The Student Tutor Network organised by the International
"Tutor programme" means that students (= tutors)
help foreign students and applicants. There is at
least one tutor per department. Tutors are there for both
degree students (TU Dresden degrees) and non-degree or guest
students (who are studying in Dresden for one or two
This tutor programme aims to support foreign students during
and before their studies, most importantly at the beginning, no
matter if you start in the first semester at TU Dresden, or at
a more advanced level.
The Tutor programme is based on three central
- "Helping you help yourself". The idea is to
enable students to organise affairs on their own initiative,
which is essential to a successful course of study at the TU
- "There is no need to reinvent the wheel!".
Therefore, existing resources available both inside and
outside the university are to be used and further
- "Students help students". This is why we mostly
rely on student tutors, some of whom are foreigners,
From March 2004 through the summer semester 2014, more than
8000 foreign students and applicants have benefited from this
network of student tutors.
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