Intercultural LearningLab


We have a new name - even without getting married!
As of now we will be working under the name of Intercultural Learning Lab! We are very excited and are looking forward to exchange and intercultural encounters!

On this website, you find our wide range of workshops and events around intercultural competencies that are open for students of all faculty.

Due to COVID-19 we will be conducting workshops as online-format until further notice. Please read information and impressions on workshops here on this website and go to UniVZ for dates and schedules. Please register in StudIP for your workshops, there you can find all relevant information in the respective „Announcements“ section in „Overview“.

All office hours will be held virtually, please send an email.

Please do not hesitate to contact us in case of any questions at interkulturell(at)

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Foster your intercultural competence while participating in hands-on international projects!


During the lecture-free time, the Intercultural Learning Lab offers students of all subjects three excting virtual exchange projects, which can be credited towards key skills.

1) "Intercultural Teams and Global Health SDGs (Transatlantic Virtual Exchange, English language)"
This course provides you with the opportunity to learn about and experience working in an intercultural team on a global health issue, including interdisciplinary planning and cross-cultural communication. After an introduction to the topics, you will be matched with students from McMaster University/Canada and will work collaboratively to develop innovative solutions to your health-related sustainable development goal (SDG). This virtual exchange project is part of the DAAD-funded project “International Virtual Academic Collaboration” (IVAC).
This course will run six weeks from February 22 to March 31, 2021, and consists of synchronous video sessions and asynchronous individual and team tasks.
Register and learn more in StudIP, course no. 4500269.
Registration closes February 26.

2) "Intercultural Teams, Entrepreneurship and SDGs (European Virtual Exchange, English language)"IKK_NICE_challenge
Already in its third round, the well-received NICE programme gives you the opportunity to work remotely in a diverse team of students from around Europe. While working collaboratively on an innovative solution for one of the sustainable development goals, you gain skills in entrepreneurship, from understanding the entrepreneurial mindset to ultimately writing a business model canvas. You also receive hands-on experience in interdisciplinary collaboration and intercultural teamwork. This virtual learning programme is run by the European multi-university 'Network for Intercultural Competence to facilitate Entrepreneurship' (NICE).
This course will run from March 15 to July 31, 2021, including a virtual summer school in July. It consists mainly of self-paced learning modules, individual and team tasks.
Register and learn more in StudIP, course no. 4506349, or
Application closes on March 8.

3) "Culture, Communication & Museum Information (Virtual Exchange NY, English language)"
This course introduces you to topics of museum information and intercultural communication. Together with students from St. John's University, New York, you will have the opportunity to explore the connections of culture and communication through the use of museum artifacts. Taken out of their original context, you will explore historical and intercultural connections among a variety of museum artifacts within your intercultural exchange teams, solve challenges and create your own exhibit that will culminate into a professionally created online museum brochure that covers your findings and insights throughout this intercultural virtual exchange journey.
This course will run from March 25 to May 7, 2021, and consists of synchronous video sessions and asynchronous individual and team tasks.
Register and learn more in StudIP, course no. 4505047.

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