Master of Arts in Communication and Intercultural Studies

General

Program Description

Overview

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 II 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

  • Phenomenology and ontology of European culture
  • Contemporary social theories
  • Religion and culture in Europe
  • European political systems
  • Gender studies in European cultures
  • Cultural Diplomacy
  • History of European culture
  • Organizations and organizational theory
  • Anthropology of European societies
  • Phenomenology of religion: Religious approaches to management
  • European cultural legislation
  • Research seminar
  • Theory of intercultural communication
  • European cultural interferences
  • New media and intercultural communication
  • Ethical aspects of intercultural communication
  • The approach of the feminine in European cultures: Gender and intercultural communication
  • Interculturality and problems of the contemporary world
  • The methodology of intercultural communication
  • Linguistic and semiotic aspects of intercultural communication
  • Internship: Research activity – elaboration of the master thesis

Admission

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.

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In general, both within the country and abroad, the University of Bucharest is considered to be the most important educational, research and cultural institution in Romania. During its 150 years of existence, it has achieved a steadfast national and international prestige. The numerous generations of students and professors have succeeded in asserting our University as one of the benchmark institutions for the whole Romanian society, as it is the first existing Romanian institution to ever reach the top 600 universities of the world. Read less