SAVE² Alliance

SAVE² – the “Moroccan-German University Alliance for Sustainable Added Value Creation through Education and Intelligent Energy” is part of the Baden-Württemberg-STIPENDIUM for University Students – BWS plus, a program of the Baden-Württemberg Stiftung.

Project in brief:

  • Funding agency: Baden-Württemberg Stiftung
  • Funding program: BWS plus
  • Funding period: September 2018 - August 2021
  • Origin: Existing collaborations and exchanges in the context of the GREENLIGHT initiative at Hochschule Offenburg
  • Funded activities: Joint workshops and research projects in Offenburg and Morocco, scholarships and short-term stays in Offenburg and Morocco, online collaboration platform

Organizing Committee:

  • Prof. Dr. Michael Schmidt, Simone Schede (Hochschule Offenburg)
  • Dr. Karl-Heinz Sternemann (morocco-formare)
  • Badr Ikken, Aboubakr Benazzouz (IRESEN)
  • Prof. Dr. Ahmed Ihlal (Ibn Zohr University, Agadir)
  • Prof. Dr. Abdelkader Outzourhit (Caddi Ayyad University, Marrakech)


  • Expanded cooperation between Offenburg University and its Moroccan partner universities and institutions, Cadi Ayyad University Marrakesh, Ibn Zohr University Agadir and IRESEN (Institut de Recherche en Energie Solaire et Energies Nouvelles) in Rabat
  • Initialization of concrete collaboration projects, ideally related to the promotion of sustainable value creation in Morocco on the basis of education and intelligent energy supply and usage
  • Exchange of students and research staff

Past events:

  • 1st SAVE² Workshop and Program Inauguration, Hochschule Offenburg, April 8–10, 2019

Sponsored by the Baden-Württemberg Stiftung