Intercultural Communication

5 ECTs / Semester / English

Questions of intercultural communication arise at several moments in the BA in Applied Foreign Languages, starting with language learning where communicational challenges frequently appear as they will do later in professional life. But the problem of intercultural communication is not limited to linguistic issues. The route of learning itself and the whole process of communication is influenced by a cultural dimension relevant to their success. The awareness of its importance prepares for the application of techniques and strategies which are central to an adequate intercultural communication.


Associate Professor
Peter Hanenberg studied at the Universities of Tübingen and Bamberg, Germany, where he obtained his Doctoral Degree in German Literature. He was assistant at…