Student Groups at the Faculty of Engineering: Technik ohne Grenzen
Just as doctors make their medical skills available to people all over the world (‘Doctors without Borders’) – Technik ohne Grenzen e.V. (‘Technology without Borders’) offers technical enthusiasts to put their technical expertise to meaningful use in the service of others. As a student you get the opportunity to make a difference through the application of technical and engineering skills to a variety of challenges in different locations and cultures.
Main areas of activity:
- Coordinating on-site, tailored cooperative development work that makes the most effective use of the available resources.
- Delivering education and training that empower local people effect change themselves.
- Stimulating sustainable development, for example through microbusiness initiatives.
There are currently five groups in Erlangen dealing with the topics: Environmentally friendly disposal of medical Waste, Water supply, Hospital Support and Teaching Computer Basics.
For more information about the regional group Erlangen go to: www.teog.ngo/teog_rg/erlangen/
Further Student Groups and Initiatives at the Faculty of Engineering: www.tf.fau.de/studium/studentische-gruppen/ (DE)