Student Tutors for Exchange Programme Students

S.T.E.P.S. is an initiative of the International Office. It is a program to support students from exchange programs at Ulm University.

We are looking for Ulm students who have time and motivation to support 1 up to 3 new arriving students from partner universities for the first few days after their arrival.


  • Participation in the preparation workshop
  • Meet & greet at the train station/bus station
  • Advice and support when filling in forms and registering (e.g. university, city, bank)
  • Guided tour of the city and the university
  • Support, e.g. answering questions



  • Get to know international students
  • Make contacts abroad
  • Improve your language skills
  • Find new friends
  • Expense allowance & Certificate of Participation
  • Bonus points for an application to an exchange program at the Ulm University



Expense allowance:

For each supported student, you will receive an expense allowance.

The expense allowance (regular mentoring) is € 40.

The expense allowance for the support under corona-condition (reduced mentoring) is as follows:

  • €15 for a virtual buddy
  • €20 for meet & greet
  • €40 for meet & greet + virtual buddy
Preparation Workshop

Next preparation workshop:
27. January 2023 | 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Seminar room 142 (Helmholtzstraße 22, 1st floor) and online

The arrival of the new students to the winter semester:
at the beginning of September and at the beginning of October

The arrival of the new students to the summer semester:
at the beginning of March and at the beginning of April, occasionally also at the beginning of May


Incoming Students Support Team

Emily Haible (Incoming Students Coordinator)
Linh Nguyen (Student Advisor)

Advising (online)
Wednesdays 16:00 - 17:00 CET