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Elective Courses Abroad Social Skills

level of course unit


Learning outcomes of course unit

The students have the ability to follow courses on social interaction and communication in a foreign language at university level and to develop the foreign language content and present learning outcomes. They are able to perceive aspects of their own culture from a new perspective and develop a feeling for the culture of the host country. In this context, they are sensitized to the problems of intercultural cooperation and master the fundamentals of intercultural cooperation. The self-reflection of the students abroad also strengthens their ability to organize themselves and to work independently.

prerequisites and co-requisites

Courses of the previous semester successfully completed.

course contents

A generally valid module description for the semester abroad cannot and should not be defined due to the large number of partner universities and the choices they offer within the economically oriented sciences in order to guarantee freedom for students. The course content is based on the fundamentals and in-depth knowledge of the individual disciplines in the field of economics. The national credits are converted individually into ECTS points corresponding to performance where appropriate. Students are subject to the respective examination modalities at the partner university.

The following courses can serve as examples of suitable courses:
- Intercultural studies
- Rhetorical skills
- Language skills
- Presentation techniques

recommended or required reading

are determined by the respective partner university

assessment methods and criteria

are determined by the respective partner university

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


eLearning quota in percent


course-hours-per-week (chw)


planned learning activities and teaching methods

are determined by the respective partner university

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)


year of study


recommended optional program components

not applicable

course unit code


type of course unit

integrated lecture

mode of delivery


work placement(s)

not applicable