite you to participate in student activities on and off campus in the Dortmund area

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