Buddy network

Buddy network

Join our buddy network!

The University of Applied Sciences welcomes numerous international students from all over the world (Europe and overseas) every semester. Our buddys are an essential support for the acclimatization of our incoming students. Buddys assist our international guests from the moment of arrival, help with the first orientation in Austria and can participate in all events and excursions for Incomings.

Requirements & tasks of a buddy:

  • Help with questions about studying and everyday (study) life
  • Open-minded personality & good language skills (English)
  • Support in the expansion of foreign language skills
  • Information about leisure activities and sports programs as well as Austrian culture

Your advantages:

  • Additional points when applying for a semester abroad
  • International friendships, getting to know different cultures
  • Free participation in our excursions for incoming students & incoming events
  • Buddy certificate (additional qualification for application)

If you enjoy exchanges with other cultures, would like to gain intercultural experience and are open-minded, we look forward to receiving your application at: fhwnio@fhwn.ac.at.