Culture and Communication

  • Duration: March-June
  • Spring semester , Exchange student
  • ECTS 15 ECTS
  • Application period Application deadline: 15 October

Culture and Communication (SOA1001) is a 15 ECTS course in the spring semester on Bachelor level. A 4-hour digital school exam finalizes the course. The course is only open to exchange students from our partner institutions. 

To view possible course combinations, view "About the course".

About the course

The course provides training in cross-cultural communication with participants from different parts of the world. The students will work in groups and shall present a paper on a chosen topic.

Students having completed the course will have received training in cross-cultural communication, group work and in the presentation of their own work (paper on a topic of their choice), and are expected to be able to identify how culture influences communication.


Possible course combinations





It is not possible to combine the course with other courses.


Course schedule

The course schedule will be published after:

  • 01 December for the following spring semester


Course material

To view the course material for SOA1001 Culture and Communication, please search here. Do notice that the overview might not be available until a few weeks before the official semester start.

Practical information


On-campus housing is eligible for students applying for a full semester/academic year.

General information on accommodation at Campus Lillehammer

What does it cost?

Free for exchange students

Study start information

An Orientation Week is arranged in the first week of the spring semester. The first lectures of the course are expected to begin after 15 March, during part 2 of the spring semester. Exchange students need to combine this course with a course(s) beginning in January. 

Would you like to apply?

The course is available only for students coming from our partner institutions. Contact the International Coordinator at your home institution to find out if you are eligible for exchange studies at Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences (INN University). Please notice that applications can be submitted for one campus only.

Application procedure and documents

This study is offered by: Faculty of Social and Health Sciences