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Intercultural Communication and Business (ICB)

Welcome to the Chair of Intercultural Communication and Business (ICB) at Giessen university!

On the following pages you can learn more about Intercultural Communication and Business (ICB), get to know the ICB team, learn of our different research interests and find out about the B.A. and M.A. programs we offer.

  • What is ICB all about?
    • Intercultural communication and business research focuses on how different cultures interact at the interpersonal, organizational and societal level.
    • It looks at the ways in which communication, language, and sociocultural factors can affect relationships and business practices. It also examines how organizations can create more effective communication and collaboration in a more diverse workplace.
    • Topics of this research area include cross cultural negotiation, international business management, organizational culture and change, managing diversity in the workplace, and intercultural teamwork and human resource development.
  • Students that are already enrolled in the B.A. or M.A. Intercultural Communication and Business (ICB) can find all information relevant for the organization of their studies on the ICB ILIAS page.
  • We also recommend you have a look at the "Studienhandbuch des FB 05" which answers any general questions you might have about the start of your studies.