Karlsruhe, Germany

Summer Academy on Intercultural Experience

when 17 July 2017 - 28 July 2017
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 EC
fee EUR 900

The Summer Academy on Intercultural Experience is organized by the Karlshochschule International University and InterCultur gemeinn├╝tzige GmbH. It approaches relevant topics in the field of intercultural management, communication and training and is intended to foster the intercultural perspective within the field of management studies, as well as to develop applied solutions for the problems in business and society.

Target group

The Summer Academy on Intercultural Experience is open to anyone aged 18-35 with a demonstrable interest in the field of intercultural communication and management and intercultural cooperation. Primary target groups are undergraduate students with at least one year of academic record (by start of the academy) and young professionals with a background or interest in intercultural experiences. Participants also need communicative English skills as all courses are taught in English.

Course aim

The Summer Academy brings together scientists, practitioners, and students to work together on the following questions.

What are the major themes in intercultural communication, what has been done regarding the globalization process, how has communication changed? How are cultures constructed, what are their origins and how do people perceive the world, how can we solve the problems that arise when different cultural values meet?

How do management and the world of business react to the intercultural challenges in a world of growing complexity?

What are important learning and teaching styles in different cultures? What is important in intercultural groups when it comes to teaching on intercultural competence and to curriculum design?

The Summer Academy comprises lectures on intercultural cooperation, international relations, intercultural conflict resolution, acquisition of intercultural competence as well as on intercultural trainings. All courses have complementary workshop sessions with theoretical and practical content offered by lecturers and trainers which are experts with large experience in international environments.

Credits info

6 EC
Depending weather a person particpates one or two week(s) s/he can earn 3 or 6 credits

Fee info

EUR 900: Tution fee in Euro for
2 weeks : regular 900; reduced 650 (for students, volunteers, and employees of non-profit organizations)
1 week: regular 600; reduces 450 (for students, volunteers, and employees of non-profit organizations)
EUR 600: Tution fee in Euro for
2 weeks : regular 900; reduced 650 (for students, volunteers, and employees of non-profit organizations)
1 week: regular 600; reduces 450 (for students, volunteers, and employees of non-profit organizations)

Scholarships

available