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Humanitarian Organizations

If you’re the kind of person who likes to make a difference and contribute to your community, you might be interested in this list of various student groups and initiatives that always welcome new members.

  • Amnesty International—University Group Munich: The Munich chapter of Amnesty International, an organization focused on human rights issues.
  • Arbeiterkind (Workers‘ Child): This is an initiative for students who are the first in their family to earn a college degree.
  • AIAS Munich e.V.: This student association raises awareness about bone marrow donation.
  • Enactus Munich: A non-profit student organization, this group’s goal is to improve the standard of living and quality of life of people around the world, from Munich to Bolivia.
  • Commit to Partnership e.V.: Commit Munich is primarily student-led and focuses on social justice and sustainable change.
  • Nightline e.V.: This hotline is run by students for students and addresses problems big and small.
  • Refugee Law Clinic—Munich: A student initiative, this group offers free legal advice to refugees in need of support.
  • Serlo: A project of the Society for Free Education e.V., this group provides free educational materials to students.
  • Studenten bilden Schüler (Students Tutor Pupils e.V.): Volunteer tutors and other staff help provide low-income students with free tutoring and other educational services to help close the equality gap.
  • Humanistische Hochschulgruppe München (Humanist University Group—Munich): Students in this group get involved in educational issues from a humanist perspective, which emphasizes human rights and mutual respect based on a philosophy of logic.