Buddy Program

What is the Buddy Program at the DHBW Karlsruhe?

The Buddy Program is designed for international students. Local students support the international students during their stay in Germany and help them to get around the university. Together with the local students, the exchange students can explore the area around Karlsruhe and get familiar with the German culture.

What can you expect from your buddy?

  • Your buddy is a contact person for questions before and during your stay
  • Meetings with your buddy
  • Exploring Karlsruhe

What does your buddy actually do?

He/ She…

  • Organizes fun and sports activities and trips
  • Helps you with organizational stuff
  • Is a good friend and person to rely on during your time in Germany
  • Invites you to a regular “Stammtisch” (you will soon find out what that is)
  • Shows you around Karlsruhe and the surrounding areas
  • Would like to have a good time together

How can you contact your buddy?

  • Email is the best way to contact your buddy before your arrival.
  • During your stay you can also communicate via WhatsApp, facebook, etc.