Ventspils University College - Languages and Intercultural Communication - Bachelor's undergraduate

Languages and Intercultural Communication
Last updated on:2021-03-10
Type of study programmeBachelor degree
DegreeBachelor’s degree of humanities (Intercultural Communication)
Licence/accreditationStudy programme accredited until 30-Jun-2024
Duration3 years (full-time)
Study typeFull-time
Credit points120 (ECTS: 180)
Study languageEnglish (EN)
Fees1700 EUR per year (for applicants who are European Union citizens and/or have acquired their secondary education in the countries of the European Union); 2100 EUR per year (for other countries citizens) (2021/22)
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Study programme descriptionAim of the programme
To train qualified experts on international communication for national and local government institutions. To provide studies tailored to economic, cultural, and social needs. To provide practically applicable academic studies which correspond to educational standards and are based on theoretical scientific foundations.

Tasks of the programme
To provide students with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills and abilities needed to provide professional intercultural communication services in sectors relevant for the national economy. To promote the competitiveness of graduates in changing socio-economic conditions and in the international labour market. To encourage acquisition of in-depth knowledge which provides an opportunity to independently develop research methodologies, to apply research methodologies in new fields, and to continue studies to achieve higher qualifications. To ensure conformity of educational quality with the level in European and other economically developed countries by improving methodological, scientific, material and technical support of the study process, increasing the qualifications of lecturers, and promoting cooperation with other Latvian and foreign higher education institutions. To modify the content and teaching methods of the program in a timely manner in response to changes in the labour market and to accurately predict future changes. To establish a close link between studies and actual practices in multi-cultural companies.

Main courses: Contrasting Languages in Cultural Aspects, Rhetoric and Language of Diplomacy, Aspects of Intercultural Communication, Culture Studies, Interpersonal Psychology, Introduction into Theories of Public Relations, Principles of Analysis and Methodology of Foreign Policy.

Studies are organised in the form of lectures, seminars, case studies, group discussions, company visits, guest lectures.
Study programme
RequirementsGeneral secondary education diploma; English language proficiency (at least B2 level)

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Higher Education Institution
101 Inženieru Street, LV-3601, Ventspils, Latvia
Phone:+371 63629651