About the project

The University of Bern and the University of Technology Sydney are collaborators on a research project investigating methods for facilitating university students’ intercultural learning through study abroad programs. The pilot project ran from 2016-17 was titled ‘MILSA’ (‘Mentoring Intercultural Learning through Study Abroad’ or ‘Mentoringprogramm für interkulturelles Lernen während des studentischen Auslandaufenthalts’) and was supported by the Mercator Foundation Switzerland, the University of Bern and the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Technology Sydney. The project group is currently working on publications on the project output, the mentoring program MILSA which has been implemented successfully at the Unviersity of Bern.