The master study programme Intercultural Business Communication is an
interdisciplinary study programme offering knowledge and skills in the
fields of languages, intercultural dialogue, business administration,
intercultural relations, internet marketing and internationalization to
be able to communicate and operate effectively in the Euro-Mediterranean
and broader area.
The EMUNI master in Intercultural Business Communication offers:
ability to communicate and operate effectively in the
Euro-Mediterranean and broader area,
an international and intercultural study environment,
distinguished international faculty from reputed EU and
active teaching methods, internships and field work,
innovative learning environments combining arts and education,
in short, the IBC master provides you with a good basis for a
successful career in international and intercultural organizations
and institutions or as an entrepreneur.
Name of the study programme: Intercultural
Business Communication Study programme Type: master (postgraduate 2. Bologna Cycle) Programme duration: 2 years (120 ECTS) Title: Master in Intercultural Management (in
Slovenian: magister / magistrica medkulturnega managementa) Place: Portorož Type and form of studies: Full-time Teaching language: English
The programme consists of 13 compulsory units and 2 electives. From the
three languages offered (English, French, Arabic), the candidates choose
two. They also choose two elective courses (one from 3 courses offered
by EMUNI and another one from courses offered by our partners).
Foreign Language A
Foreign Language B*
Intercultural relations of the country
Intercultural relations of the country
International Business Communication
One choice among:
- History of socio-economic global processes
- Cultural Anthropology
- Gender History
Intercultural Laboratories / Practical
*Depends on the chosen languages (students
can choose among English, French and Arabic)
Foreign Language A
Foreign Language B**
Optional elective course
Computer Abilities for Business /
**Students can choose among all courses at
master level offered at the EMUNI University and members of the
The application period is between 1 June and 5 September 2014.
The accepted candidates will be requested to enrol from 8 September
onwards. The enrolment will take place until 30 September 2014.
If the number of accepted candidates is smaller than the number of
offered enrolment places, EMUNI University may ask new candidates to
enrol with an additional enrolment period. In case the number of
enrolment places is limited, the candidates will be selected on the
basis on the rules in case of limited enrolment.
The study programme shall be carried out if at least 10 students are
accepted and enrolled during the application period.
Financial matters Tuition fee: 6.000 EUR per year (excluding the cost of
travel and accommodation) Cost in Slovenia: Accommodation costs are approximately
400 EUR/month; price per meal is around 5 EUR. A list of possible
accommodation options will be available at the EMUNI website.
To register as a student at the second level of the study programme
Communication the students have to fulfil the following requirements:
candidates must have the Bachelor degree or equivalent,
a high knowledge of two foreign languages is required (according
to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages - CEFR,
level C1 for the following languages: English1,2, French2, and level
B1 for Arabic2 and Italian3) and
a basic knowledge of economic and business topics (at least 16
ECTS points in business courses, such as management and marketing).
1 Language of conduction of the master programme is English. 2 Among English, French and Arabic, students choose two languages. 3 For students doing study mobility at the University of Urbino "Carlo
The candidates who graduated from the study programmes that do not
meet the criteria mentioned above (items 2 and 3) must prove the
knowledge through examination.
In the case of the limitation of enrolment, the students will be
selected in accordance with the following criteria: grade point average
- 100% of the study programme the degree of which serves as the basis
The candidates are required to submit the following documents along with
a colour scan of the original certificate of degree and certified copy of the degree or equivalent,
a list of completed courses/exams and grades of the previous studies, issued by the institution that issued the degree, or a certified English translation of the list of completed courses/exams and grades of the previous studies (transcript of records),
a short chronological description of the entire education, obtained by the candidate (written by the candidate) in English,
an English language certificate (B1/B2 level according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages - CEFR or equivalent (pages 24, 26-27)),
a copy of an identification document with photograph, proof of citizenship.
 "Certified" in this item refers to the following: signed and stamped by the institution that issued the degree.
 The EMUNI University Commission reserves the right to test the candidates' language knowledge.
 If any of the above documents are in a language other than English, a certified (i. e. by an accredited translation office, a court translator etc.) translation is required.
The EMUNI University commission reserves the right to test the
candidates' language knowledge. Candidates who are not English native
speakers or did not do their previous degree in the English language,
must prove their English language knowledge with a certificate of C1
knowledge of the English language, according to the CEFR. The same
applies for the Arabic (B1 level) and French (C1 level) language
knowledge. The students who do a part of their studies at University of
Urbino have to prove their knowledge of Italian knowledge (B1) according
to the same provisions.
If needed, the authorised person conducting the procedure of recognition
is allowed to require additional evidence of foreign education in
Number of enrolment places: 40 Full-time (1st year)
Enrolment places are available for citizens of the Republic of Slovenia
and EU member states, Slovenians without Slovenian citizenship and
foreigners (citizens of non-EU members). Information on the recognition
procedure is available here, at +386 59
25 00 57 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
Procedures and enrolment deadlines
The candidate must submit the enrolment application through the
electronic application at the
The candidate may submit one application.
If the candidate is applying with:
a qualified digital certificate it is not needed to send the
printed out form via regular mail. The enrolment application must be
submitted to eVŠ by the end of the application deadline. The
enclosures to the application for which the candidate notes in the
application that he or she will send via regular mail must be sent
with registered mail to the EMUNI University address (the enclosure
must include the reference of the number of the enrolment
without a qualified digital certificate (with username and
password), the enrolment application form must be sent
electronically to eVŠ, printer out, signed and sent, including the
enclosures, via registered mail by the end of the application
deadline to the EMUNI address.
As submitted in due time qualify:
application which was filled in and submitted with electronic
signature to eVŠ by the end of the application deadline, and
application which was filled in eVŠ, printed out in the same
text as that of the last submitted form of eVŠ, signed and sent via
registered mail to the EMUNI address by the end of the application
for problems with entering the electronic application with the digital certificate and electronic signature: SIGEN-CA support, e-mail: email@example.com , phone: 01/4788 590
for other technical questions regarding the completion of the electronic application:
eVŠ support, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Recognition of knowledge and skills acquired prior to
enrolment into the programme
The candidates and students may apply for the recognition of knowledge
and skill acquired prior to enrolment through different forms or formal
and/ or informal education. For this purpose, they may submit an
application to EMUNI University prior to or after their enrolment in the
study programme. Enclosed with the application should be study
certificates and other documents proving the content, extent and
complexity of education.
Mode of implementation
The study programme will be conducted in a blended learning environment
with face-to face sessions and e-learning.
Face-to-face lectures will be carried out at EMUNI University in
Portorož, Slovenia. The planned periods for the first cohort are the
academic year 2014/2015: mid-October to mid-November,
mid-February to mid-March, and mid-June to mid-July (4 weeks each),
academic year 2015/2016: mid-October to mid-November, and the
month of March (4 weeks each).
Online sessions will be conducted via the eLearning platform.
Assessment and grading system
The assessment will include active participation in class and in online
lectures, written and oral assignments etc. The students will be graded
according to the ECTS grading system.
Student mobility (Erasmus and other programs)
The students will have the opportunity to participate in a study
exchange programme (one semester) at the partner institutions.
Student mobility (at Unversity of Urbino "Carlo Bo")
The students who will do the study mobility at University of Urbino
"Carlo Bo" (one semester, gaining a minimum of 24 ECTS) will receive a
diploma/master degree also from the University of Urbino "Carlo Bo".
Level B1 of the Italian language will be required for such students as
the courses will be conducted in Italian.
To prepare professionals who are able to communicate efficiently in
diverse intercultural business environments. EMUNI promotes three
languages: English, French, Arabic.
The graduates are qualified to work in managerial positions in
intercultural business environments, public and private institutions,
international firms and enterprises etc., and prepared for
The programme will be administered by a distinguished international
faculty with extensive knowledge and experience in the subject matters
EMUNI University is offering a limited number of scholarships for students of the master study programme Intercultural Business Communication accredited in the EU.
We are looking for highly motivated candidates, particularly from the South Mediterranean countries. The scholarships will be offered on a competitive basis.