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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 navigate intercultural interaction, multifaceted power relations and diverse ways of knowing.
Study at the University of Helsinki and develop the skills to navigate intercultural interaction, multifaceted power relations and diverse ways of knowing.
The next application period will start at the end of 2021.
Scope of studies and length
120 ECTS credits, 2 years
Degree level
Master
Application period
The next application period will start at the end of 2021.
Language
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 practical research skills.

Do you want to study the role of religion in intercultural relationships? Are you interested in Indigenous perspectives or transnational identities? Do you want to promote cultural diversity in a globalised world? Or would you like to be more competent in intercultural communication? 

ICE is a genuinely interdisciplinary programme where you can enhance your thinking and grow your expertise in cultural understanding.  In addition, ICE gives you the tools to succeed in internationally-oriented professional life.

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.