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App "HHU companion"

The app of the project "HHU companion" is a community tool for information, exchange and networking.
It is free of charge and offers a protected space that is only available to international students at HHU. You can ask questions to the community without worries and you get to know other German and international students through the app.

The app offers:

  • Current and exclusive news - on news at HHU, events, leisure activities, etc.
  • Dates of events
  • Forum - you can ask questions about starting your studies, immigration authorities, working in Germany, etc.
  • Buddy-Mentor-Match - you can see the profiles of other international and also German students, chat with each other, etc. Most of them take part in our Buddy Programme. Feel free to sign up.
  • Info pages - on starting at HHU, learning German, etc.

Download the app here:

Please note: After installing the app, you need to search for "HHU companion", register and enter the activation code "XELB6". You can find step-by-step instructions in the tutorial.

So that you do not have to install the app on your own, we organise a digital event on

  • Tuesday, 27 September 2022, from 1 pm to approx. 1:45 pm
  • Friday, 7 October 2022, from 1 pm to approx. 1:45 pm
  • Monday, 10 October 2022, from 1 pm to approx. 1:45 pm

Click on the link and you will take part in this event. https://hhu.webex.com/meet/cdobbehaus
On this occasion you will see other international students.

Do you have questions about the app? Please contact us:

The app "HHU companion" is available for Android and iOS via the respective store. The International Office of HHU is responsible for the content, the technical provision is carried out by an external service provider.

Data protection notice: By installing the software, I voluntarily consent to the processing of my data as documented in the declaration. I am informed about my data subject rights and contact options in case of questions.

These documents are available in German only. They will be translated soon.

Datenschutzerklärung der HHU


Datenschutzerklärung der Firma plazz AG


Information zur Verarbeitung von personenbezogenen Daten im Rahmen der App "HHU companion"

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