At the start of this course the student should have acquired the following competences:
an active knowledge of
Students are expected to be able to read academic texts in English, and to have/obtain academic skills for oral and written presentations/papers.
Knowledge of other languages is strongly recommended, as it's not very wise to do intercultural communication in English alone...
- general knowledge of the use of a PC and the Internet
general notion of the basic concepts of
Sociolinguistics and general linguistics (communication)
specific prerequisites for this course
Thorough knowledge of economics, business economics and research methodology.
Basic knowlegde of geography, history and social and economic issues.