Intercultural Communication

This is an interdisciplinary programme offered by the Faculty of Philosophy via the UNESCO Chair in Inter-cultural and Inter-religious Exchanges. It is designed to respond to the needs of companies and organizations recruiting graduates interested in working in the communication sector in an era where the dialogue across cultures is becoming increasingly important.


  • Franz-Lothar Altmann, German Institute for International and Security Affairs
  • Laurentiu Gheorghe, University of Bucharest
  • Christian Giordano, University of Fribourg
  • Laura Grunberg, University of Bucharest
  • Nicolas Hayoz, University of Fribourg
  • Bogdan Mincă, University of Bucharest
  • Francois Ruegg, University of Fribourg
  • Remus Rus, University of Bucharest
  • Vasilică Mugurel Păvălucă, University of Dortmund
  • Laurentiu Staicu, University of Bucharest
  • Daniela Zaharia, University of Bucharest
  • Basile Zimmermann, University of Geneva
  • Wolfram Weisse, University of Hamburg

The main target of the UNESCO Chair has been from its very beginning to promote academic relationships within Europe and to support the transfer of Know How. The full involvement of Swiss, German and French professors, alongside the Romanian teaching staff of this Department fosters that enriching academic relationship. Furthermore, students of the Intercultural Communication MA are offered study opportunities in Swiss, French and German universities or other higher education institutions.

  • Phenomenology and Ontology of Culture
  • ContemporarySocial Theories
  • Cultures and Religions
  • Comparative Political Systems
  • Gender Studies in Cultures
  • Cultural Diplomacy
  • History of Culture
  • Modernity and Modernization
  • Anthropology of Societies
  • Phenomenology of Religion
  • Legislation in Culture
  • Research Methods
  • Theory of Intercultural Communication
  • Cultural Interferences
  • Communication and Managerial Strategies of Diversity in International Professional Environment
  • Ethical Aspects of Intercultural Communication
  • Gender and Intercultural Communication
  • Governance of Intercultural Problems in the Contemporary World
  • Methodology of Intercultural Communication
  • New Media and Intercultural Communication
  • Research Activity-Elaboration of the Master Thesis