[ 514SOSKCSTU21 ] IK Cultural Sensitivity Training and Re-Entry

Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
3 ECTS B2 - Bachelor's programme 2. year Languages Olga Gruber 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Original study plan Bachelor's programme International Business Administration 2021W
Objectives Students become aware of the intercultural challenges (e.g. culture shock) they might face during their studies abroad and upon returning to the home university (e.g. reverse culture shock).
Subject The following topics will be covered:

  • reflecting on their own culture
  • becoming aware of cultural differences
  • reflecting on the host culture and the differences experienced
  • learning about theories of culture and intercultural communication…
  • coming to terms with experiences made while studying and living abroad
Criteria for evaluation (oral) participation, 2 reflective papers
Methods lecture, pair and group work, (short) presentations, role plays
Language English
Study material all relevant material will be uploaded on moodle
Changing subject? No
Further information students should do this course before and after they go abroad
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 30
Assignment procedure Assignment according to priority