Short Courses in Area & Cultural Studies

Cultural Studies is a cross-disciplinary field that sets out to research, understand and describe the ways in which humans develop meaning for the world around them. It researches the practices, beliefs, customs, behaviour, values, art forms, etc. of human societies from all times, since antiquity until today.With various focus points, the Cultural Studies field provides potential students with a wide choice of study. Having the possibility to focus on any meaningful artefact of culture, students can tackle: history, literature, film, photography, fashion, politics and much more. Combining theoretical research with practical insight, a professional of this filed is able to describe the consequences and influences of culture on the individual and societal behaviour and perception.Having the knowledge of understanding of diverse ethical models and behaviour patterns and trends, a graduate of this discipline can be a key asset to the field of marketing for example. Public and private consultancy is another professional area in which graduates can become active.

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Suggested Short Courses Programmes

Arabic Media and Culture Short Course Arabic Media and Culture
  • Jan 2017
  • Not specified
  • 24 days

The Arabic Media and Culture course at the University of Haifa introduces students whose proficiency in Arabic is on the high intermediate level to the language used in Arabic audio and written media.

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Portuguese Language and Culture Certificate Portuguese Language and Culture
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA € 1,090 per year
  • International € 1,090 per year
  • 12 months

The Polytechnic Institute of Bragança offers Portuguese Language and Culture courses to international students with the aim of introducing them to or deepen their competences in the Portuguese language. The courses are open to students enrolled in a Portuguese major in a foreign higher education institution and to individual international students.

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London: Culture Capital of the World Short Course London: Culture Capital of the World
  • Jul 2016
  • EEA £ 1,475 per module
  • International £ 1,475 per module
  • 21 days

The London: Culture Capital of the World at University of Westminster offeres an introduction to the arts, entertainment, fashion, architecture and history that have made London the world’s most influential and vital cultural hub. Why see Paris and die when you can see London and live? How did London become the world capital of music, art, fashion, design, theatre, film, architecture and so much else?

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Exhibition Development Certificate Exhibition Development
  • Oct 2016
  • Nov 2016
  • EEA € 4,500 per year
  • International € 4,500 per year
  • 8 months

This unique program at the Department for Image Science enables students to profit from the knowledge and experiences of outstanding experts in the field of scientific and cultural exhibition-making and design. Participants will be presented with creative and organizational skills like exhibition development, scenography and project management as well as with know-how about the financing, copyrights-management and the international transfer & lending of exhibition objects and multimedia-based techniques of presentation.

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Dutch Masters: The Age of Rembrandt Short Course Dutch Masters: The Age of Rembrandt
  • Any time
  • National $ 374 per module
  • International $ 374 per module
  • Not specified

Holland in the 17th century was home to the most remarkable concentration of artistic talent and accomplishment in modern history. From this tiny land came the great masters Vermeer, Frans Hals, Jan Steen, Pieter de Hooch, and Rembrandt, as well as an abundant assembly of memorable artists. To this day, these compelling pictures take our breath away-an unrivalled heritage of portraits, still lifes, landscapes, marine paintings, and profoundly observant images of everyday Dutch life that continue to grace museums throughout Europe and America.

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Intro to Art Through Paris Museums Short Course Intro to Art Through Paris Museums
  • Jun 2016
  • EEA € 3,324 per module
  • International € 3,324 per module
  • Not specified

Uses the unsurpassed richness of the art museums of Paris as the principal teaching resource. The history of Western Art is studied through the close examination of a limited selection of major works in a variety of media. The works chosen illuminate the political, social and religious contexts of Antiquity, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, the Baroque and Rococo periods, and the modern epoch. The course has an extra course fee of 25 euros.

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Modeling everyday life in Crete and Cyprus with reference to Egypt Certificate Modeling everyday life in Crete and Cyprus with reference to Egypt
  • Jun 2016
  • EEA € 100
  • International € 100
  • 1 months

The "Modeling everyday life in Crete and Cyprus with reference to Egypt" programme from National and Kapodistrian University of Athens will examine a number of models, mainly made of terracotta and scarcely of stucco, uncovered in Crete and Cyprus with references to respective Egyptian products in clay and wood and will also discuss their meaning.

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Birthright Taglit Academic Short Course Birthright Taglit Academic
  • May 2016
  • National $ 500
  • International $ 500
  • 14 days

By coosing Birthright Taglit Academic program from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev you’ll explore Israel with Israelis and see the “greatest hits” of Israel through the eyes of the locals on an awesome and authentic experience followed by a week spent in Eilat where you earn credit towards your major through a hands-on course on an incredible campus.

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Why Do People Migrate? – Part 1: Facts Short Course Why Do People Migrate? – Part 1: Facts
  • Any time
  • Not specified
  • Not specified

This course "Why do people migrate? - Part 1: facts" offered by Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies provides a general introduction to the conditions of refugees, asylum seekers and irregular migrants worldwide (data, regions, etc.) and an overview of the terminology used. It then analyses specific cases in the most relevant geographical contexts, including the asylum seekers arriving in Europe through the Mediterranean, the undocumented Mexican migrants crossing the US border, the Syrian refugees in Turkey and the Rohingya in Australia. In discussing these cases, we will explore the dilemmas behind humanitarian protection and irregular migration for labour purposes.

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Italian Renaissance Short Course Italian Renaissance
  • Any time
  • National $ 199 per module
  • International $ 199 per module
  • Not specified

When you think of the Italian Renaissance, chances are you think of what it gave us. The extraordinary sculptures of Michelangelo. The incomparable paintings of Leonardo da Vinci. The immortal written works of Petrarch and Machiavelli. But have you ever wondered why there was such an artistic, cultural and intellectual explosion in Italy at the start of the 14th century?

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Europe Asia Dynamics Certificate Europe Asia Dynamics
  • Jun 2016
  • EEA € 800 per module
  • International € 800 per module
  • 14 days

The International Summer School of Bremen University of Applied Sciences offers a unique program of Europe Asia Dynamics.

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