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Academic Program
 

Seminars and workshops take place in the first three weeks of the program. They will prepare you for the internship specially.

The following seminars and workshops will be offered:

Seminar 1: “Environmental Sustainability”


This seminar provides you with the necessary theoretical and methodical background for the internship projects from the perspective of environmental sustainability. Strategies of conflict resolution are discussed and methods of environmental education are studied.

Seminar 2: “Social Sustainability”

This seminar provides you with the necessary theoretical and methodical background for the internship projects from the perspective of social sustainability. Regional development concepts are discussed and socio-economic factors are studied. Furthermore the field trip to the Biosphere Reserve Rhoen will be prepared.

Seminar 3: “International Sustainable Management”

This seminar will provide you with an insight into global and regional management strategies from the perspective of sustainable development. Aspects such as professional development, social and cross-cultural management and sustainable project management in the non-profit sector are covered.


Seminar 4: “Intercultural Communication”

This seminar provides you with the basic concepts and strategies of intercultural communication. You will learn how communication takes place in international teamwork, how to deal with potential incidents and how to manage the cultural diversity.


Seminar 5: “Cyber Sociology” - Communication with new media

This seminar provides you with concepts, methods and tools of communication with New Media. Blogs, Wikis and virtual communities of learning and practice are discussed from a socio-cultural perspective. Practical application scenarios in the context of sustainable development are developed.


Seminar 6: “Individual and Systemic Wellness“

This seminar applies methods of “individual and systemic wellness” to reflect about your work in your internship team. You will learn to holistically evaluate your learning progress, your position and your relationships within and outside your team.


Workshop 1: “Intercultural Training”

This workshop will train your intercultural awareness and your competence in intercultural communication. Role plays, simulations and interactive exercises are used.

Workshop 2: “Presentation Techniques ”

This workshop provides you with the basics of working with new media and presentation techniques and their modes of action.


Program overview

In a few days you can download a complete overview of the Hessen Global Program here.


 
 
The Global Studies Internship Program
is supported by:
HMWK DAAD Förstina