GlobalXChanges/Challenges - GXC


With the DAAD-funded project "GlobalXChanges/Challenges (GXC)", HM Hochschule München University of Applied Sciences (HM) is pursuing the goal of internationalizing its innovation and knowledge transfer activities. For this purpose, collaboration and networks with partners from industry, academia, politics and society in Germany and abroad will be expanded and joint student innovation projects and work experience placements will be facilitated. In this project, HM Hochschule München University of Applied Sciences works closely together with the Strascheg Center for Entrepreneurship, the co-creation network M:UniverCity and its Digital Transformation Lab, and moreover with the four strategic partner universities in Europe and the USA.

  • The DAAD funding line UAS.International

  • Program goals

Information for Students

  • International Virtual Innovation Challenge

    Team up with students from Austria, Finland, Germany, Switzerland and the United States to solve real-life problems in a truly international learning environment and apply now to participate in our GXC International Virtual Innovation Challenge!

  • Virtual International Internships

    Undertake a 1-month long virtual international internship and apply for a monthly stipend financed through the DAAD. Have a look at our open positions and calls on this website.

Information for faculty and teaching staff

  • English-language instructional videos

    As part of the project, numerous English-language instructional videos on the topics of digitalization & prototyping, innovation & entrepreneurship, and teamwork & project management were created for the international and interdisciplinary online course "International Virtual Innovation Challenge " in collaboration with the Strascheg Center for Entrepreneurship . The project team makes these available to all faculty and lecturers at HM Hochschule München University of Applied Sciences via a Mahara portfolio .

Information for partners from industry & society

  • Become a challenge sponsor

    International, interdisciplinary and innovative: Take advantage of the creative ideas and know-how of committed international students and become a challenge sponsor for one of our international student challenges. You will find further information and a current call in this short presentation or if you are interested!

    An overview of our challenges from the winter semester 2020/2021 and a summary of the respective approaches and prototypes developed by our student teams is available on our course website.

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Picture: Shutterstock

Program Manager

Dr. Audrey Stolze
Room: T 1.008

Tel.: 089 1265-4273
Fax: 089 1265-4380

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Project Coordinator

Andrea Schramm
Room: T 1.008

Tel.: 089 1265-4282
Fax: 089 1265-4380

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15 Dec 2020
Successful final presentations

Project presentation by students at the International Virtual Innovation Challenge