What is ASSIST

Logo of ASSIST

Elderly and experienced adults - SeniorConsultants - support international students during their stay in Germany while they study at Ulm University. This is the basic idea of ASSIST. The word is the short form of Active Partnership and Support of SeniorConsultants for International Students.

ASSIST was founded by some English study courses as well as the Centre for General Scientific Continuing Education of Ulm University, shortly ZAWiW, in the context of a pilote phase end of 2006. Besides the students of the master courses taught in English also students of the German University of Cairo may join to ASSIST.
The project got a start-up financing until 2008. Currently cultural activities e.g. visits of museums are still supported by Ulm University.

Within ASSIST intercultural and intergenerational bridges are built. Practically the project's output is an exchange of experiences and competences between students and SeniorConsultants. Examples: at common parties, by learning the German language, on excursions. Contacts are possible in groups or individually.

How can I get mor information about ASSIST

ASSIST has now got a new own homepage, where you may get detailed information about our former and actual activities as well as about our active "Senior Consultants". The web-adress is: