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Master's Programme in Intercultural Encounters

Master's Programme in Intercultural Encounters
Study at the University of Helsinki and develop the skills to deal with intercultural interaction, diversity, cultural management and the media and power.
Study at the University of Helsinki and develop the skills to deal with intercultural interaction, diversity, cultural management and the media and power.
Apply by 10 Jan 2020
Scope of studies and length
120 ECTS credits, 2 years
Degree level
Master
Application period
Starts: 03 Dec 2019 at 08.00 (UTC+2)Ends: 10 Jan 2020 at 15.00 (UTC+2)
Language of instruction
English
Tuition fee per year (only non-EU/EEA citizens)
13 000€
Eligibility to apply for a master's programme requires an applicable bachelor's degree or other equivalent qualification.

Does cultural di­versity pro­mote mu­tual un­der­stand­ing?

In the Master's Programme in Intercultural Encounters (ICE) you will learn theoretical thinking and research skills, and the programme gives you tools for international professional life.

We want to provide insight into the diversified world from different perspectives such as Religion; Conflicts; Intercultural Communication; Knowledge and Decolonisation, and Transnationalism.

If you find yourself asking, for example, how to promote cultural diversity, or want to study religions, conflicts and dialogue, we enhance your thinking. We encourage you to look for tools to understand the global world, indigenous perspectives, transnational identities, and intercultural relationships. Or would you like to be more competent in intercultural communication? The Master’s Programme in Intercultural Encounters (ICE) is a genuinely interdisciplinary programme where you can grow your expertise in cultural understanding. 

Find out more about the programme structure, content and courses from the link below.

How to apply

The quick guide gives you a general overview of the application process and how to apply. Make sure that you meet the admissions requirements, prepare your documents in advance and apply when applications are open.

Please note that there is only one intake per academic year. You must submit your application online at the Finnish national application portal Studyinfo. The online application form is open only during the application period. Also the admission requirements for the programme can be found in Studyinfo.

Admission Services

If you have any questions about the admissions process at the University of Helsinki, please contact the Admission Services for guidance and support.