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Intercultural and International Communication 7,5 credits

This course is designed for students/professionals wishing to gain the tools for building international ties and covers two key concepts that are essential in today´s globalized world: contact between cultures and modes of communication.

Course Contents

Focus is placed on the application of theory and research in intercultural communication. Both cross-cultural (comparisons of communication across cultures) and intercultural (communication between members of different cultures) communication are emphasized. Topics include:
  • Swedish culture, comparison of cultures.
  • Worldview, ethnocentrism, non-verbal communication.
  • Cultural values and identity, the deep structures of culture.
  • Multiculturalism and Cultural Change.
  • Immigration, integration and cross-cultural work.

Prerequisites

General entrance requirements and English proficiency is required. Exemption is granted from the requirement in Swedish.

Level of Education: Undergraduate G1N
Course code/Ladok code: LICG16
The course is conducted at: School of Education and Communication

Previous course occasions

Type of course
Program
Study type
Campus
Semester
Spring 2018: Jan 22 - Apr 01
Rate of Study
50%
Language
English
Location
Jönköping
Time
Afternoon / Evening
Number of places
0
Course coordinator
Mia Verhoeff Friman
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
11250kr
Syllabus
HTML  PDF
Application code
HJ-L8006
Type of course
Single subject
Study type
Campus
Semester
Spring 2018: Jan 22 - Apr 01
Rate of Study
50%
Language
English
Location
Jönköping
Time
Afternoon / Evening
Number of places
10
Course coordinator
Mia Verhoeff Friman
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
11250kr
Syllabus
HTML  PDF
Application code
HJ-22620

Content updated 2017-01-10

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