Interreligious Challenges and Interreligious Learning in Digital Society in Educational, Economic and Political Contexts

Interreligious and intercultural skills are of central importance for today's society. In particular, the dynamic developments of digitalization shape the social challenges of interreligious dialogue—and thus also shape the demands of interreligious learning in various public educational contexts.

The future of education and work requires reflection and communication skills in the area of values and religions. The project "Interreligious Challenges and Interreligious Learning in Digital Society in Educational, Economic and Political Contexts" examines how the use of and relation to digital media influence interreligious challenges and communication, and how corresponding learning processes can support constructive interreligious dialogue from the perspective of human rights.

The project focuses on interreligious educational modules in teacher training as well as comparable educational options in the context of business and politics. Here we examine the relevant professional self-perception of managers, job-specific interreligious challenges on both an institutional and individual level and the associated requirements and opportunities of interreligious learning.

Initially, technical challenges and the acquisition of the necessary personal and professional skills in the area of interreligious learning in digital society are explored from the perspective of leadership. These findings then serve to compare, develop and design offerings for interreligious education in schools, business and politics.