Intercultural Communication [LLS07]

Course highlights

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Course days

Two half days, students are spread out over 5 groups.


Erasmus MC, Rotterdam NL



Detailed information about this course:


The course Intercultural Communication consists of two workshops (3 hours each). The first workshop is aimed at increasing students’ self-awareness and reflexivity regarding their own cultural background and their individual intercultural competences. The second workshop will provide hands-on training to increase these competences, using interactive games, roleplaying, and/or practical exercises. The course and training materials will be based on recent scientific insights in intercultural competence and intercultural training effectiveness.


In this course, students

  • Learn the basic principles of intercultural communication
  • Gain insights in their own intercultural competences
  • Reflect on ways to improve intercultural communication in their study or work environment

Participant profile

This course is open to NIHES Master of Science students only.



Reduction on fees

PLEASE NOTE: This does not apply to the fee of the research master programmes (120 EC points)

No fees are charged for  Erasmus MC PhD candidates, provided they have an account in Hora Finita, the Erasmus University PhD registration system. When submitting the application, you can state that someone else pays your tuition fee.

In case of cancellation or no show, the cancellation policy applies based on the full course fee.


25% reduction for all (international) PhD candidates without formal appointment at Erasmus MC

Upon receipt of your application you will receive a request to upload proof of enrollment as a PhD candidate.