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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - The Central Women's Representative

firstgen

You are the first in your family to attend a university?
firstgen (first generation students) offers students from non-academic backgrounds mentoring and empowerment
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The requirements and the anonymity at university can be challenging and disconcerting. firstgen is a programme that aims to strengthen your strengths as a first generation student. The programme is free of charge.

firstgen joins university entrantswith Master-level or PhD students who have faced the same challenges not too long ago. Mentees are supported by trained mentors who accompany them throughout the first semester or longer.

In training and networking sessions, firstgen imparts strategies and methods that help you to overcome the obstacles of university studies. You will receive a certificate and ECTS points ("Berufsfeldbezogene Zusatzqualifikation" (BZQ)) when you finish the programme.

 
Contact

firstgen@hu-berlin.de
 

 

 

Empowerment - One goal of the gender equality strategy of the Caroline von Humboldt Programme