Semester module: Inter- & Transculturalism within the Professional Context

During the spring semester, Bern University of Applied Sciences will be running a module entitled ‘Inter- and Transculturalism within the Professional Context’. This is open to all BFH students. The programme is equivalent to 2 ECTS credits (60 hours of study) and counts towards the BFH Certificate of Global Competence.

Here you'll find the key information:

Event

Semester module ‘Inter- and Transculturalism within the Professional Context’

Timetable
Thursdays,
6.15 pm–9.30 pm

27.02.2020 Briefing – Compulsory
05.03.2020 Theory
12.03.2020 Individual study
19.03.2020 Guest 1
26.03.2020 Guest 2
02.04.2020 Guest 3
09.04.2020 Individual study
16.04.2020 -
23.04.2020 Guest 4
30.04.2020 Guest 5
07.05.2020 Individual study
14.05.2020  Synthesis
21.05.2020 - (Thursday before Ascension)
28.05.2020 -
01.06.2020 Monday! Send report per email
04.06.2020 assessment – compulsory

Where

Marktgasse 40, 3011 Bern, M.320
(above the Migros department store)

Content

Concepts of culture, cultural changes, intercultural communication, intercultural collaboration in organisations and businesses. See Module description

Study language

English

Head of module

Christine Jurt (School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences)

Assessment

Portfolio (70%), presentation (30%)

Participants

Students from all disciplines at BFH, BFH visiting students (spring semester 2020). Priority is given to students taking the Certificate of Global Competence.

More information

Enquiries: Valentine Allemann (School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences)

Application

Till 10.01.2020
By registering, you are committing to attend the module, if you are selected. If you are selected and do not attend, you will ‘fail’ the module.
The selection criteria are listed in the Module description.

Semester module credit for BFH students

All departments at BFH count the semester module towards the Certificate of Global Competence.

  • For AHB, TI and HAFL, the semester module counts as 2 ECTS credits towards the regular study programme (180 ECTS), with additional registration on IS-Academia (by the Student Administration).
  • For EHSM and the Department of Social Work, the semester module counts as 2 ECTS credits towards the regular study programme (180 ECTS) as an equivalent (without registration on IS-Academia).
  • For the Department of Health Professions, the semester module counts as 2 ECTS credits in addition to the regular study programme.
  • Bern University of the Arts and the Business Department: Contact the responsible International Office for details.

Students from partner universities should contact their Head of Degree Programme to find out how their institution recognises the semester module.