Again this year, CDTF students and the Association of Chinese Students added to the “Intercultural Week” at Paderborn University. The Chinese students presented specialties of Chinese cuisine at their booth. Visitors learned about the background and customs of the Dragon Boat Festival which is currently celebrated in their home country
Bicycles are a favorite means of transportation among students. Thus, repairs and the correct choice of tools as well as the occasional purchase of spare parts are part of students’ lives. The course “Technical German for international students” provided CDTF students and other participants with the opportunity to familiarize themselves with bicycle-related vocabulary.
A Bachelor's or Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Paderborn University as well as good German language skills are the best prerequisite for CDTF students to start a career at Volkswagen in China.
Communications training, excursions and practicing skills important for studying mechanical engineering - such as creating Power Point presentation are once more part of the course "Technical German for international students". For their first class, numerous CDTF students as well as some other course participants from other countries took a trip to downtown Paderborn.
It has been fifteen years since he enrolled at the CDTF; three years later, he continued the Bachelor's program in Mechanical Engineering at Paderborn University which he successfully completed ten years ago.
At the beginning of the winter semester 2017/18, about fifty CDTF students packed their bags and headed from Qingdao to Paderborn – each one with a different objective: some will, upon having successfully completed their basic studies at the CDTF, continue with their advanced studies in mechanical engineering in Paderborn, some will enroll in the Bachelor’s program “Industrial Engineering” and others intend to advance their German
Almost twenty students from Paderborn who are enrolled in the program “Mechanical Engineering China mb-cn” will spend the month of September at the partner faculty CDTF in Qingdao. Half of the group will participate in a four-week summer school which includes introductory courses in Chinese and Chinese
… quite a few Chinese students from the partner faculty CDTF in Qingdao, China come to Germany to enroll in the study programs in mechanical engineering or industrial engineering with this or similar expectations. Thus, the tour of Volkswagen in Wolfsburg was one of the highlights
To balance the intensive morning language class, the supplementary program of this year’s summer school had participants take a golf lesson. Following a brief theoretical introduction into the selection of clubs and swing techniques by golf teachers, the Chinese students entered the driving range of
Twenty CDTF students visited Cologne, a metropolis on the Rhine as part of their intensive language course at Paderborn University this summer.
After a quick stop at the Cathedral, they crossed the cathedral square and headed along the Rhine towards the Chocolate Museum Cologne. There, they learned about growing cocoa and how it came to Europe from South America. The tour guide explained the machines on display
They stood out with excellent performances in their German language course during their first year at the CDTF. Now, their hard work is rewarded – twenty top-performing students are invited to a 4-week intensive language course in Paderborn. The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) funds summer schools like this...