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Natural.PALS in winter semester 2019/20 – apply now!


Call for applications – international students

Are you a new international student in Natural Sciences at Ruhr-Universität?
In the Buddy-Programme Natural.PALS, we connect you with a local student at your faculty as a peer-tutor. This way, you benefit from individual and subject-specific support in the first phase of your studies and can make first contacts to local and international fellow students.

As an international student, you can participate in your 1st or 2nd semester of Biology (BSc, MSc), Chemistry (MSc), Biochemistry (MSc), or Geography (BSc). In Biology and Chemistry, you can have the programme recognised as part of your degree course; as an alternative, you can obtain a participation certificate.

For winter semester 2019/20, you are welcome to apply until September 15th.


Call for applications – local students

Call for applicationsIn the Buddy-Programme Natural.PALS, you support new international students at your faculty as a peer-tutor in starting their studies at RUB.
This way, you meet fellow students from all over the world and can improve your intercultural skills. As a future peer-tutor, you will participate in a preparatory training session and an intercultural training.

You can apply as a local student of Biology (BSc, MSc), Chemistry (MSc), Biochemistry (MSc), or Geography (BSc). In Biology and Chemistry, you can have the programme recognised as part of your degree course; as an alternative, you can obtain a participation certificate.

For winter semester 2019/20, you are welcome to apply until September 15th.


Tandem.MINT in summer semester 2019 – apply now!

Would you like to improve your German skills – true-to-life?

Tandem.MINT, the language learning programme for students of Natural Sciences and Engineering, makes this possible: Working with a tandem-partner, you can practise German or another foreign language, geared towards your individual goals and in realistic situations.
That your tandem-partner also studies in a STEM discipline facilitates making connections to your studies and learning technical language. Moreover, you can advance your skills in intercultural communication.
Participating in Tandem.MINT can benefit you in your further studies and in a globalised working environment.

You can now apply for summer semester 2019 – the application deadline is March 15th.

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