Introduction Intercultural Communication

Introduction Intercultural Communication

Education type
Other programme
Field of interest

Connecting people and organizations in a multicultural and international society: it’s not complicated, but it does not happen naturally. In this course you learn to look at yourself and your own culture. From there you can learn to understand other people and organizations from their culture in order to achieve a successful cooperation. 

Why this minor?

Anyone who is dealing with multicultural contacts in the Netherlands or international contacts with foreign partners can benefit from the insights and skills as a result of this training.

This course is an introduction in intercultural communication and consists of two days of training,


We also offer this course in-company for companies and teachers (from vocational education and universities of applied sciences). Content and duration can be determined in consultation.

Practical matters and registration

  • Date and time: On request
  • Location: Aeres University of Applied Sciences Wageningen
  • Language: The working language can be both English and Dutch. Literature contains at least English language sources.
  • Trainers: Hinno Bel & Toon van der Ven
  • Certificate: yes
  • Group size: twelve

Course content

The training is a combination of getting acquainted with cultural models (such as the dimensions of Hofstede, but also others), a personal cultural scan and cases, whether or not brought in by the participants themselves. The cases are all group work, the presentations are interactive.

Introduction Intercultural Communication
Intercultural Communication