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The bachelor program in European culture aims to equip students with both theoretical knowledge about the past and origins of European cultures and with the conceptual tools to analyze cultural phenomena of nowadays societies.
Students will benefit from the flexibility of the program as only a few courses are obligatory, and the remainder are chosen individually by the student. This structure allows students to explore different subjects while gaining a picture of the cultural diversity of the continent.
Students will learn consequences caused by cultural phenomena for past and contemporary social life in Europe. Consequences, which were and are visible in various sphere of life: starting with everyday life, through economy, psychological background of social movements, up to political and administrative systems.
Lectures focus on universal laws and manifestations of cultural life of human societies but with a clear emphasis on specific elements of European past and present day situation. Students will be invited to make a common journey through European cultural heritage to learn how to analyze and understand not only the meaning of fine arts' objects, but mostly social phenomena based upon cultural relations.
- Analysis of communication systems
- Value transfer mechanisms
- Meaning of symbolic structures used in both everyday life and politics
- Cultural and political history seen as an impulse for change in social life
Participation in the program should strengthen students' knowledge of European culture and civilizations in the context of social life and social needs. Students will have a unique opportunity to attend the interdisciplinary course, which consists of lectures and seminars of ancient archaeology, cultural studies, history of art, history of Poland and Europe, social psychology, cultural and classical pedagogy and others.
Upon completion of the bachelor program, students will be able to translate different cultural codes of communications, organize cooperation between members of societies of different European cultures, and promote understanding of cultural differentiation in social life as the only way to peaceful development in nowadays world.
Graduates will be suitable for a vast range of fields which require mediation between people and organizations of different cultural capitals such as: Human Resources and Public Relations departments of multinational corporations and public administration, cultural institutions and in tourism, and in journalism.
The European culture program is intended for both European citizens as well as students from other parts of the world. The curriculum of the program is designed to open possibility for all interested in cultural life of the continent to consciously in order to encourage participation in European social and cultural life. All courses will be instructed in English.
University of Wroclaw
The University of Wroclaw (UWr) has a rich history of more than three centuries. Founded by Leopold I Habsburg, it evolved from a modest school run by the Jesuits into one of the biggest academic institutions in Poland. After World...
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The city of Wroclaw is an economic, intellectual, and cultural center in the Lower Silesia region of Poland. As Poland's 4th largest city, it is home to many theatres, clubs, museums, galleries, parks, restaurants, and hotels, and hosts a number of renowned music festivals. During World War II, Wroclaw was largely destroyed, but today has been restored to one of Poland's crown jewels and has an abundance...