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Project connect!



In the Project connect!, German and international students come together to form teams for one semester.

In different project formats, the groups work on a topic with an intercultural dimension.


  • networking of students from different disciplines and nationalities
  • introduction to intercultural awareness
  • developing action strategies for working in (international) project teams
  • creating a project and presenting it (e.g. film, photo exhibition)
  • improving German skills by working in (international) project teams

Group size: The maximum number of participants per project format is 18 students. In each project format, three to six participants work together. Each participant chooses the project format.

Supervision: one tutor per group

Registration: You can register by sending an email to studienstart-international(at) with your name, student ID number, degree programme, semester and intended degree (e.g. Bachelor/Master). 

General conditions: As part of the project, a participant must take part in an intercultural kick-off meeting, a final presentation and a final workshop. Furthermore, meetings of the respective project group will take place during the semester, of which at least six must be recorded with a short report.

Students receive 3 ECTS for participation, which can be credited to the Studium Integrale part of your degree programme, as well as a detailed certificate of attendance.

Furthermore, Project connect! can be credited to the certificate “Intercultural Awareness”.

Please contact studienstart-international(at), if you have questions.

Please note that Project connect! cannot be offered in winter semester 2025.