Go for IQ - Intercultural Qualification of the International Office

Welcome on the website of the Intercultural Qualification! Here you can find information about the intercultural workshops and the Certificate for Intercultural Communication and Competence.

Our consultation hour currently takes place on Wednesday (online and office) and Thursday (only office) from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Our office is in room N 245 (Forum), our online room ist the following BBB.

Hello you! Are you interested in intercultural topics because you...

want to go abroad for an internship or semester?

Going Abroad

Then come join our workshop “Going abroad” (in German) as preparation and accompaniment during your stay abroad.

Language: German

Accreditation depending on your department: 2-3 ECTS in study generals / fundamentals / module abroad

Requirement: Participation and reflection paper

IIM and ICT students please contact us if they still need points for their module abroad after their return!

The workshop will NOT take place in the winter semester 2022/23.

 

are an international exchange or full time student at the BEGINNING of your studies?

Welcome on Board

Then come to the workshop "Welcome on Board"!

Language: English

Recognition depending on the department: 2 - 3 ECTS in Studium Generale / Fundamentale / 2 ECTS in the foreign module for Erasmus students

Requirements: Participation and reflection paper

Will probably NOT take place in winter semester 2022/23!

would like to support an international student or get support from a German student?

Being Buddies

Then we recommend the Buddy Programm of the International Office! We offer an accompanying program every semester, in which you can participate as a buddy couple.

LSF-course number in SoSe21: 0112 - Beeing Buddies -

The University of Hildesheim also offers many other great opportunities to support international students. Participation in the International Writing Partnerships, a language tandem or participation in the DAWID project or the Erasmus Student Network can also be credited for the Certificate for Intercultural Communication and Competence (ZIKK).

bring along different cultural perspectives yourself or work together with people from different cultural backgrounds?

International Society

Then attend the workshop "International Society" - because transcultural societies are now the norm and not the exception!

Language: German

Recognition depending on department: 2 - 3 ECTS in Studium Generale / Fundamentale / foreign module

LSF course number in winter semester 2022/23:  0115 -International Society -

Dates:

Friday, 18.11.2022 from 12:00 to 18:00 o'clock

Saturday, 19.11.2022 from 9:00 to 15:30 o'clock

are at the end of your studies and would like to work internationally?

Beruf International

Then join the workshop “Beruf International” (in German), which always takes place in the summer semester as a part of the Career Week.

Language: German

Date: summer semester 2023

Accreditation depending on your department: 2-3 ECTS

Requirement: Participation and reflection paper

The workshop only takes place in the summer semester.

 

would like to work as an intercultural trainer?

Peer Tutor

If you want to gain experience as an intercultural trainer, then join our go for IQ team!

Every winter semester, we are looking for Peer Tutors who would like to help design and hold the intercultural workshops in German or English. For this purpose we offer the Peer Tutor Qualification, in which the team go for IQ provides tips and tricks for intercultural workshop design and the planned workshop units can be tested.

Participation as a Peer Tutor can be credited as intercultural commitment in the Certificate for Intercultural Communication and Competence (CICC).

If you are interested, just get in touch with us (intkult(at)uni-hildesheim.de) and we will send you more information!

Peer Tutor*in

If you want to gain experience as an intercultural trainer, then join our go for IQ team! We are always looking for peer tutors who would like to help design and hold intercultural workshops in German or English. Shortly before the start of the winter semester, we will be offering a peer tutor qualification course, in which go for IQ project coordinator Carmen Muntel will provide tips and tricks for intercultural workshop design and you can try out the planned workshop units.

Participation as a peer tutor can be credited as intercultural commitment in the Certificate for Intercultural Communication and Competence (ZIKK).

If you are interested, just contact us (intkult@uni-hildesheim.de) and we will send you more information!

 

are simply interested in the diversity of intercultural topics?

Intercultural Short Series

For several semesters now, we have been offering the IO's Intercultural Short Series, a series of short workshops with changing intercultural topics. This is open to students, doctoral candidates and staff! Registration is also possible without LSF enrolment via our registration form.

The workshops each last three hours and can be recognised with 0.5 ECTS per attended event. So you can also collect ECTS across the semesters.

Topics and dates in winter semester 22/23:

  • Wed., 14/12/22: Racism in everyday-life (in English) (LSF number: 0117)
  • Tues., 17/01/23: Conflict resolution (in German) (LSF number: 0118)
  • Wed, 22/03/23: Intercultural Business Ethics (in German) (LSF number: 0119)

The sessions will take place online in BBB from 4:30-7:30 p.m.

Workshop room: 

bbb.uni-hildesheim.de/b/gof-etu-71p-u41.

Employees can also find our intercultural short series in the internal training programme (Internes Weiterbildungsprogramm).

Registration is via the LSF, via registration form or by mail!

 

 

Would you like to do more?

 

Would you like to join in?

Then become a peer tutor!  Shortly before the start of the winter semester, our peer tutor qualification will take place for all those who would like to help design and hold intercultural workshops. If you are interested, just contact us (intkult(at)uni-hildesheim.de) and we will send you more information!

We would also like to refer you to other intercultural support programmes: Buddy Programme, Language Tandems and International Writing Partnership.


Certificate for Intercultural Communication and Competence (CICC)

You can earn the Certificate of Intercultural Communication and Competence (CICC) during your studies. This certificate attests to your intercultural experience, reflection and intercultural commitment. We will explain what you need to do here or in person during our office hours on Wednesday (online and office) or Thursday (only office) from 10:00 - 12:00. You can find us in room N 245 or virtually in our BBB.


Interdisciplinary Key Competences (FüSK)

Other great workshops in the intercultural context and beyond can be found in the interdisciplinary key competences (FüSK) section of the central student advisory service (ZSB) for students.