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TGS Build your Intercultural Muscle - Offline group course


Overall objective of this training course is that you:

More specifically, after this course you will:


This is an intensive training course that spans 5 weeks in total. It includes two trainings days, preparatory homework assignments, a personal intercultural profile - through use of the Intercultural Readiness Check© - , and a reflection report to conclude. Part of the homework is related to the booklet ‘Intercultural Sensitivity’ (Nunez et all) that wil be provided with the course. The training sessions consist of a diverse mix of interactive training methods, alternating theory with exchange in small groups, role-plays, case studies, exercises and reflection. Overall, the sessions will serve as a ‘playground’ to practice new skills and new behaviour that will stretch your comfort zone.

Duration and Time investment

This course will be held from 9:30 - 16:30 and is equivalent to approximately 1 ECTS.

Course overview

  • Course code


  • Programme is for

    PhD-candidates and supervisors

  • ECTS

    The study load for this course is roughly equivalent to 1 ECTS

  • Date

    Check the available course dates on the page below.

  • Time

    09:30 - 16:30

  • Location

    This course will be held on campus

  • Course fee

    This course is free of charge for UT-staff. For participation to all courses, you must have permission from your head of department. 

  • Maximum participants

    Maximum of 25 participants.

  • Trainers

    Jackie van der Kroft

  • Course materials

    Course materials will be handed out during the course. 

  • Requirements

    English language proficiency at level CEF B2 or higher (Common European Framework) is required. 
    To obtain the ECTS it is mandatory to participate in all training sessions and complete the homework assignments. 

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TGS Build your Intercultural Muscle - Offline group course
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