Institute of Education

Module "Intercultural Basic Qualification"

For all TUB and ENHANCE students


The world keeps getting more closely linked and the borders between cultures become indistinct:

Intercultural competence is the key qualification for experts and executives in the 21st century.

During the one-week intensive seminar in the semester break you will get a basic understanding of intercultural communication and cooperation in order to find your way on an international professional field. The seminar consists of application exercises and theoretical basics and focuses on practical relevance.

Free choice module for all TUB and ENHANCE students

Cost: no fee

Language: German or English

Format: in class or online

Registration period: until 20. August 2023

Registration: using the form (see below)

For questions: inter.basis(at)

(six different seminar options, a total of 10-12 groups with approx. 20 participants per group)

Module organization


Online phase ISIS: 21.08.2023 - 10.09.2023

Compact seminar: 11.09.2023 - 15.09.2023 (9:00 to 17:00, compulsory attendance)

Open-book-exam: 26.09.2023, 10-11 am (ungraded)


The exam will be assessed with “pass” or “fail” only (without grade).



  • Knowledge in cultural and communicational sciences regarding intercultural communication and cooperation

  • Tools and strategies of successful intercultural communication and cooperation
  • Application examples for intercultural communication and cooperation during your studies

  • Raising cultural awareness and developing sensitivity for empathy
  • Strategical knowledge about requirements, stipulations, organization, and execution of stays abroad during your studies

Registration for the seminar "Intercultural Basic Qualification" in summer semester 2023

Please note

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