Digital teaching-learning formats in an international context

Digital teaching and learning formats are of fundamental importance when it comes to promoting internationalization at universities. Without much additional effort, they can open up new paths to cross-border collaboration. After all, digital media not only enable students to establish international contacts in preparation for a globalized working world. It is also possible for teachers to expand their network through cooperation with international partners and to complement their profile in joint teaching and research projects.

The provision of learning opportunities for international students and the implementation of transnational teaching cooperations require planning in terms of content and logistics. We support you in your project and advise you on didactic planning, digital tools and techniques, and multimedia design.

Contact persons at the ZML
Raphael Morisco (Eucor)
Phone: +49 721-608-48168
E-mail: raphael.morisco∂

Judith Borel (Eucor)
Phone: +49 721-608-48205
E-mail: judith.borel∂

Dr. Carolin Henken (E-Learning Services)
Phone: +49 721-608-48204
E-mail: carolin.henken∂

Why is it worth taking advantage of international teaching-learning opportunities and collaborations?

Advantages for students
  • Students can develop intercultural competence and are prepared for an international working environment

  • Digital learning opportunities can be used to prepare for or complement a physical stay abroad

  • Students with family responsibilities or disabilities, as well as working professionals, can gain intercultural experience through virtual mobility.

  • Digital learning opportunities can be flexibly integrated into the course of study. Overlapping of semester and local times can be compensated and an extension of the study time can be avoided.

  • Students can establish international contacts and gain access to cross-border cooperation projects.

Advantages for teachers
  • Teachers can expand their network to include international contacts and gain access to global research and innovation projects

  • The teaching offer can be supplemented reciprocally by subject focal points of other universities

  • Cooperative learning opportunities can be planned using digital media, eliminating travel for organizational purposes and downtime at the home university

  • Research and teaching stays can be realized independently of semester times, since the supervision of students can be ensured with digital components.