Buddy Programme

What is Buddy Program?

This program consists on matching a local student with an international one during the time in Deusto University and the city of San Sebastian.

What is the aim?

The aim is to promote the interaction and contact between internacional and local students.

Why participate?

It gives the opportunity to know new cultures, practice languages and meet students from another grades, ages and countries.

How to participate?

There are two roles on the program:

The Big Buddy is the local student who accompanies the international students. If you fulfill the requirements, you can win a credit:

  • Assistance to the program. We ask you to come to all the meetings: the presentation, the organization of an activity and more…
  • Participation. You must participate at least in three activities with you buddies:
    • Tour. Participate on the tour around the city for the international students.
    • Welcome Dinner. The best moment for the first meeting.
    • An activity proposed and organized by the Big Buddies and the Buddies, in assigned groups. These activities will be carried out at the university, and each month will be a group in charge of carrying them out, preferably during the week.
  • Memory. A document with the experience.
  • Fill the evaluation at the end of the experience. 

The Buddy is the international student who is accompanied during his or her time with us.

Who and when do I sign up?


To sign up you could fill up this form until the 26th of August.

Big Buddy inscriptions.

Buddy inscriptions.