Wanna travel without leaving the country? Wanna get to know people at HdM with different nationalities and from around the world? Wanna improve your language abilities, without having to take a language course?


When you are interested in foreign countries, different languages and cultures, you do not necessarily have to fly around the world to have the same experience. Being a Buddy makes it possible!

As a Buddy, you have the chance to help international students from around the world get settled in Stuttgart and here at HdM. Take the opportunity!


Your responsibilities include:

·         Picking up room keys and (if applicable) sheets at the Filderbahnplatz for the International Student

·         Picking up the International Student at the Stuttgart Airport or Stuttgart Train station

·         Bring fingerfood for the Welcome Breakfast

·         Buy a VVS-Ticket

·         Visit the Cashiers office with the International Student

·         Visit the Bürgerbüro with the International Student and help them register

·         Assist the International student open a bank account at the BW Bank

·         Assist with setting up a course schedule

·         Assist the with accessing internet (Selfnet, e.V.)



·         Improve a second language

·         Make an international contact

·         Earn 10 ASC (1 ECTS)

·         Earn a certificate from the HdM International Office

·         Have fun!

How to Become a Buddy:

·         Come to a Buddy Information Session

·         Fill out the web formular

·         Send us a mail at: exchange.network@hdm-stuttgart.de