Intensive English and Cross-cultural Communication
|Study location||Latvia, Riga|
|Type||Short-duration course, full-time|
|Nominal duration||3 weeks (6 ECTS)|
|Awards||(Certificate on Completion)|
|Tuition fee||€600 per programme|
|Application fee||€0 one-time
Application fee does not apply
Students and professional in any field seeking to improve their English language as well as reveal diversity of culture
Applications are accepted from the following territories (based on citizenship): Americas, Bhutan, Central Asia, Eastern Asia, Eastern Europe, Europe, European Union, Mexico, Northern Europe, Southern Europe, Vietnam, Western Asia, Western Europe.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
We are living in the century when the whole world can be recognized as one common space where we all should get along and care for each other and the planet. Thanks to modern technical progress, we can go to any place on the globe, just pick one you like more. Due to this fact we are able to meet different people. But are we ready for it? Are we ready and willing to understand diverse cultures?
This summer school offers a wonderful opportunity to widen your inner boundaries and come to Latvia for cultural difference, intercultural communication and, of course, the English language proficiency experience – to improve your all-round language ability and develop your fluency and communication.
Students will participate in lectures, discussions, debates and conversation activities on topics related to cultural changes, urban social ecosystems, sustainable entrepreneurship and social business, so the main aim of the participants’ effort will be to focus attention on the ideas and solutions that create social value as well as the processes through which they are generated.
The summer school’s aim is to show to participants how diverse our world is! The best way to perceive is learning by sharing your own personal experience supplementing it with presence in an unusual environment.
The programme includes workshops and lectures in:
● Intercultural Awareness and Communication
● Cultural Dimensions
● Theory of Diversity
● Successful Negotiation
● Intercultural Intelligence
● Effective/Defective Conflict Management
● Storytelling Strategies and Techniques
● Media and Communication