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The International Office


Patrick Lajoie
Network International
Von-Siebold-Str. 2
37075 Göttingen
Phone +49 (0)551/ 39-21340
patrick.lajoie@zvw.uni-goettingen.de



International Certificate


The International Certificate is an extra-curricular programme of Göttingen University to honour international experience and intercultural competence as well as commitment in supporting international students with a personal certificate.

Objectives of the Certificate

  • promotion of the integration of foreign students

  • promotion of intercultural competencies

  • intensification and professionalization of the preparation and evaluation of studies abroad

  • more active participation of German and foreign students in supporting international students

  • recognition of commitment in connection with integration measures on the part of both German and foreign students



The following target groups are eligible to acquire one of the Certificates

  • outgoings for studies abroad with additional commitment (i²MoVe Trainings)

  • non-mobile students for commitment to internationalisation at home

  • foreign students for commitment to internationalisation of Göttingen University at home



To obtain the certificate you have to participate in the follwoing three components

A. Intercultural Trainings
B. Intercultural Engagement
C. International/Intercultural Events

You have to choose one training out of A. In B and C 18 Internationalisation Points (IP) have to be collected. A minimum of 12 IP out of B and a minimum of 3 IP out of C.

The Certificates can be completed over any number of semesters within the total period of study.