The Integration Assistant Course

A series of seminars designed to equip your church to help migrants and/or refugees integrate into your local community.   The course is run in partnership with the European Institute for Integration, Migration and Islam (EIMI) Germany. The seminars are held once a month here at Cornerstone and are available individually or as a certificated course (9 seminars plus practical work).

In English. In The Netherlands.

Want to help those arriving in your community thrive in their new environment? Come and join us for 10 Saturdays and learn how successful integration of cultures is possible!

Saturday seminars can be taken individually or as a certificated course (9 Saturdays plus reflective and practical work)


Per day of seminar 75 €
(This price includes one saturday seminar, tea, coffee and light lunch)

Seminar Schedule

10.00 – 17.30


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History of Migration

Migration in its various forms is part of the

Understanding Cultures

We live in a multi-cultural society caused by globalisation

Situation of Migrants Today

This module helps to understand the present situation of

Trauma – Recognizing Signs, Offering Help

Estimates about the percentage of traumatised refugees vary considerably.

Intercultural Communication: The Basics

Understanding and mastering the basic elements of communication theory,

Family Life and Structures in other Cultures

The family is a central structure in all cultures.

Multicultural Teamwork – Working together with other nationalities

Working across borders has become commonplace these days. When


Look at different cultures and find out how to better understand those around you.


Attend seminars, question experienced lecturers and learn how to engage with people from other cultures.


Build on your existing skills and gain practical tips and ideas of what you and your church can do to help strangers become neighbours.


Take part in a practical project, reflect on your activities and use your new skills to help those in your community live well side by side.

Our Lecturers

Elizabeth Stewart

Northen Ireland

(B.Ed),Elizabeth qualified as a teacher and did two years of Bible College at the Faith Mission, Edinburgh. She later engaged in further studies at Belfast Bible College and by extension through Global University, Missouri. She joined the WEC team in Thailand in 1981 where she was involved primarily in church planting and local leadership development […]

Yassir Eric

Lecturer - Integration Assistant Course

(M.A., Columbia International University – ESCT, M.A. University of Heidelberg) Being a person with a migrant background himself, Yassir Eric is well suited to lead the European Institute for Migration, Integration and Islam. His knowledge of islamic issues is outstanding. He completed his theological studies at the AWM in Korntal, the Protestant University of Applied […]

Dr. Angela Böker

Lecturer - Integration Assistant Course

Angela Böker (Dr. med.), studied at the Medical school of Eberhard-Karls University in Tübingen and completed her Tropical Medicine training in Liverpool, UK. She spent some years with her family in West Africa where she worked with villagers who otherwise had very little access to medical care. She is an associate member of staff at […]

Stefan Henger

Lecturer Integration Assistant Course

Stefan Henger worked for the DMG in Africa for 19 years helping churches to reach out to Muslims in love. He has taught at various theological institutions, is active in several networks which promote cultural cooperation and evangelism and has experience with several different cultures and forms of Islam. He graduated from FTH Gießen and […]

Heike Tiedeck

Guest Lecturer

(MA ICS). Heike lived in France and England, and travelled in the Philippines and Egypt, before marrying Wolfgang in 1995. She accompanied him to Ghana and helped in the TEE ministry, as well as serving as field treasurer and health advisor. She teaches in the area of Intercultural Studies.

Rebekka Kühn

Lecturer - Integration Assistant Course

Rebekka Kühn worked for two years on board the MV Logos Hope in Northern Europe and the Caribbean. Following her stay abroad, she studied International Social Work at the Protestant University of Applied Science in Ludwigsburg and at the University of Botswana. During her practical semester, she taught photography to teenagers in India. Back in […]

Traugott Hopp

Lecturer - Integration Assistant Course

Traugott Hopp has served as President of AWM since 2002. He studied theology at “Theologischen Seminar Tabor” and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Chicago (USA). The emphasis of his studies was Old Testament and Mission. He was a professor of Old Testament and Mission at “Theologischen Seminar Tabor” from 1990-1995. Through his 5 years […]


In partnership with the Institute for Migration Integration and Islam we offer an Integration Assistant Course. A series of Saturday seminars to help you help those arriving in your local area.

The course is taught in English, one Saturday per month, at Cornerstone Bible College, in the Netherlands.