Interview Katharina Beck – Occasion: Renewed candidacy for the supervisory board

Katharina Beck (*1982) is a senior manager at Accenture Strategy and consults firms, foundations and public organisations in sustainability management. Previously she was the Director of the Institute for Social Banking and the President of oikos International. READ

Interview Niklas Becker – Occasion: Renewed candidacy for the supervisory board

Niklas Becker (*1983) is co-responsible for the alternative investments division of a major international bank. He has many years of financial and capital market experience in Germany and abroad and, together with Olaf Lampson, designed and placed the student bond in 2014. READ

What is CHANCEN International doing to support their students during this time?

Rwanda is under a strict lock down since the 14th of March to prevent the spread of COVID-19. READ

What is the role of student finance during a global health pandemic?

- a commentary by CHANCEN International founder Batya Blankers READ

Rwanda and COVID-19

The Rwandan Government acted swiftly and reduced social gatherings, closed schools and encouraged home office as soon as the first COVID-19 case was reported. READ

CHANCEN eG team: Welcome, Kyra Gawlista!

As the CHANCEN community is growing continuously, our team needs additional support. We welcome our new team member Kyra Gawlista, and interview her about her first month at CHANCEN eG. READ

BAföG reform from the 1st of August

Information about the changes in the BAföG reform from the 1st of August 2019. READ

Financial tips: What to do when the part-time job is cancelled due to Corona?

The current corona crisis affects us all. On various levels our lives are currently restricted. Most shops, restaurants, bars and other establishments have had to be closed to prevent a further spread of the virus. The effects this has on the various members of society become clear only gradually. READ

Internship online at CHANCEN eG: Max and Johanna describe their home office experience

The CHANCEN eG team has been working from home for three weeks now and all interviews with applicants are only done online. Our intern Johanna has been with us for three weeks – she started her internship remotely. In the interview, Johanna and her predecessor Max tell us about Zoom parties and a feeling of togetherness, responsibility and some difficulties. READ

Our students: Ilka Essig from Karlshochschule

I am currently doing my Bachelor in International Relations at the Karlshochschule and I am very happy. The degree offers interesting content and is really fun. The fact that CHANCEN eG is financing my studies is a relieve for me. READ


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