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Start your online journey with us!

Do you love to exchange ideas and be inspired by others? 

Does the thought of getting to know like-minded young people from another part of the world excite you? 

You want to learn how to design impactful projects while sustainably shaping our global future?

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In partnership with the Social Impact Lab Stuttgart

Supported through funds of the State of Baden-Württemberg by the Stiftung Entwicklungs-Zusammenarbeit.

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GlobalMatch is the opportunity for you! We match you with an online tandem partner from another part of the world and guide you as you jointly design your own innovative social project.


On our GlobalMatch online platform, you and your tandem partner will embark on five-month journey of global learning and project design whilst gaining great new friends and contacts.

Your benefits

  • become part of our global network of students, young professionals, entrepreneurs and creatives

  • gain hands-on experience in user-centered project design

  • meet your tandem partner and work according to your own schedule, flexible and online

  • participate in our exclusive webinars & receive 1:1 coaching tailored to your needs   #DesignThinking #SystemEntrepreneurship

  • gain new perspectives and make new friends

  • contribute to global understanding and a sustainable future #SustainableDevelopment

Your GlobalMatch Journey

  • Apply now!

  • Be matched with someone from another part of the world with similar interests and aspirations.

  • Meet on our GlobalMatch online platform. 

  • Receive structured guidance in the form of group webinars and ten 1:1 sessions with your tandem partner supported by e-learning units.

  • Profit from our personal tandem support through 1:1 reflection and coaching sessions. We are there to help you at any time! 

  • Design your very own social project together with your tandem partner in only 5 months. 

  • Pitch your project at our final event in Kampala and Stuttgart in front of partners & sponsors. 

  • Become part of our GlobalMatch community and keep exchanging ideas with other tandems. 

During the programme there are a number of deadlines and dates where your attendance (whether online or offline) is required. Check the User Journey below so you can plan ahead.

Our requirements

  • You’re 18 - 35 years old and resident in Uganda or Baden-Württemberg, Germany

  • You’re committed and motivated to start a project

  • You’re open to new experiences, ideas and people

  • You speak English and agree to make a financial contribution of 286,000 USh in Uganda and €80 in Germany 

  • You have a solid internet connection and a compatible OS and browser*

*Tizen 3.0, Blackberry or iOS running Mobile Safari, Opera 18+ or Vivaldi 1.9+

Please be aware that by filling in the application forms, you are applying for a five-month programme which requires you to commit at least of 1-2 hours per week.


This is important as it will allow you and your partner to get the most out of the GlobalMatch experience. 

I have read all of the above information and agree to the requirements. 

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