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Workshop: Intercultural Challenges for Visiting Scholars at TU Berlin (LM 13B)

WWB Area | Learning field
Teaching and Learning | Basic teaching module

Starting point
We will focus on the following subjects:

  • Your host institution TU Berlin
  • Cultural competences, dimensions and standards

During this info session you will learn more about your host institution TU Berlin and support services for visiting scholars. You will also get information on your teaching and learning environment as well as possible scientific continuing education. Your views on TU Berlin and the goals you wish to achieve through your personal “internationalization” as well as the activities you undertake can be put in the context of the German Higher Education system and intercultural concepts.

We will give you some information on your possible interaction with colleagues, students and administrators as well as people from different cultural backgrounds and status to further develop your intercultural skills for your professional and personal life.

Visiting scholars, international researchers and lecturers, who want to further develop their international and intercultural competences.

Safe the date: President’s reception for international visiting researchers on Thursday, 26 November 2021, 4:15 – 7:00pm

Course information

Course numberLM 13B
DateMon, 13.12.2021, 9:30am – 12:00am
Scope2,5 hours, 3 working units à 45 min
FormatOnline course. Participants receive login data by email prior the course
ToolsVideoconference. Participants who want to prepare prior the course are invited to visit our Praxisblog and our Wiki.
InstructorsDr. Monika Rummler (Center for Scientific Continuing Education and Cooperation (ZEWK), TUB)
Evelina Skurski (Head of Section International Scientific Cooperation, Department of International Affairs, TUB)
Course languageEnglish
FeesFor employees, assistant lectures, registered doctoral candidates at TU Berlin and junior scientists at HU Berlin, FU Berlin, Charité, the course is free of charge. If you do not belong to these groups of people, please contact wwb@zewk.tu-berlin.de for information on fees.
RequirementsParticipants should have English language skills at least the B2 level.
Participants please keep a laptop/ PC with video and audio function or a webcam and headset ready.
CompletionAssuming successful participation, you receive a certificate of attendance.
CertificateApplicable for TU certificate for teaching and learning and for TiE-BAC certificate – Teaching in English.

For registration, please fill in the provided form. In case of any content questions regarding the course, please contact Dr. Monika Rummler.
In case of any organizational questions please contact wwb@zewk.tu-berlin.de.


Your binding participation is very important to us. On the one hand, our courses are connected with high costs. On the other hand, we plan much group work and work interactively with you. Hence, should you be unable to attend the entire course or should you be prevented from attending the course at all, please let us know as soon as possible so that we can allocate the place to other interested persons. In the event of multiple unexcused absence, we reserve the right to exclude you from further ZEWK courses.
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