Student projects

Balu und du

“Balu und du” is a nationwide mentoring project for primary school children. In Konstanz, especially refugee children are being accepted into the programme. Student mentors receive training at the University of Konstanz through seminars that teach transferable skills.

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The university group “b-welcome” is also an independent working group of the "Save me" campaign in Konstanz. They strive to make the arrival of refugees in Germany easier and to minimise language barriers. b-welcome offers, for example, a multi-language welcome package, a translation agency and assistance in regard to meeting with government authorities. For their commitment, the initiative received the University Council Prize 2015.

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Green Office

The Green Office encourages sustainable development at the University of Konstanz. It is the first of its kind at a German university and is student-led.

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Rock Your Life

Rock Your Life trains student volunteers to mentor schoolchildren from disadvantaged families (socially, financially, etc.) on their path towards learning a vocation or gaining access to higher-level education opportunities. The two-year mentoring relationships aim to help the schoolchildren tap into their personal potential and broaden their horizons.

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