Capacity building is the key approach to enhancing web-based multilingual and transcultural communication. The Chair focuses on a range of capacity building measures by offering specific courses and education programs. All educational activities will focus in their didactic orientation on knowledge transfer to multipliers in diverse user communities.

Research in the framework of the UNESCO Chair in Multilingual, Transcultural Communication in the Digital Ageis conducted in the form of collaborative research projects. The clear ambition is to reach a new level of understanding of the complex issues and problems involved in global communication, the role of ICT in multilingualism, enhancing the applicability of eLearning in the field of language learning, developing and applying new didactic, web-based models of teaching cross-cultural competence, further developing the methodology of multilingual content and language integrated learning.