Virtual Mobility at Freie Universität Berlin in the winter term 2021/22

OpenU-Logo (source: Beau Nijsten/EADTU)

OpenU-Logo (source: Beau Nijsten/EADTU)

Are you a student at one of our Una partner universities and interested in participating digitally in an online course at Freie Universität Berlin in the upcoming winter term 2021/22?

Then apply for our courses by 15th August 2021 at the latest.

On this website, you will find a list of the offered online courses and instructions on how to apply for them.


Background

As part of the newly founded European university alliance "Una Europa", which has set itself the goal of intensifying cooperation in the area of study and teaching, Freie Universität Berlin (FUB) is participating in the joint project "Online Pedagogical Resources for European Universities" (OpenU). In the OpenU pilot project, "Virtual student journeys", we would like to give the opportunity to students of Una Europa universities to participate digitally in the following online courses, offered at the Freie Universität Berlin in the upcoming winter semester 2021/22.

Courses on offer

Creative Writing
Instructor: Dr. Gregor Wolfgang Hens
Language of instruction: English
Course type: Online subject course
Contact hours: The coursework corresponds to an on-site course amounting to 90 contact hours.
Course days: Monday
Time: 12 am - 2 pm CEST
ECTS credits: 5
Further information and syllabus: will be provided at the end of July
Integration in Germany: Policy and Debate
Instructor: Daniel Nethery
Language of instruction: English
Course type: Online subject course
Contact hours: The coursework corresponds to an on-site course amounting to 90 contact hours.
Course days: Thursday
Time: 10 am - 12 am CEST
ECTS credits: 5
Further information and syllabus: will be provided at the end of July
The United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
Instructor: Dr. Berthold Kuhn
Language of instruction: English
Course type: Online subject course
Contact hours: The coursework corresponds to an on-site course amounting to 90 contact hours.
Course days: Wednesday
Time: 10 am - 12 am CEST
ECTS credits: 3 (participation only) / 7 (participation + term paper)
Further information: This course will introduce the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development with focus on global governance mechanisms, key drivers/stakeholders, processes of broadening and deepening global dialogue on SDGs, and implementation of the 17 SDGs across different countries and regions. Students will prepare presentations on different SDGs and elaborate on various political opportunities, risks, and implementation challenges.

Course information

Start of the lecture period: October 18, 2021
End of the lecture period: February 19, 2022

The courses take place once a week (online). You can receive ECTS credits for each course. To do so, you must participate regularly and actively in the courses and pass the final examination. All courses are concluded with written final examinations. Details can be obtained from the instructors.

If you wish to have the ECTS credits recognised, please contact the responsible person for the recognition of credits earned abroad at your home university directly. In some cases, you should check with the person responsible at your university whether the selected course(s) can be considered in your programme.

Admission requirements

2-3 students can participate tuition-free in each course. Your expressions of interest in an offered course will be allocated on a "first-come, first-served" basis if you meet the respective admission requirements:

  • Enrollment as BA student in one of the participating Una partner universities (min. 3rd semester):

    • Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
    • Universidad Complutense de Madrid
    • Università di Bologna
    • Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
    • Uniwersytet Jagielloński w Krakowie
    • University of Edinburgh
    • Helsingin Yliopisto/ Helsingfors universitet
  • English language proficiency on an advanced intermediate level (GER B2, IELTS 5.0-6.5, TOEFL 72-94) in order to be able to follow the course content and participate in the final examination (no official proof needed)

How to apply?

If you are interested in attending one or more courses, please write an email to rene.perfoelz@cedis.fu-berlin.de by 15th of August 2021 at the latest with your:

  • Name

  • Surname

  • Date of birth

  • E-Mail Address

  • Name of your partner university

  • Name of the Online Course(s), you wish to attend

  • a scanned copy of a current enrolment certificate (for the academic year 2021/22) from your university

If there are still places available, you will receive an email from us with further steps for the course enrolment.

Contact person:
René Perfölz
Universitätsbibliothek | Center for Digital Systems (CeDiS)
Freie Universität Berlin
Ihnestr. 24
14195 Berlin (Germany)
Tel: +49(0)30/838-68855
E-Mail: rene.perfoelz@cedis.fu-berlin.de

Schlagwörter

  • virtual mobility, virtual student journey, individual exchange virtual mobility, OpenU, Una Europa, online learning, E-Learning

Consulting & Support

Consulting
Vom CeDiS Consulting erhalten Sie individuelle Beratung und Unterstützung bei der Konzeption Ihrer digitalen Lehr- und Forschungsvorhaben. 
Kontakt: consulting@cedis.fu-berlin.de

Support
Der CeDiS Support beantwortet Ihre Nutzeranfragen zur Bedienung der folgenden zentralen Systeme der Freien Universität: Blackboard, CMS, FU-Wikis, FU-Blogs.
Kontakt: support@cedis.fu-berlin.de
Hotline: +49 30 838-54900 (Mo–Fr: 11–13 und 14–17 Uhr)