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Intercultural communication

Intercultural communication

Intercultural communication is a minor subject provided by the Faculty of Arts, Psychology and Theology. The courses offered represents each main area in the field, and the subject deals with how to understand the challenges involved in intercultural encounters, dialogue and communication in various contexts. How can we make communication work or reach a dialogue beyond cultural barriers and stereotypes? What does intercultural competence mean and what does it require from us? How are we as individuals affected by different forms of intercultural mobility?

Link to the Swedish course page

Introduction to Intercultural Communication (5 ECTS), contact teaching in Turku

Link to the Study guide for more information about the course.
Time: 7.9-30.10.2023, Thursdays 13.15-15.45.
Teacher: BPhil Elisabeth Glatz.
Enrollment 7.8-31.8.2023.

Course Registration


Link to the Swedish course page

To read more about course content and times, click on the correct course version in the Study Guide.

Introduction to Intercultural Communication (5 ECTS), self-study course.

Link to the Study guide for more information about the course.
Time: 7.8.2023-30.7.2024.
Teacher: Salma Abdulmagied.
Enrollment 7.8.2023-16.6.2024.

Intercultural encounters and cross-cultural psychology (5 ECTS), self-study course.

Link to the Study guide for more information about the course.
Time: 7.8.2023-30.7.2024.
Teacher: Salma Abdulmagied.
Enrollment 7.8.2023-16.6.2024.

Culture, Peace and Conflict (5 ECTS), self-study course.

Link to the Study guide for more information about the course.
Time: 7.8.2023-30.7.2024.
Teacher: Salma Abdulmagied.
Enrollment 7.8.2023-16.6.2024.

Intercultural communication – critical perspectives (5 ECTS), self-study course.

Link to the Study guide for more information about the course.
Time: 7.8.2023-30.7.2024.
Teacher: Salma Abdulmagied.
Enrollment 7.8.2023-16.6.2024.

Cultural encounters and interreligious dialogue (5 ECTS), self-study course.

Link to the Study guide for more information about the course.
Time: 7.8.2023-30.7.2024.
Teacher: Ada Elgabsi.
Enrollment 7.8.2023-16.6.2024.

Course Registration


These are self-study courses provided on Moodle. You can enroll to them anytime between the 7th of August 2023 and the 16th of June 2024. The courses are also offered during the Summer months. Contact andreas.granberg@abo.fi for more information.


Link to the Swedish course page

Open University fees

From August 1, 2024, Åbo Akademi University will implement a pricing system for its open university courses based on the number of study credits. The pricing structure will be as follows:

  • Basic Studies (and other introductory courses): €12 per credit.
  • Intermediate Studies and Advanced Studies: €15 per credit.

Degree students at Åbo Akademi University are exempted from the course fee.

To read more about course content and times, click on the correct course version in the Study Guide.

BASIC STUDIES

Introduction to Intercultural Communication (5 ECTS), online course.

Link to the Study Guide for more information about the course.
Time: 12.8.2024–31.7.2025.
Fee: 60€
Teacher: Salma Abdulmagied.
Enrolment 12.8.2024–15.6.2025.

Intercultural Encounters and Cross-Cultural Psychology (5 ECTS), online course.

Link to the Study Guide for more information about the course.
Time: 12.8.2024–31.7.2025.
Fee: 60€
Teacher: Salma Abdulmagied.
Enrolment 12.8.2024–15.6.2025.

Intercultural Communication – Critical Perspectives (5 ECTS), online course.

Link to the Study Guide for more information about the course.
Time: 12.8.2024–31.7.2025.
Fee: 60€
Teacher: Salma Abdulmagied.
Enrolment 12.8.2024–15.6.2025.

Culture, Peace and Conflict (5 ECTS), online course.

Link to the Study guide for more information about the course.
Time: 12.8.2024–31.7.2025.
Fee: 60€
Teacher: Salma Abdulmagied.
Enrolment 12.8.2024–15.6.2025.

Cultural Encounters and Religious Literacy (5 ECTS), online course.

Link to the Study guide for more information about the course.
Time: 12.8.2024–31.7.2025.
Fee: 60€
Teacher: Ada Elgabsi.
Enrolment 12.8.2024–15.6.2025.

Course Registration


Link to the Swedish course page.

The following three courses are mandatory if you want to have Intercultural communication as a minor subject as part of your degree.

  • Introduction to Intercultural Communication
  • Intercultural Encounters and Cross-Cultural Psychology
  • Intercultural Communication – Critical Perspectives

Information about the course structure in the Study Guide.

We offer study guidance at the open university. You can schedule a guidance session.

 

Andreas Granberg.

Granberg, Andreas

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+3582 215 4666

andreas.granberg(a)abo.fi