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The Content of the Course


Success Factors of Interdisciplinarity

Learn everything about the secrets of interdisciplinarity. What is interdisciplinarity? What makes it such a valuable method in science?


Interdisciplinary Competence

Discover the fundament for Interdisciplinary Competence. Learn how to promote these competences in yourself and your team for a more productive knowledge creation and transfer.


Managing Barriers of Interdisciplinary Research

Discover the key hurdles for interdisciplinary research careers, strategies to cope with these hurdles, and measures to mitigate barriers of interdisciplinary career paths.


Interdisciplinary Knowledge Transfer

How can interdisciplinary research facilitate knowledge transfer? How can you raise the impact of your work?

Our Course

Background of the Course

Research Project

The course was designed by the team of the project "Interdisciplinarity and Research Creativity" at the WZB Berlin Social Science Center.

Research Data

Learnings based on more than 60 expert interviews from Germany, the U.S., the United Kingdom and Israel.

Open Access and selfpaced

The online course is licensed under CC-BY-SA 4.0, free of charge and can be done at your own tempo.