The Department of International Affairs is involved in the application and implementation of selected strategically relevant projects with an international focus. Here you will find an overview of current and completed projects.
“Integrated System for European Digital Learning,” an ERASMUS+ project, aimed to promote virtual mobility in the Industrial Engineering and Management degree program. A consortium of partners from Germany, France, Italy, and the United Kingdom worked on a digital learning platform to enable the largest possible number of students to learn across borders.
The aim of the CAMINOS project was to strengthen integration within the Latin American Higher Education area by developing and disseminating a handbook on the organization of intra-Latin American mobility. Rather than creating new mobility programs, the goal was to provide an overview of existing programs and to adapt and improve structures drawing on experiences gained in Europe. CAMINOS focused on how the structured mobility of students and researchers within bi-lateral and multi-lateral agreements can contribute to deepening relationships between universities.
The goal of YEBO! was to develop the internationalization of doctoral studies in South Africa. As part of the project, trainings and conferences were held for doctoral students, academic supervisors and administrative personnel. On the YEBO! PhD portal provides information on funding opportunities, doctoral programs abroad, offers for international mobility, administrative processes and training materials.
The Center for International and Intercultural Communication (ZiiK) focuses on intercultural issues within the area of computer science and IT. Set up in 2000, it was located until 2021 at Faculty IV, where it was headed by Dr. Nazir Peroz. During this period, a number of development cooperation projects in the field of IT and informatics were developed and implemented. The ZiiK also included the Department of Comupter Science and Developing Countries at TU Berlin as well as Faculty IV's professional mentor program.
The four partners of the project Training the mindSET - Improving and Internationalizing Skills Trainings for Doctoral Candidates (mindSET) have developed a European core curriculum, training materials and tools for the development of transferrable skills of doctoral candidates. The resulting materials are also freely available to other universities for use and further development.
TU study & buddy was a mentoring and buddy program for students, which included the projects TU Tandem, External Mentoring plus, and Buddy International (INT SB). The support provided by trained peer mentors was well received by students and helped them to master complex transitions and special challenges..
Project and prize money from the Stifterverband to develop a database to recognize academic performance and credit point.