Merlinda Dalipi (Hrsg.): Preparados para Alemania: Interkulturelle Kompetenz für spanische Studierende in Deutschland. Münster: Waxmann. 2013.

This book, containing 8 separate modules, provides intercultural training materials for Spanish students studying in Germany.

Areas covered include:

  • Differences in university culture between Germany and Spain
  • University email correspondence
  • Strategies for dealing with culture shock
  • Analysis of Critical Incidents
  • Interaction between lecturers and students
  • Meeting others and building relationships
  • Practical tips for finding accommodation

The book is aimed at trainers, lecturers and teachers and provides a variety of training materials, which can be easily integrated into classes or can be used for individual workshops and training sessions.



 Anne Rupp, Anna Zelno, Merlinda Dalipi, Alexander Scheitza (Hrsg.): Spanien von Innen und Außen. Eine interkulturelle Perspektive. Reihe: SIETAR Deutschland. Beiträge zur interkulturellen Zusammenarbeit. Band 5. Berlin, Münster, Zürich, London: LIT-Verlag. 2011.

In this book Spanish culture is explored and analysed from various angles.

Areas covered include:

  • Spanish styles of communication and negotiation
  • Migration and social changes in Spain
  • Images of the self and of others
  • Political significance of football
  • Role of the media
  • Spain and Latin America

Aimed at all those who, for personal or professional reasons, wish to broaden their knowledge of Spanish culture.