The Master of Advanced Studies in Intercultural Communication (MIC) is a part-time postgraduate program for professionals engaged in managing operational or strategic situations in a multicultural context and in managing multicultural human resources.
We offer three different degrees. A MAS, a DAS and a CAS, each one was developed based on your professional needs and your time constraints.
You achieve a higher comprehension of your own culture and the culture of others.
You develop a laser focus in analyzing multicultural situations.
You gain the necessary skills for mediating conflicts and creating practical solutions.
You challenge yourself in intercultural strategic sessions in Asia, North Africa, and Europe.
You impact your organization immediately.
To advance intercultural communication in civil society, in public institutions, and to the business world.
To increase people's awareness of their own culture and the culture of others.
To empower the acquisition of the necessary competence and skills for preventing, mediating and resolving conflicts issuing from multicultural situations.
All our programs have a strong international background, being held on three different continents with a partnership with leading recognized institutions. The main classes are held at the Università della Svizzera italiana in Switzerland, 1 week is held at the Kasetsart University in Thailand and finally, at the American University of Beirut, Lebanon. Also, workshop trips to Geneve, Neuchatel, and Bern in Switzerland complete our international education perspective.
You will directly interact with an international faculty of over 30 professors and guest speakers from renowned universities, institutions, and organizations around the world. Guaranteeing the academic excellence of our programs and ensuring its multidisciplinary and multicultural orientation.
At the MIC you will learn Intercultural communication in an immersive practicum. Here you will see the world and understand the different perspectives values and experiences from every direction. It is my pleasure to invite you to the program!
This program is designed, first and foremost, for professionals who manage multicultural situations on the operational or strategic level, as well as for those who play or will play a leading role in promoting cultural cohabitation, such as practitioners and management staff in:
Development and cooperation organizations;
Business environment (production, trade, tourism, etc.);