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Would you like to…

  • … travel to another EPICUR city?
  • … help to tackle one of the big societal issues of our time with peers from all over Europe?
  • … gather experience in working for a real-world client?
  • … earn a certification carrying 8 or 12 ECTS credits?


and are you…

  • … interested in working across disciplinary boundaries?
  • … motivated and able to work in English?
  • … a student at one of the eight EPICUR partner universities (minimum 2nd year)?


If yes, then apply now until October 31st for one of the EPIC Missions 2021/22:


  1. Across the Atlantic: How can art support relations between the EU and the USA? (Carl-Schurz-Haus, Freiburg / EPICUR Track European Identities)
  2. Combining sustainable & smart: How can Freiburg promote green digitalisation? (City of Freiburg / EPICUR Track Natural and Societal Sustainability)


Do you want more information?



Online Information event: Saturday, October 16, 2021, 10:00 – 10:30

You can take part in the information event and decide after whether you want to participate in the course or not. Please, register here before the information event in order to receive the link. Registration only becomes binding after the first seminar session. In the information event (Sat, Oct. 16, 09:00 pm on zoom), we will give you an overview of the online format, registration via the online platform and the requirements for earning 1 ECTS.


The seminar will be held in English!


The online course aims to provide insights into the mutual perceptions of people from different European and Southern and Eastern Mediterranean (SEM) countries. Using concrete examples, this video-based and interactive course enables participants to discuss their own and common identities, values and fears, as well as the influence of religion on their views and of different media on their opinions, and to discuss effective measures to combat radicalisation and to live better together in multicultural cities and societies with peers from other cultures. Participants learn to adopt other perspectives; they acquire and test important intercultural competences and train their English discussion skills. The course duration is 4 weeks, with an estimated time commitment of 2-3 hours of self-study per week. One module will take place each week (4 modules in total). In addition, two online meetups (90 mins) will be organised to facilitate further real-time small group discussions among participants (27 October and 10 November 2021).

The course is jointly organised by the Anna Lindh Foundation and UNIMED.


Eleonora Insalaco, Racha Omeyri


ZAK | Zentrum für Angewandte Kulturwissenschaft und Studium Generale
Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)


Learn more about the online course here in this video!


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