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Information for Junior-Buddies

Are you the first member of your family who starts studying? Then you've come to the right place. We will help you to find a suitable senior buddy who will support you during your first year and help you with words and deeds. We also offer you interesting lectures, workshops and further assistance for a successful start of your studies.

For Junior-Buddies the programme offers:

  • Support with questions and problems concerning your studies.
  • Further training opportunities.
  • Possibility of helping to shape the programme and organising individual activities.
  • Building up a network in your own peer group.
  • Personal and Competence development / acquisition of soft skills.
  • Better social connections in the university.

Please find our information leaflet (in German) here.


Admission criteria: 1st year student (1st or 2nd semester) and short motivation letter (500 characters).
Simply fill out the undefinedregistration form for junior buddies and send it back to us at diversity@hhu.de . We will contact you as soon as possible.

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