Kurs: "Studying and Living in Germany" – Intercultural Competence for Exchange Students - Details
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General information

Course name Kurs: "Studying and Living in Germany" – Intercultural Competence for Exchange Students
Semester SS 2023
Current number of participants 16
maximum number of participants 20
Home institute Akademisches Auslandsamt
Courses type Kurs in category Teaching
First date Wed., 19.04.2023 10:00 - 11:30
Type/Form Intercultural course for exchange students
Participants Participation in either Erasmus+or WeltWeit programs
Pre-requisites - Participation in either Erasmus+ or WeltWeit programs
- Good command of the English language (Level B2)
Performance record 4 ECTS for attendance, active participation and presentation
The presentation topic is:
• based on the course content and an examination in one specific topic in depth,
• approx. 15 minutes,
• thoroughly researched and adherence to academic standards (citation, bibliography, wide variety of credible literature).
Online/Digitale Veranstaltung Veranstaltung wird in Präsenz abgehalten.
Hauptunterrichtssprache englisch
ECTS points 4

Course location / Course dates

n.a. Wednesday: 10:00 - 11:30, weekly

Module assignments


This seminar is for exchange students at the University of Augsburg. Its main aim is to explore the German (academic) culture. This course will help the students find out how to deal with the challenges they might face in Germany. Reading materials will be provided, and the students can try out (interactive) tasks and develop their own ways of coping with the new and unfamiliar. They will have (online) contact withother international students and will have the opportunity to share their experiences with them and learn from each other. Mutual feedback and online discussions also help the students gain interesting insights into German culture and the way the other experience it. It is important to develop theirown strategies which are useful to master intercultural encounters and misunderstandings.

Seminar participants are expected to participate actively, as this seminar course thrives on rich discussions and exchange of personal intercultural experiences. No previous knowledge or courses about Germany are necessary to participate in this course.

Admission settings

The course is part of admission "Beschränkte Teilnehmendenanzahl: "Studying and Living in Germany" – Intercultural Competence for Exchange Students".
The following rules apply for the admission:
  • A defined number of seats will be assigned to these courses.
    The seats in the affected courses have been assigned at 11.04.2023 on 23:59. Additional seats may be available via a wait list.

Registration mode

After enrolment, participants will manually be selected.

Potential participants are given additional information before enroling to the course.