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Study Trip (E)

level of course unit

first cycle, Bachelor

Learning outcomes of course unit

During a study trip the students of the part-time program will gain intercultural experiences.

prerequisites and co-requisites

not applicable

course contents

The Study Trip allows part-time students the opportunity to acquire intercultural skills. Under the guidance of the coordinator, the students explore potential destinations, research relevant information on the country and organize a program. This week in an international environment includes visits to companies, classes in partner universities and social skills presentations and events, allowing students to build on their understanding of key cultural aspects of the country. The international and character-building aspect of the trip is enhanced by discussions with subject experts and management as well as visits to foreign trade centers, trade associations and social organizations.

recommended or required reading

Thomas, A. (Hrsg.): Handbuch Interkulturelle Kommunikation und Kooperation. Bd. 1: Grundlagen und Praxisfelder. Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2003.
Thomas, A. (Hrsg.) (2003): Handbuch Interkulturelle Kommunikation und Kooperation. Bd. 2: Grundlagen und Praxisfelder. Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2003.
Jones, E.: Cultures Merging. Princeton, Princeton University Press, 2006

assessment methods and criteria

term paper

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


planned learning activities and teaching methods

integrated course, case studies, discussion, group work

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Asc. Prof. (FH) Mag. Monika Kohlhofer, Angela Scalet, BA

year of study

second year of studies

recommended optional program components

not applicable

course unit code


type of course unit


mode of delivery

in-class course

work placement(s)

not applicable