Saarland University regards internationality as a core component of its academic quality assurance objectives and as a key driver of its competitiveness in the higher education sector. Our internationalization strategy aims to secure Saarland University's position within the international higher education landscape and to ensure the quality of its research and teaching activities in an increasingly competitive global environment. In addition, we aim to pool our international collaborative activities and projects for maximum strategic impact. To meet these challenges, Saarland University has developed two policy and implementation instruments:

Trilingual Campus Saar - Removing language barriers and driving internationalization

Language barriers are often a problem for international students when they begin studying in Germany. And the same can be true of academics and researchers coming from abroad to teach or carry out research here. The Trilingual Campus Saar initiative was launched to make it easier for new arrivals to feel welcome and to settle in at both Saarland University and the University of Applied Sciences in Saarland (htw saar). The aim is to remove potential language barriers by systematically translating relevant web pages, forms and key documents into English and French.

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Saarland University's internationalization strategy

Saarland University has adopted an internationalization strategy that aims to meet the challenges and demands of growing globalization in the higher education sector. Its objectives include securing Saarland University's position within the international higher education landscape, ensuring the quality of its diverse research and academic teaching activities and strategically pooling its international collaborative projects and partnerships.

Vice-President for Internationalization and European Relations

Cornelius König
Office: International Relations
Phone: +49 681 302-71100

International Relations Division

Johannes Abele and Sonja Karb-Ressing
Phone: +49 681 302-71100
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