Good news! The Impact Weeks in South Africa and Ghana can now be used as educational leave ("Bildungsurlaub") for Hamburg. 

Impact Weeks 2024

Destination  Date Application Deadline and Status
Athens, Greece (refugee edition) 12 - 20 June Applications closed
Shillong, Meghalaya, India 3 - 11 July  Applications closed
Capetown, South Africa 04 - 12 September apply here until July 1
Busua, Ghana 18 - 26 September apply here until July 1
Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania 20 - 28 November apply here until September 2
Manila, Philippines November (tbd) applications will open soon

Impact Weeks 2025

Destination  Date Application Deadline and Status
Mpigi, Uganda                             19 - 27 February   applications will open soon

Applications for Impact Week

If the application period for your desired Impact Week has officially opened, kindly apply through the link.

If applications are not open yet, you can apply via

Your applications will only be considered if you answer the following questions: 


1. Which Impact Week are you applying for?

2. Why did you choose that Impact Week / country?

3. What is your company and occupation?

4. What is your motivation to participate?

5. Do you have experience with international projects?

6. Do you already have Design Thinking experience or other similar experiences

7. What is your experience with Social-, Coaching- or Training-Projects?