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Intercultural studies

Intercultural studies (UE S2‐6)

Crosscultural studies / social and human sciences for international students. Course topic : this course aims to respond to the increasingly diverse cultural perspectives and approaches found into research and everyday life. Goals: developing knowledge and skills appropriate to work in cross‐cultural environments / generating awareness about cultural effects on sciences and techniques as well as social contexts/ understanding cultural dynamics / appreciating cultural diversity and being able to negotiate. Tools : press review, empirical case studies, museum exhibitions…


  • WELSCH Wolfgang, 1999, Transculturality‐The Puzzling Form of Cultures Today, Spaces of Culture: City, Nation, World, ed. By Mike Feather stone and Scott Lash, London: Sage.


  • Oral presentations
  • Reports
  • Written exam

course volume

  • ECTS: 3