IDA - In Dresden ankommen (literally translated: Arriving in Dresden) is a stundent initiative, supported bei staff of the TU Dresden and other citizens of Dresden. IDAs work aims to:
- coordinate offers of assistance from students to refugees
- Develop and coordinate different offers supporting the inclusion of refugees
- support intercultural exchange between refugees and students
- promote civic education and intercultural sensitization of refugees and students
The initiative was founded in September 2015. Back then it mainly organized german classes for refugees at the reception centres onside Tu Dresden's Campus. Altough they are closed by now, IDA is nevertheless working on several different projects.