Intercultural Encounters (Come to Munich - Be at Home!) (Workshop)

Vortragende/r (Mitwirkende/r)
  • Maria Prahl
  • Eliza Skowron
Umfang1.5 SWS
SemesterWintersemester 2020/21
Stellung in StudienplänenSiehe TUMonline



Siehe TUMonline
Anmerkung: For registration you have to be identified in TUMonline as a student. Note: Registration until 06.11.2020 on


After attending, students are able to - reflect on own and foreign cultural standards - recognize the dangers of stereotyping in an intercultural context - deal more competently with cultural differences and possible conflict situations


+++ Workshop will be held online. More information here: +++ Here you can develop your intercultural competence through workshops and joint activities in a practical, hands-on manner, gaining soft skills through learning by doing. International teams of trainers will help guide participants in actively becoming sensitive to other cultures and in reflecting on their own values. The event will also help international and local students get to know each other better, including opportunities to deepen contact through cultural and sport activities accompanying the program (language of communication: English). Participation in five workshops and three events of the accompanying program is compulsory. In an ungraded group presentation, one's own and foreign cultural standards are reflected and exchanged with the other participants. The exam is provided in the form of a learning diary (3-5 pages) to document learning progress in terms of intercultural competences. There is a deposit of 20 Euro for registration which will be paid back if participation is successful. Language of instruction is English. There is a German speaking course as well ( In both cases the language of the events is English.

Inhaltliche Voraussetzungen


Lehr- und Lernmethoden

A methodical variety of interactive tasks (eg work on case studies, simulations, group work) and short presentations is used. For the online sessions you need: - steady internet connection - Camera, microphone - Computer/ Notebook - Zoom application

Studien-, Prüfungsleistung

Participation in five workshops and three events is obligatory, ungraded presentation, learning diary (3-5 pages) This course is assigned to the following modules: CLA20424 Intercultural encounters (2 credits) Please note that you can only contribute each module once in your studies