Uni Bern Magazin: Thema Intercultural knowledge

World Literature, Religion, Identities

Intercultural knowledge

In a globalized world, understanding one's own and other cultures is essential. The University of Bern makes valuable contributions with its interdisciplinary research in history, psychology, philosophy, theology, gender studies, linguistics, and other cultural studies.


Biased teachers

A study reveals biases in the grading of 14 000 ninth-graders in Germany: Gender, weight, ethnic origin and the socio-economic status of parents play a significant role in the allocation of grades.