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Buddy Program at the MSB

Registration for the Buddy Program for students of Medical School Berlin

If you would like to get to know students from all over the world, communicate more frequently in English or simply want to make everyday life easier for international students at the MSB - become a Buddy!

Support guest students who are new to the MSB and help them discover Berlin culture and MSB student life.

Your tasks:

  • Being the person of contact in case of struggles in everyday student life (for example, help with literature research and how to use our printing system)
  • Assistance in achieving the scientific standard of written work (proofreading if necessary)
  • Supporting in integration into Berlin life (possibly picking International Students up from the airport, tips and tricks for finding a flat share, registration at the Citizens' Office, help with finding a good mobile phone deal, leisure activities etc.)

The MSB Buddy Programme brochure

Further information on the Buddy Programme can be found in the brochure. Have a look now and become a buddy.  

Participation in the Buddy Programme

The participation in the Buddy Programme is voluntary and therefore free of charge. However, we would be happy to provide you with a certificate of your voluntary commitment within the academic environment. This could reflect positively in internal scholarship applications.

How much time you spend with visiting students varies from case to case. As a general rule, the amount of supervision is greatest at the beginning and end of the semester, as this is when most questions and problems arise. If you get along well with your assigned guest student, you can of course share your free time with him/her in addition to regular academic support.

In order to apply to the buddy program, please contact the International Office.

Contact Person

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