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Intercultural Dialogue


The course aims to provide theoretical knowledge required for interpreting and managing intercultural differences that affect ethics and policymaking in the context of democratic societies. A second learning objective is to provide students with a basic understanding of the application of intercultural dialogue to contemporary global challenges (with a special focus on human rights and migration)


  • Understand and discuss literature about the ethical dimensions of pluralism and dialogue as a model of authentic integration
  • Recognise, describe and critically analyse the major ethical dilemmas and controversies in contemporary policies of migration
  • Apply knowledge and understanding, develop and demonstrate specific competencies for formulating arguments for solving problems related to human rights issues.

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Examination information

At the end of each course, the student must take a written exam. It focuses on the topics covered during the course as well as on the texts listed in the recommended bibliography.
The exam consists of 5 open questions. Each answer must be 3.000 characters long, including spaces.
The exam paper must be uploaded onto the dedicated area on the eLearning platform, during the one-week-long exam session. 

Dates can be consulted in the academic calendar.