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Intercultural Communication and Sustainable Social Change 7,5 Credits

This course is designed for students/professionals wishing to increase their intercultural understanding and to gain tools for building international ties. Students will explore their own culture, begin to perceive the impact of culture on daily life, learn some of the basic theories of cross-cultural communication and work towards achieving cross-cultural competence.

In order to create a diverse learning environment, the course welcomes both international and Swedish students as well as professionals.

Course Contents

  • Intercultural communication theories
  • Cultural values and identities
  • Cultural, sociological, and psychological aspects of intergroup communication
  • Intercultural competence
  • Communication processes in international contexts
  • Sustainable development theories
  • The relevance and role of communication in sustainability work

Prerequisites

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

Level of Education: Undergraduate
Course code/Ladok code: LICG13
The course is conducted at: School of Education and Communication

Course occasions open for Application

Type of course
Single subject
Study type
Campus
Semester
Spring 2023: Jan 23 - Apr 02
Rate of Study
50%
Language
English
Location
Jönköping
Time
Day
Number of places
10
Course coordinator
Irene Rapado
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
11250kr
Syllabus
HTML  PDF
Application code
HJ-22767

Upcoming course occasions

Type of course
Program
Study type
Campus
Semester
Spring 2023: Jan 23 - Apr 02
Rate of Study
50%
Language
English
Location
Jönköping
Time
Day
Course coordinator
Irene Rapado
Examiner
Irene Rapado
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
11250kr
Syllabus
HTML  PDF
Application code
HJ-L3038
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