You are coming from abroad and you will soon be studying at the University of Applied Sciences in Cologne? Or you are already studying here and you would like to flavor your student life with more international experiences?
Then the KARIBU programme is just right for you!
KARIBU arranges mentoring between German and international students to ease the beginning of your studies at the Cologne UAS.
Which advantages does KARIBU offer to the "international buddies"? You…
- get to know students from Cologne UAS and benefit from their tips
- receive information and advices on the topic "Studying in Cologne" before and during your studies
- get support in the academic everyday life, as well as guidance on campus and in the city of Cologne
- find assistance dealing with authorities and receive help with the formalities
- can join other activities
What are the benefits for the "German buddies"? You…
- experience directly the inter-cultural exchange with students from all over the world
- can make contacts with students from our partner universities - the perfect preparation for your own stay abroad
- can practice and improve your foreign language skills
- may participate in events with an international character
- obtain a proof of your social and voluntary commitment
Through cultural activities, in a nice, relaxed atmosphere, the KARIBU-team creates opportunities for students from different countries to get to know each other and to exchange experience and knowledge.
We offer amongst others
- Guided city tours
- Cinema and theater visits
- Pub crawls
Since the beginning of the WS 2009/2010 the KARIBU team has arranged "buddies" from all around the world!
Examples include: Brazil, China, France, Jordan, Kenya, Colombia, Korea, Mexico, Spain, and the USA.
Join us (get involved) and register. We, the KARIBU team are happy to welcome you.
You also find us on Facebook "Karibu Fachhochschule Köln".