Why become a buddy for international students?  

In the incoming section of the International Office, we support exchange students from partner universities and visiting researchers who are visiting our university for a short period of time (for a maximum of 12 months) to study with us for 1-3 trimesters, to complete an internship, or to conduct research for their scientific paper.  
Advantages for you: 
  • Create new friendships with students from all over the world
  • Gain direct understanding of foreign cultures
  • Take full advantage of the possibility to put your foreign language skills to good use
  • Achieve intercultural comptetence, upgrade your personal skills profile
  • Organize excursions and events
  • Explore Munich City and surroundings
  • Interculturally prepare for your own experience abroad be it for studies, for an internship or a summer program
  • Possibility to obtain a training certificate worth 2 ECTS credits from our Central Institute of Accompanying Studies studium plus


  • Active participation in the intercultural workshop held in January/February of every year
  • Engagement for one academic year (lecture-free periods are exempt)

Through your active engagement and the commitment of your time, skills and personality, you make an important contribution to the integration of young international people at our university!