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The ESG (Lutheran student community) in the framework of AKIS offers advice and help for international students regarding life and studies as well as support in case of financial distress.
Virtual fair "study worldwide - EXPERIENCE IT!"
Virtual fair "study worldwide - EXPERIENCE IT!"
First-hand information about studying abroad:
With the virtual fair of "study worldwide - EXPERIENCE IT!"
on 26.03. (FR) 13:00 - 16:30 you can clarify important questions about your time abroad from the comfort of your home - from preparation and financing to living and studying there.
Further information at: www.studierenweltweit.de/virtuelle-messe
Click here to go directly to the application/registration
Current event of the STUBE Hessen / WUS Germany
26.03.2021 until 28.03.2021 ONLINE Event
All beginnings are difficult? From the preparatory course to everyday university life
Many questions arise before the start of studies: What can I expect in everyday university life? How can I finance my studies? How do I deal with cultural differences? In this seminar, fellow students from Hesse exchange information and learn how to study at a Hessian university, how to successfully apply for a scholarship, and how they can get involved in development policy during their studies.
Other events have topics such as "Digitalization and global responsibility", "Care worldwide - the forgotten sick" or "South-South Cooperation - Equal Partners? Students, fellow students and DSH students from Africa, Asia and Latin America who are studying at Hessian universities can participate in the events. Depending on the pandemic, the events will take place in presence or online.
The easiest and fastest way to register is via the link under the current events.
For participation in STUBE weekend seminars and academies, STUBE Hessen / WUS Germany will cover the costs for accommodation and meals if the events take place in attendance form. Participation is open to fellow students, DSH and international students of all subjects from Asia, Africa and Latin America who are studying at a Hessian university!
The seminar "South-South Cooperation - Equal Partners" is an English-language seminar, which is especially aimed at international students in English-language study programs (FR, 23.04.2021).
Start in March: Semester Preparation Course in German language for International and Exchange / Erasmus Students
Please find all information about:
- course fees
here! You can register until the 24th of February 2021.
Online Career Fair International Organizations of the German Foreign Office
More than 50 international organizations and European institutions are waiting for you to present themselves and recruit specialists and executives for a career in their organization.
At the messe you will have the opportunity to get advice at more than 50 virtual booths. In personal conversations and presentations, as well as through field reports, you can find out about job profiles and everyday working life in international organizations.
A visit to the online fair can also be worthwhile for graduates and students in order to orient themselves and gain an overview of possible perspectives, especially since junior staff development programs will also be presenting themselves, which can facilitate the start of a career in international organizations.
You can find the link to the registration here.
FAQ list of the city of Kassel on the right of residence during the Corona crisis.
The city of Kassel has summarized on its homepage the currently most frequently asked questions and answers of the Foreigners' Registration Office regarding the residence status due to the restrictions in connection with the Corona virus. More info here.
Carreer Service - advice and application portfolio checks
The Carreer Service offers advice and reviews applications by phone, Skype or email (email@example.com) and provides useful information about jobs during the current pandemic. More info here
Video "Working in Germany"
The Career Service has created a video for you with the topic "Working in Germany". The video is available in English and gives useful tips on job hunting and writing a resume.
You can watch the video here.
New call for applications for the HessenFonds scholarship for refugees
Application until 20.01.2021
The HessenFonds scholarship for refugee students and scientists* is announced again. With this, the Hessian Ministry of Science and the Arts would like to support particularly talented refugee students, doctoral candidates and scientists* at the state universities of Hesse. The 1-year scholarship is intended to support the start or successful continuation of studies or an academic career. Recipients are persons entitled to asylum and recognized refugees. Students can receive 300 euros per month (in addition to BAföG), doctoral students 1150 euros. Interested scientists should send their request and application to the Internationalization Office (Dr. Engel).
The application must be made through the University of Kassel (and not directly to the Ministry). The application and the forms with a list of the required documents can be found here:
Announcement HessenFonds 2021
Application form students
Application form doctoral candidates
Application form for scientists
Social engagement in studies: "Doing good and earning intercultural credits"
SchlüsSL Seminars - Key Competence Oriented Service Learning
You want to do good and earn credits at the same time?
Here you can find more information about the SchlüsSL seminars at the University of Kassel.
New web series from Studieren Weltweit "Hin. Zurück. Weiter"
In this new web series of 'Studying Worldwide' you can accompany two correspondents during their semesters abroad in Lisbon and Vienna: Make new friends, study in corona times, make plans for the future - experience the journey now!
Watch the new series under: youtube.com/studierenweltweiterlebees
COVID-19 information for international students
Looking for support due the pandemic circumstances?
Some pages are in german language. For translation we recommend
DAAD PRIZE 2020 for outstanding achievements by foreign students
In 2020, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) has once again made funds available to German universities to award a DAAD prize for outstanding achievements by foreign students. This is the 26th time that the University of Kassel has announced the DAAD Prize, which is endowed with 1,000 euros.
All information can be found here.
From September 28th to October 2nd 2020 the Diversity Week will take place at the University of Kassel, with lectures and workshops on the topics of racism, classism, diversity, trans* and parenthood, queer diversity, critical whiteness, empowerment for BIPoC
Participation in the program is free of charge.
For registration please follow this link.
Here you can find the programme and interviews with the speakers on the respective topics.
The registration is binding and in case of non-participation, please cancel the registration so that people from the waiting list can join.
First-hand information about studying abroad: With the virtual fair of "studieren weltweit - ERLEBE ES!" on 17.07. 2020, you can clarify important questions about your time abroad from the comfort of your own home: From preparation, financing to living and studying on site. Further information at: www.studierenweltweit.de/virtuelle-messe
Arnold-Bode 10 -Raum 0225 (Seminar room)
Saturday, on 16.11.2019 From 11:00 –14:00
Do You want to bridge the gap between Your studies and Your life at, through and in the University? What is academic, career and life success for You and what kind of ideas do You have to fulfill them? In the Empowerment room You would get inspired, motivated, activated to take positive action & equipped with tools for organizing yourself for academic and life success! Here you would receive a motivational session on topics that pertain to personal development. The empowerment room will be a place, where topics such a goal setting, questions of focus and discipline, Motivation, Vision, the laws of personal growth, the psychology of Achievement, Time management, Mindset, Attitude etc. will be delivered in a motivational, comprehensive manner and you can ask questions.
For further questions you can contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
In our project workshop "Internationalization at university - a critical project workshop for international and local students", the topic of internationalization will be examined from a critical perspective by us students in six block seminars.
The aim of the project workshop is to create an exchange platform for international as well as for local students in order to facilitate the exchange of experiences. We want to improve existing offers and structures by making suggestions to the responsible authorities or by our own practice. In addition, the project workshop is intended to create a framework for developing completely new ideas for internationalization projects at the University of Kassel.
Mi. 16:00 bis 18:00 am 22.01.2020
Moritzstr. 25-31 Systembau 3 - Raum 0306
Here you can inform yourself about university structures for the organization of international stays, how you can (have) them financed and about cooperations of the FB05 between the University of Kassel and universities in Europe and on other continents.
In addition, we will introduce you to the project workshop on university internationalization, in which international and local students exchange ideas and realize projects together!
Furthermore, students will report about their experiences in short or long international academic stays.
For further questions regarding the event or the organization of international stays please contact
to email@example.com and in our office hours Monday from 13-16 in NP1 in room 3301a!
Team International Affairs of the FB05
We are looking for an additional member in our team!
Who we are and what we do?
We are a four-person team made up of both international and local students. Together we would like to (critically) deal with questions around internationalization at the University of Kassel. In a seminar (this winter term) with students, we will work out possibilities and suggestions aimed at adapting the internationalisation strategy of the university to the needs of students.
-are an international student
-know English; minimum basic knowledge of German
- sensitive about discrimination that shapes our everyday life at university (such as classism, racism and sexism) and interested to think and talk about it
- Working creatively in a team
- Develop and implement projects
Are you interested? Then write us!
Send us a short letter of motivation as well as a curriculum vitae to the e-mail address below untill 2nd September. We will invite you to an interview where we can get to know each other between 9th and 13th September.
Financing your studies, finding a job, dealing with the rules of the German Job Market
Monday, 27th May 16:30-18:00 in Systembau 1 in room 0104
Let´s meet and exchange information, challenges, and your experiences around working and studying as an international student in Germany. Our programme will include breakout activities where you can raise questions, share your own experiences and discuss possible solutions with our peers. In addition, we will have presentations from Studierendenwerk and Career Service and Roland Ngole, an International Motivational Speaker. We hope this meeting will be both informational and fun opportunity to interact with other students who have been through the process of finding work as an international student.
More about Roland Ngole:
He will share his experience and hourney of successfully accomplishing his Undergraduate and Graduate degrees in Germany. Gaining work experience and transitioning into Starting His Own Business.
⇒ He will Share the Challenges he faced and how he Overcame them
⇒ He will give advice on how to avoid pitfalls on Your Way to Achieving your Academic Goals in Germany
⇒ He will Share the Strategies necessary for Academic Goals in Germany. Moreover, he will present an online courses he has designed to help Students succeed in Germany
Don´t miss this Unique Event!!
After his Talk Roland Ngole will be available to answer Your Questions and give You Advice
04.03. - 22.03. 2019 ( 8:00 - 14:00 ); Exam: FR, 22.03.2019
ECTS: 4 English UNIcert II, 1st part
Prerequisite: B1; Target level B1/ B2
Moritzstr. 25-31; System Building 1 Room 0308
This English course is designed for students in the field of social sciences. The aim of this course is to further improve and optimize the students' oral and written expression skills, both in general language usage and specifically related to their professional qualification. This includes, on the one hand, the editing of specialized texts and the learning of argumentation structures and, on the other hand, the summarizing and discussing of academic texts.
Registration at: Course registration of the International Language Center of the University of Kassel!
An overview of current events can be found in the international calendar.