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)


  • Expand university cooperation between Offenburg University and its Moroccan partner universities and institutions, Cadi Ayyad University in Marrakesh, Ibn Zohr University in Agadir, and the 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 university staff

Flagship events:

Sponsored by the Baden-Württemberg Stiftung