RWTH: DAAD Prize 2021 for Mohamed Alhaskir

RWTH student Mohamed Alhaskir was awarded the DAAD Prize 2021 for his academic achievements and intercultural commitment. Rector Ulrich Rüdiger presented the award from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) as part of the Welcome Week for international students. The prize is endowed with 1,000 euros.

Alhaskir, born in Syria, first completed the RWTH bachelor’s degree in biology and is currently working on his master’s thesis. In addition to enormous intercultural and social commitment, he is pursuing his studies quickly and with good grades. The laureate was a tutor for freshmen students at the AEGEE Aachen e. V., he is also active as a buddy in the BeBuddy program of the RWTH and supports newly enrolled international students in the initial phase in Aachen. In the UNICEF university group in Aachen, Alhaskir organized donation campaigns for children in need. In addition, he was co-founder of the NeuroTX Aachen eV association in 2020 and is active there as co-president. 16 students from ten countries work in the field of neurotechnology. They have already presented remarkable achievements.

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