International Academic Teacher Training Course for Health Professions – ONLINE
From 10th February to 28th of July 2023
Application Deadline: 1st December 2022

Professionalization of medical education, professional development and capacity building for health professions are key factors for a sustainable development of health care systems worldwide. The International Academic Teacher Training Course for Health Professions (ATTC) in Munich is part of Continuous Professional Development and a mandatory faculty development program of the medical faculty of LMU Munich. It is offered by CIHLMU and the Institute for Medical Education and is embedded in a strong network with international partner institutions.

Target Group
Teachers in health professions education and other domains who want to improve their skills as

Teaching Methods
The course is competency-oriented. It initiates an active and participatory learning process by using
constructive and interactive learning methods. The development of relevant competencies is supported
by on-line small group discussions, group work, independent study, individual and group presentations
and expert sessions.

Objectives – Participants will…structure their own teaching and assessing in large and small classes

  • develop a curriculum from learning objectives to assessment methods and teaching and learning
    activities for their own teaching practice at their home institution
  • give and receive feedback in their daily work, practice intercultural communication and collaborations, share professional teaching expertise across different health professions
  • use online facilitation tools and techniques routinelyParticipants have …
  • English language proficiency at C1 level
  • Previous teaching experience with students in health professions
  • A work environment to practice newly acquired teaching skills during the transfer phase
  • A sustainable internet connection with good bandwidth
  • A computer with audio and video peripherals. We strongly discourage participation via cell phoneDuration/ Certification
  • Kick-off meeting, Friday, 10.02.2023, 08:30 to 14:30 CET; self-directed pre-course assignments
    (reading and writing, approximately 15 to 20 hours); five days synchronous, facilitated distance
    course (Monday 13.03.2023 to Friday 17.03.2023, attendance is full-time); transfer phase including
    post-course assignments (writing, teaching students and receiving feedback from a peer,
    observing and giving feedback to a peer); and Symposium on Friday, 28.07.2023, 09:00 to 12:30
  • Participants receive the final Certificate of competence upon successful completion of the online
    course, the transfer phase and Symposium
  • Please, check synchronous sessions of the course in your own time zone



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