International Collaboration


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

The module “International Collaboration” is a theoretical and practical introduction to methods of collaboration with international art institutions and/or art and design companies, and its possibilities and challenges. The students learn how to organize and implement an international collaborative project. The teaching format is a workshop. The project is supported by relevant literature and case studies that thematize and discuss central ideas such as globalization, networked culture, and collaborative creativity.


In connection with the module, courses may be offered within the following area:

  • International Collaboration

Learning objectives


During this module, students should acquire:

Basic knowledge about

  • theories and methods of collaborative and networked creativity
  • the influence of globalization on media art
  • technological conditions and solutions of collaborative work
  • cooperative relationships in the project work in international correlations


Skills in

  • creating conceptual and technological frameworks for collaboration
  • devising concrete methods of collaboration based on existing methodologies in the field


Competencies in

  • analyzing existing conditions of collaboration including analysis of user groups and participating institutions
  • reflecting on present cultural-historical and media technological conditions and prospective solutions of international collaboration

Type of instruction

Method of working: group work in relation to course activities and seminars.



Name of examInternational Collaboration
Type of exam
Active participation/continuous evaluation
Active participation in the module’s series of lectures and other course related activities is required. Active participation is defined as reading of set literature, 80 % attendance of the module’s series of lectures and other course related activities, contribution to the module’s discussion sessions through presentations and active participation in discussions as well as hand in of all assignments.

If a student does not meet the requirements for active participation, the following re-exam is conducted:

Internal written exam in the module “International Collaboration”
Hand in: Individual.
The examination is a 7-day assignment on a set subject. The assignment will be evaluated by the examiner.
The written part must not exceed 10 pages.
Permitted aids
All written and all electronic aids
AssessmentPassed/Not Passed
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleInternationalt samarbejde
Module codeKOTBA202014
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
4. semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Education ownerBachelor of Arts (BA) in Art and Technology
Study BoardStudy Board of Art, Health and Technology
DepartmentDepartment of Communication and Psychology
FacultyFaculty of Social Sciences and Humanities