This module, which consists of two basic parts, examines the concepts of stereotype, prejudice, otherness, xenophobia, racism, discrimination, nationalism, which form the basis of academic studies on vulnerable groups, and deals with disability studies, gender studies, migration studies in the context of minorities and disadvantaged groups.

In the second part of the module, alternative answers to the question of “How to overcome being the other?” by tackling stereotyping, prejudice and discrimination in society within the framework of historical and collective memory, multiculturalism, interculturalism, media pluralism and diversity, media freedom and democracy, and media literacy.

The leader of this module and the participants are committed to design and develop a module of approximately 42 teaching hours, to pilot this course as an elective to currently enrolled master students and to ensure an effective evaluation in light of the coherence of the final common master curriculum.