SAVE² Alliance

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

1st SAVE² Workshop and Program Inauguration Event

April 8 – 10, 2019 Offenburg University


  • Expand university cooperation between Offenburg University of Applied Sciences and its Moroccan partner universities and institutions, namely Cadi Ayyad University Marrakesh, Ibn Zohr University Agadir, Institut de Recherche en Energie Solaire et Energies Nouvelles, Rabat
  • Initialization of concrete collaboration projects - which are ideally related to the promotion of sustainable value creation in Morocco on the basis of education and intelligent energy supply and use
  • Exchange of students and university staff

Project in brief:

  • Funding agency: Baden-Württemberg Stiftung
  • Funding program: BWS plus
  • Funding period: September 2018 - July 2021
  • Origin: Existing collaborations and exchange program based on GREENLIGHT-initiative
  • Funded activities: Joint workshops in Offenburg and in Morocco, scholarships and short-term stays in Offenburg and Morocco. Website and German-Moroccan online collaboration platform. 

Organizing Committee:

  • Prof. Dr. Michael Schmidt, Simone Schede (HS Offenburg)
  • Dr. Karl-Heinz Sternemann (Madame-Ilsa-Foundation)
  • Badr Ikken, Aboubakr Benazzouz (IRESEN)
  • Prof. Dr. Ahmed Ihlal (Ibn Zohr University, Agadir)
  • Prof. Dr. Abdelkader Outzourhit (Caddi Ayyad University, Marrakesh)

Sponsored by the Baden-Württemberg Stiftung