level of course unit
first cycle, Bachelor
Learning outcomes of course unit
The part-time students acquire intercultural experiences in a condensed form during a study trip.
The students acquire the ability to express themselves critically.
Students synthesize specialist knowledge and theoretical knowledge from project management and team building to enable them to independently set up, organize, implement and evaluate complex projects.
prerequisites and co-requisites
The study trip gives part-time students the opportunity to acquire intercultural competence. Under the guidance of the lecturer, the students find out about potential study destinations, research relevant data and facts about the destination country and organize the program: The week in an international environment is marked by visits to companies and institutions, courses at partner universities as well as lectures and events in the field of social skills. The aim is to ensure that students acquire an understanding of the cultural and social mainstream of the country in question. Discussions with specialists and executives, visits to foreign trade centers, business and social associations round off the international and personality-building experiences of the study trip.
recommended or required reading
Thomas, A. (Hrsg.): Handbuch Interkulturelle Kommunikation und Kooperation. Bd. 1: Grundlagen und Praxisfelder. Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2003.
Thomas, A. (Hrsg.) (2003): Handbuch Interkulturelle Kommunikation und Kooperation. Bd. 2: Grundlagen und Praxisfelder. Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2003.
Jones, E.: Cultures Merging. Princeton, Princeton University Press, 2006.
assessment methods and criteria
language of instruction
number of ECTS credits allocated
planned learning activities and teaching methods
integrated course, case studies, discussion, group work, presentations
semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered
name of lecturer(s)
year of study
second year of studies
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