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Certificate of Intercultural Skills (ZIK)


The Certificate of Intercultural Skills is an asset when you look for a job in today's international business world:

Whether you want work in or outside of Germany after your studies, colleagues and customers with an international background will be part of your work routine. Therefore, intercultural awareness is an important soft skill in today’s working world.

The certificate consists of four modules: basic skills, advanced intercultural training, a language or cultural seminar and a practical module. You receive credits for each module.

To obtain the certificate, you will need at least 20 points per module. You have to be enrolled at the University in order to take part.

Interkulturelles Training
Study Modes




Start of Studies

Every Semester

Normal Duration of Studies





Open Admission

Grafik Zertifikat für Interkulturelle Kompetenzen

Examination Regulations


List of Recognized Courses (sorted by modules)


Liste der anerkannten Fächer nach Modulen / List of acknowledged subjects by modules



Here you can find answers to frequently asked questions: