10 March 2022
Learn languages and intercultural competencies online with Unite!
Unite! partner universities offer online courses in language, communication and global competence. Open to all students registered at any of the Unite! partner institutions
Unite!’s Multilingual and Multicultural Training Center has launched this year, the new seasonal series of Virtual learning tools and Language learning. Starting this spring, you can study languages, enhance your global competence and make new friends by taking an online language & culture course together with students from other European universities

Linguistic and cultural diversity, understood as a positive asset, is at the very heart of Unite!
Global competence, understood as the capacity to communicate and work effectively and appropriately together with people from different backgrounds, is increasingly seen as a vital core competence for engineering graduates. This is because with cultural diversity comes the possibility to learn new things from other people allowing you to come up with new ideas to common challenges.

As a rule, we strive for a flexible multilingualism in Unite! which includes: English as the dominant language of instruction at M.Sc. and Ph.D. level, as well as the local language and culture of the partner university. As an alliance we aim to promote common European values and a strong European identity,  that is why the Multilingual and Multicultural Training Center will help the student community by offering the appropriate guidance, help and services to bring together this mobile community. We believe that the best method to promote integration and culture is through language. These series of Virtual learning tools and Language learning are aimed to help students within Unite! develop the linguistic and cultural competencies it takes to thrive and enjoy the benefits of living together in a globalised and culturally diverse world



The courses, some of which already started last December, are all online and offered by all partner universities of Unite!: 

Aalto University (Finland), KTH Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden), Grenoble INP - UGA (France), Politecnico Di Torino (Italy), the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech (Spain), the Universidade de Lisboa (Portugal) and the Technical University of Darmstadt (Germany) 

For additional information about content, learning objectives, requirements, etc., please click on the course title.  To apply for a course, please follow the link marked 'apply here' below the course title. Applications are processed on a first-come first-served basis.

Please check back soon for the Autumn 2022 courses!

Spring semester 2022

Course & application link Application deadline Course period Partner University
20 Dec 18 Jan - 7 Jun KTH Royal Institute of Technology
1 Feb   15 Feb - 2 Jun ULisboa
1 Feb   15 Feb - 2 Jun ULisboa
10 Feb 21 Feb - 20 Apr ULisboa
10 Feb 21 Feb - 20 Apr ULisboa
15 Feb 16 Feb - Jun Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech (UPC)
15 Feb 16 Feb - Jun Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech (UPC)
22 Feb 
11 Apr
2 Mar - 31 Aug
20 Apr - 31 Aug
Aalto University
20 Dec
27 Feb
18 Jan - 18 Mar
21 Mar - 7 Jun
KTH Royal Institute of Technology
27 Feb 21 Mar - 7 Jun KTH Royal Institute of Technology
28 Feb 18 Apr - 15 Jul TU Darmstadt
28 Feb 18 Apr - 15 Jul TU Darmstadt
28 Feb 14 Mar - 11 Jun Politecnico di Torino
28 Feb 14 Mar - 11 Jun Politecnico di Torino
28 Feb 18 Apr - 15 Jul TU Darmstadt
28 Feb 2 Mar - 14 Apr Aalto University
10 March 15 Mar- 26 Apr Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech (UPC)
12 Apr 8 May - 29 May Aalto University
Continuous enrolment Self-paced Aalto University
Continuous enrolment Sep - July Politecnico di Torino
Continuous enrolment Self-paced Grenoble INP - UGA
(individual game on global virtual teams)
Continuous enrolment Self-paced Grenoble INP - UGA
Continuous enrolment Self-paced Grenoble INP - UGA

Contacts for questions about courses and applications