Intercultural Business Communication
Responsible study board
Date of Approval
Aim and purpose
- Understanding of intercultural communication, intercultural learning, and intercultural competence.
- Knowledge of central theories on intercultural communication (e.g. functionalist, symbolic, and social constructionist approaches).
- Knowledge and awareness of the role of cultures, languages, and identities in an intercultural encounter including verbal as well as non-verbal communication.
There are 2 lessons per week for 15 weeks.
To enable the students to achieve the learning outcomes of the course, the teaching is organised in the following way:
- Lectures, class-room discussions, practical exercises in groups, and student presentations.
Ordinary examination in January. Reexamination in February.
Registration for the course is automatically a registration for the ordinary examination of the course. Cancellation is not possible. If the student does not participate in the examination, the student will use an examination attempt.
The university may grant an exemption from the rules in case of exceptional circumstances.
Please note that the type and form of the re-examination may differ from that of the ordinary examination.
Form of examination
The examination is held using the student’s own PC with wireless network access to the university.
Students are not allowed to communicate.