Speaker for international affairs

Almost half of all students at the HfK are international students. The speaker for international affairs brings together topics relevant to you and, together with the International Students’ Committee, represents international students.

Tasks

  • Active representation of special interests of international students in university politics, committees and in one-on-one meetings
  • Chair of the International Students’ Committee
  • Reduction of language and structural barriers
  • linguistic accessibility of university politics information
  • close cooperation with the speaker for social affairs & anti-discrimination

The speaker for social affairs & anti-discrimination represents the special interests of all students affected by discrimination and in social affairs. It works together with the International Office and the Women’s Representative / ZKFF as well as with the speaker of international affairs if necessary.
It advises students in matters concerning BAföG, scholarships, housing benefits, applications for hardship cases and studying with children and, if necessary, refers them to appropriate offices and institutions (e.g. to the social counselling of the Studierendenwerk, the social counselling of other AStA in Bremen, coaching and counselling institutions, PBS, Internaional Office, Department for Promotion of Research / Scholarship Counseling, etc.). It also communicates the offers of the HfK’s social funds and informs students about their rights within and outside the HfK.
It supports students in cases of discrimination and, on request, represents them in negotiations and discussions with authorities and teachers. It is especially obliged to protect the privacy of the students concerned.

(Tasks according to StuRa resolution, October 14, 2020)

Speaker

Vicc Repasi (elected November 2020)
asta-international@hfk-bremen.de (HfK internally)

Last modified on: 24. May 2021