Groningen, Netherlands

Doing Business in Europe ''International Communication''

when 24 May 2017 - 16 June 2017
language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 6 EC
fee EUR 1950

Various Hanze UAS schools with a focus on business have joined forces to develop the programme Doing Business in Europe. This first-class Summer School takes you on a journey through the European world of business communication. In order to provide the broadest of information, the programme covers general and specialized subjects. The classes are combined with extensive social activities and business trips to multinationals.

Course leader

Mr. Maris Keijser:, +31 (0)50 595 2521, +31 (0)6 412 13 330

Target group

Students with a major in Business or Communication and professionals working in International Business or Communication.

Admission Requirements:
When you want to apply for the course there are certain admission requirements. These requirements concern your knowledge of the English language, as well as your educational background.

For non native English speakers there is a required IELTS score of 6.0, but we prefer an 6.5.
Next to that, we expect our students to follow/or have followed a business or communication study.

Course aim

This course has two aims. The first is to raise the students’ awareness about the importance and the complexity of intercultural issues in international communication. The second aim is to practice useful skills to enable students to communicate successfully in different cultural environments. There will be exercises and reflection on concepts such culture shock, cultural values and intercultural competence using the work of important authorities in the field. Focus will be on the relevance of this research to different aspects of international communication. Students will be become aware of their own cultural background and share their insights with the other students in exercises and presentations.

Credits info

6 EC
Doing Business in Europe provides 6 ECTS.

Fee info

EUR 1950: This fee includes:
- Housing
- The study programme
- Excursions (cultural and business)
- A bicycle

This fee does not include:
- The costs of daily living
- Train travel from the airport to Groningen
- Flights
- Insurance