Teaching projects

Delivery of death notifications

This project, in partnership with the Polizei Online unit of the Baden-Württemberg interior ministry and the police academy in Duisburg, examines the cultural foundations for delivering death notifications responsibly.

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A taste for reading

This project seminar examines the relationship between reader(s) and the text that is being read. It is motivated by literature students’ lack of enthusiasm for extensive reading.

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Ethnographic inquiries in refugee support

This project seminar seeks to examine local refugee support activities by using ethnographic methods.

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Wolkenstein’s poetry

This seminar, which prepares an exhibition for the Wolkensteinjahr 2018 (Wolkenstein year) in the Bildungsturm venue, is meant to turn Oswald von Wolkenstein’s poetry into a three-dimensional experience.

Hothouse 3.0. A structuralist exhibition

Lead by Czech artist Jaroslav Vancat, students will work on an art project that will be presented in a public exhibition opening on 7 July at 20:00 in the Palm House. This special opportunity is offered on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the German-Czech Society's presence in the Palm House.

The increasing influx of refugees into Europe has sparked heated debates about national and EU borders. The close proximity of Konstanz to an EU border has formed a part of every inhabitant’s experience ever since. But what does living on a border actually mean? How does the border impact the lives of people living on either side in Konstanz and Kreuzlingen ideologically, territorially or practically speaking?

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