Online Study Visit on Intercultural Communication from Netherlands Business Academy

20 April 2021

On April 20, 2021, Online Part of Study Visit «Introduction to Intercultural Communication» by Netherlands Business Academy, the Netherlands, was held in the frameworks of the project INTERADIS «International Students Adaptation and Integration».

Taras Finikov, President of the International Fund for Education Policy Research, Ph. D in Science (History), Associate Professor, Prof. at Warsaw University and «KROK» University, joined the panel discussion and presentation.

Andrii Lotariev, Head of International Office and other staff of International Office: Galina Bohachenko, Project Manager; Anna Drobyna, Project Manager; Maryna Yevchenko, Administration Manager; Yuliia Khriienko, Inga Zayets and Anastasiia Shepelia, Project Managers; Aleksandra Horbachenko, Administration Manager, participated in the event on behalf of «KROK» University.

The program of the online visit included:

  • Opening by Jan van Zwieten and Steve Austen «Short and long term ambition on internalization»;
  • Presentation by Jan van Zwieten «Why internationalization?»;
  • Panel discussion;
  • Group discussion, answering the question «Why going international?», «Short and Long term goals», «What kind of organizational changes it requires»;
  • Presentations of panelists:
    1. Taras Finikov «How to acquire intercultural competences»;
    2. Izabella Agardi «Aspects of image building and identity construction»;
    3. Mario Neve «The context of place and environment»;
    4. Hala Naoum Nehme «European citizenship issues, a personal experience».

Many thanks to Netherlands Business Academy for organization of the fruitful and efficient study visit.

The project INTERADIS - International Students Adaptation and Integration/ INTERADIS619451-EPP-1-2020-1-NL-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP aims to integrate international students into Ukrainian and European educational space by the means of cultural, ethnic, social and academic assets.

The Project is co-funded by the Erasmus+ Program of the European Union.

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