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Intercultural Studies - Area Study / South Africa

Intercultural Studies at Danube University Krems - We live in a time of global flows of people, goods, services, and ideas. The emerging academic field of Intercultural Studies reflects the growing demand for skills and expertise in navigating an increasingly interconnected world and offers a framework for orientating oneself in the midst of these ongoing processes of change.

Since 2003, the Intercultural Studies Program at Danube University Krems has been offering seminars abroad to provide a real-world setting within which to experience intercultural challenges and to apply intercultural knowledge and skills. This seminar, taught in South Africa tought by South African experts, gives participants the opportunity of immersing themselves in a foreign culture within the structured environment of a guided experience.
Ziele To become familiar with recent political, economic, social and cultural changes in South Africa
To gain an understanding of South Africa's diversity, in particular of the different worlds inhabited by the different ethnic groups, the interaction between these groups, as well as the impact of South Africa's history of apartheid on everyday life
To interact with local professors, students and entrepreneurs as well as with expatriates
To experience and reflect on life and work issues in various regions of South Africa
Zielgruppe People with good English language skills who have a serious interest in intercultural issues in general and in South Africa in particular.
Methode(n) Preparatory reading
Presentations (with discussions) in English by African professors
Guided excursions to sites of political, economic and cultural importance as well as to selected tourist areas and locations of contemporary urban culture
Experiencing South Africa (e.g., lecture and overnight stay in the African bush, tour of a township)
Keeping a journal
Reflecting on observations and impressions with the co-ordinators
Sprache English
Termin(e) / Beginn 17 - 25 February 2013
Dauer 9 days
Teilnahmegebühr The program fee is 1.200 €. This includes all program materials, lecture and admission fees in Johannesburg and Cape Town, as well as in the nature park. It does not include flights, accommodation costs or meals.
Veranstaltungsort South Africa
Veranstalter Department für Migration und Globalisierung
Fachbereich Interkulturelle Studien
Information und Anmeldung Alexandra Zeilinger
Telefon: +43 (0)2732 893-2568,  Fax: +43 (0)2732 893-4000
E-Mail: alexandra.zeilinger@donau-uni.ac.at
Folder Area Study South Africa 2013
Anmeldebogen Area Study South Africa