For a “Europaschule” pupil exchanges are of great importance. This is the case whether they are short-term school to school exchanges involving groups of pupils or individual exchanges taking place over a longer period. They encourage an understanding of other peoples’ points of view. Moreover, the need to come to terms with the hitherto unknown can lead to fresh personal insights, to greater tolerance and to a deeper understanding of one’s own culture. Particularly in the period of transition towards adulthood these are formative experiences which can make a crucial contribution to the development of a pupil’s personality.
The Hermann-Böse-Gymnasium offers pupils exchange programs with schools from