Cultural diversity at work (BID0232)

How do you deal with cultural diversity in a professional context? In this module you will discuss with guest speakers from diverse fields and coming from or working in different countries. You will be introduced to the concept of culture and reflect on cultural backgrounds, mutual perceptions and intercultural situations in a professional context.

  • You will analyze and reflect on cultural backgrounds, mutual perceptions, relationships and intercultural situations in a professional context

  • You learn to think in a broader cultural context

  • You deepen your own awareness and empathy for cultural differences and commonalities

  • You use the acquired knowledge and experience to strengthen your transcultural competences

This module is creditable towards the Certificate of Global Competence (CGC) (15 portfolio points).



  • Degree/Certificate Passed/failed
  • Duration Week 08–21
  • Schedule Tuesday, 06.15–08.45pm
  • Application deadline Week 51–02 – online in IS-Academia
    Number of places 20
    Incoming students can contact to register.
  • ECTS credits 2 ECTS credits
    The module counts towards the BFH Certificate of Global Competence.
  • Costs No additional costs
  • Teaching language Teaching: English
    Competency assessment: English, German, French
  • Location Bern
  • School School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences HAFL
  • Next session Spring semester