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KKIN3 Interacting Interculturally: Engaging in dialogue 5 ECTS
Organised by
Intercultural Communication


Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: B2 minimum
Strategic themes: Internationalisation

Learning outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, students will have
• developed some of the core competencies needed for working in multilingual and multicultural teams in the workplace.
• gained a better understanding of group communication, interaction and dialogue.
• improved their ability to better manage and resolve conflict.
• attained a critical understanding of how roles, communication styles and learning preferences may help or hinder group work.
• become aware of diversity issues beyond nationality.


In order to attain the intended learning outcomes, this course uses participatory, enactive and arts-based teaching methods. The students will engage in narratives, exercises, simulations, and reflective/critical discussion. Independent work will consist of readings (including research articles and literary extracts) and written tasks and a learning diary.

Teaching methods

The average workload for a student in a 5 credit course is 135 hours (5cr x 27h), no more than half of which can be contact hours. The course may extend over 2 periods. The distribution of hours between classwork, online work and other independent work will be provided later.

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in course work 
In English
In English

Active participation in class AND homework assignments AND learning diary entries.

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Numeric 1-5.
Grades on a scale of 1–5 (max.), based on active participation in class, a learning diary and other assignments.

Study materials

Materials will be distributed by the teacher and/or through Moodle.

Further information

This course is part of the Intercultural Communication Studies Program.

Belongs to following study modules

Language Centre
Intercultural Communication Studies (Intercultural Communication)
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.