M.O.I.N.! - Kiel University’s Language Partnership

M.O.I.N. is a cooperation between the Graduate Center and the Department of Continuing Education
Kiel University’s language & cultural exchange program

You're seeking to learn a new language or improve your German skills in a relaxed atmosphere and beyond the institutional framework? Then the language exchange program M.O.I.N. (Meeting Other Interesting New People) is just the right thing for you!

A personal tandem partnership offers many advantages: You can approach a foreign language in everyday situations in a relaxed atmosphere and practice listening, understanding and speaking as well as expand your foreign language skills.

The M.O.I.N. project wishes to build a bridge between researchers and employees from all fields of the university, as well as promote mutual understanding, cultural insight and acceptance. A group of international and multicultural doctoral students from numerous countries across the globe live in Kiel and contribute in a very special way to make foreign cultures and their languages come alive.

Within M.O.I.N. project and due to common interests, meetings and joint activities new friends can be found and friendships have developed. This can help to provide foreign doctoral students with an easier start in Kiel. The M.O.I.N. project does not only offer language learning but also offers the opportunity to make the city of Kiel and the Kiel university a place where we not only work but also live and feel at home.

“The project is great for PhD students who want to establish new contacts and learn the language.”, says Ehsan Biniyaz. You can find his and Barah Mhrezs reports on their experiences here: Interview (English).

M.O.I.N. Sprachtandem

During the regular M.O.I.N. events we will do our very best to assist you in finding a suitable tandem partner and also give you tips and advice for further meetings. Experienced tandem partners are also very welcome at our meetings and can talk about their encounters and experiences. In addition, further events are organized, such as casual get-togethers and movie-nights. The dates will be announced here in advance.

M.O.I.N.!  goes Christmas Market


Meet up: Stairs in front of Opera House, 7pm Rathausplatz, 24103 Kiel 

Please sign up via E-mail here : moin@gz.uni-kiel.de


M.O.I.N. Events 2019.pdf

 MOIN Veranstaltungen 2019.pdf — PDF document, 60 KB

If you are interested in participating or have any further questions do not hesitate to contact moin@gz.uni-kiel.de

Project manager:

Dr. Sabine Milde / Graduiertenzentrum

Tanja Zehmke / Stabstelle Wissenschaftliche Weiterbildung

Jan Bensien / jbensien@uv.uni-kiel.de

Lisa Schrader /  moin@gz.uni-kiel.de


funded from the DAAD from funds of the German Federal Foreign Office DAAD