Master of Arts in INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION

offered by the Faculty of Philosophy via the UNESCO Chair in Inter-cultural and Inter-religious Exchanges

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.
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 scholars lecturing in the programme are representative of diverse cultural and professional environments, which helps students increase their awareness of the intercultural nature of communication. Courses are usefully complemented by case studies, as the programme has a strong orientation towards both an academically rigorous and practically relevant learning experience for the students. The main learning outcomes achieved in the programme are refined communication skills, interpretative and diplomatic skills to be applied in various intercultural contexts and working environments.

TUITION FEES:
There is no tuition fee for the state subsidized places. These places are available for EU, EEA and Swiss Confederation nationals
For paying students:

  • 3100 RON / year for Romanian students and for students coming from EU, EEA member states and from the Swiss Confederation
  • 220 € / month for non EU nationals

 

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
  • Communication, Public Relations, Mass Media, New Media, Cultural Journalism
  • Cultural Diplomacy, International Relations, Politics, Cultural Policy Making

CURRICULUM 2019-2020

1st Year

Nr. crt. NUMELE DISCIPLINEI TITULAR CURS ȘI SEMINAR FORMA DE EXAMINARE CREDITE
   1.              Fenomenologia şi ontologia culturii europene/

Phenomenology and Ontology of European Culture

Conf. dr. Bogdan Mincă Examen sem. 1 5
   2.              Teorii sociale contemporane /

Contemporary Social Theories

Prof. dr. Francois Ruegg Examen sem. 1 5
   3.              Religie şi cultură în Europa /

Religion and Culture in Europe

Prof. dr. Remus Rus Examen sem. 1 5
   4.              Sisteme politice europene /

European Political Systems

Prof. dr. Franz-Lothar Altmann Examen sem. 1 5
   5.              Capital cultural și comunicare creativă/

Cultural Capital and Creative Communication

Lect. dr. Oana Șerban Examen sem. 1 4
   6.              Diplomaţie culturală /

Cultural Diplomacy

Lector dr. Daniela Zaharia Examen sem. 1 4
   7.              Etică și integritate academică /

Ethics and Academic Integrity

Lector dr. Ileana Dascălu Verificare sem. 1 2
   8.              Istoria culturii europene /

History of European Culture

Prof. dr. Basile Zimmermann Examen sem. 2 6
   9.              Organizații și teoria organizațiilor /

Organizations and Organizational Theory

Prof. dr. Irma Rybnikova Examen sem. 2 5
10.               Antropologia societăților europene /

Anthropology of European Societies

Prof. dr. Francois Ruegg Examen sem. 2 5
11.               Fenomenologia religiei:  Abordări religioase ale managementului  / Phenomenology of Religion: Religious Approaches to Management Prof. dr. Remus Rus Examen sem. 2 5
12.               Legislaţie culturală europeană /

European Cultural Legislation

Prof. dr. Franz-Lothar Altmann Examen sem. 2 5
13.               Seminar de cercetare /

Research Seminar

Lect. dr. Oana Șerban Verificare  sem 2 4

2nd Year

Nr. crt. NUMELE DISCIPLINEI TITULAR CURS ȘI SEMINAR FORMA DE EXAMINARE CREDITE
   1.              Teoria comunicării interculturale /

Theory of Intercultural Communication

Prof. dr. Laurențiu Staicu Examen sem. 3 5
   2.              Interferenţe culturale europene /

European Cultural Interferences

Lector dr. Ileana Dascălu Examen sem. 3 5
   3.              Noile media și comunicarea interculturală / 

New Media and Intercultural Communication

Lector dr. Constantin Vică Examen sem. 3 5
   4.              Aspecte etice ale comunicării interculturale /

Ethical Aspects of Intercultural Communication

Prof. dr. Wolfram Weisse/

Lector dr. Vasilică Mugurel Păvălucă

Examen sem. 3 5
   5.              Gen și comunicare interculturală /

Gender and Intercultural Communication

Conf. dr. Laura Grunberg Examen sem. 3 5
   6.              Interculturalitate şi probleme ale lumii contemporane / Interculturality and Problems of the Contemporary World Lector dr. Laurențiu Gheorghe Examen sem. 3 5
   7.              Metodologia comunicării interculturale /

Methodology of Intercultural Communication

Lector dr. Ileana Dascălu Examen sem. 4 5
   8.              Aspecte lingvistice şi semiotice ale comunicării interculturale / Linguistic and Semiotic Aspects of Intercultural Communication Prof. dr. Alexandre Duchene Examen sem. 4 5
   9.              Practică: Activitate de cercetare – elaborarea disertaţiei / Internship: Research Activity – Elaboration of the Master Thesis Profesorii coordonatori Verificare sem. 4 20
 
  DISERTAŢIE / MASTER THESIS Examen de disertație 10

ADMISSION & ADMISSION CRITERIAPROGRAM LENGHTLANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTIONACADEMIC CALENDARMOBILITY
Admission takes place in July and September.
The call for applications is open to Romanian nationals – BA (or equivalent) graduates -, as well as nationals of EU, EEA member states, Swiss Confederation nationals and non EU-citizens.
Applicants with previous studies abroad will include a certificate acknowledging their studies abroad/degrees obtained abroad, issued by the specialized department of the Ministry of Education.
4 semesters (120 ECTS)
ENGLISH.
Proficiency in English is required for this MA
Courses start in October and end in June
Mobility opportunities are available for students at partner universities.

APPLICATIONS:

Application package, statement of purpose and interview
unesco-chair.unibuc.ro
filosofie.unibuc.ro/studii_masterat/

CONTACT INFORMATION:
unesco-chair@unibuc.ro
office@filosofie.unibuc.ro