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Study Trip Oman and United Arab Emirates

Saudi Arabia Oman UAE
We live in a time of global flows of people, goods, and idea. 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 aboard to provide a real-world setting within which to experience intercultural challenges and to apply intercultural knowledge and skills.

This seminar will take place in Oman and the United Arab Emirates within the structured environment of a guided experience. Lecturers are Arabic experts as well as international professionals who live and work in the region. This seminar gives participants the opportunity of immersing themselves in the complex and multidimensional social layers of a region which is of growing importance internationally.
Ziele • To become familiar with recent political, economic, social and cultural changes in the region
• To gain an understanding of the region’s diversity, in particular of the different worlds inhabited by men and women, local citizens and migrant professionals and laborers, as well as spheres occupied by rich and poor: urban and rural, young and old.
• To interact with local decision makers, professors, students, entrepreneurs and expatriates
• To experience and reflect on various life and work issues in this region
Zulassungsvoraussetzungen Good English language skills and serious interest in intercultural issues in general and in the area in particular.
Methode(n) • Reflection on one’s own stereotypes in regard to the region
• Preparatory reading
• Presentations (with discussions) in English by Arab professors at different universities
• Meetings with Arab decision makers in their institutions
• Guided tours, excursions and small group projects to sites of political, economic, cultural and/or religious importance
• Visiting sites and institutions of contemporary and planned urban culture
• Structured debriefing of the intellectual inputs and the personal impressions.
Sprache English
Termin(e) / Beginn 27 Nov - 09 Dec 2015
Dauer 13 days
Teilnahmegebühr Euro 1500,-
Veranstalter Department für Migration und Globalisierung
Fachbereich Interkulturelle Studien
Kontakt und Information Alexandra Zeilinger
Telefon: +43 (0)2732 893-2568, Fax: +43 (0)2732 893-4000
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Alexandra Zeilinger

Telefon: +43 (0)2732 893-2568
Fax: +43 (0)2732 893-4000
Donau-Universität Krems
Department Migration und Globalisierung
Dr.-Karl-Dorrek-Straße 30
3500 Krems