University: University of Bucharest
Faculty: Faculty of Philosophy
Name of the university programme: MA in Intercultural Communication
Study domain: Sociology
Short description of the university programme: This is an interdisciplinary MA 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.
The curriculum is flexible and it addresses students with interest in the Humanities and Social Sciences, but with a variety of backgrounds. It offers an excellent framework for cultural studies. The first year curriculum includes courses such as: History of Culture, Cultural Diplomacy, Anthropology of Societies, Phenomenology of Religion, etc. These are complemented by Methodology of Intercultural Communication, New Media and Intercultural Communication or Communication and Managerial Strategies of Diversity in International Professional Environments, included in the second year curriculum.
Graduates of this MA find themselves well positioned for careers in diplomacy, media, communication, PR or politics.
The programme is organized in partnership with the Swiss Institute for Sustainable Management, and the Universities of Fribourg, Hamburg, Dortmund and Corte.
Type of studies: Full-time
Language of instruction: English
Type of accreditation: Accredited (A)
Standard length of studies: 2 years
Credit/Lenght: 120 + 10 for the dissertation
Lecture Period: Courses start in October and end in June.
Tuition fees and costs of the program: There is no tuition fee for the students admitted for the state subsidized places. These places are available for EU, EEA and Swiss Confederation citizens
For paying students:
– 3100 RON / year for Romanian students and for students coming from EU, EEA member states and from Swiss Confederation
– 220 € / month for non EU-citizens
No of available state subsidized places, grants scholarships and program administrative costs: not available at the moment