The Baden-Württemberg-STIPENDIUM scholarship was awarded to two students Mr Tsundzukani Marima, Master’s in Political Science and Mr Petros Molele, Masters in Agriculture for exchange programme at the Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg (DHBW), Heidenheim, Germany from 27 September to 21 December 2019. The students were able to study International Business programme for the period of 3 months. The students were hosted by Prof Sabine Moebs, International Business Department (DHBW); Ms Brigitte Ilg, Director International Relations and Ms Ingrid Lange, International Relations Officer (DHBW). The International Business programme at the DHBW brought together students from different countries for academic and intercultural engagement activities. 

Mr Tsundzukani Marima and Mr Petros Molele in Germany

The students said, “It has been our wish to visit Germany. Staying there for a longer duration is the most beautiful thing that has ever happened in our lives. We love the 

environmental conditions of Germany, it’s safety, beautiful infrastructure, easily accessible transport, and quiet. Life is pretty busy in Germany as in most Western world. But in general, there is quietness anywhere you go. We learnt a lot and made good friends during the period” The programme is governed by the partnership agreement signed between UNIVEN and DHBW in 2017. About six students have benefited from the scholarship in 2019 alone, three from UNIVEN and three from Germany. 

Issued by: 

Department of Communications & Marketing 

University of Venda 

Tel: (015) 962 8525 

Date: 04 February 2020 

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