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Language and Intercultural Communication, Master's programme

Interviews with students and examples of current workplaces of the programme's alumni.


Studying the Master's in Language and Intercultural Communication programme

Main field of study – English:

  • Was on an exchange in Tanzania and was subsequently offered a job as an administrator at the Swedish Embassy in Dar es Salaam
  • United Nations (New York)
  • Communications officer at ICA

Main field of study – Japanese:

  • After graduation, worked as a translator within the University of Gothenburg, was then admitted to a third-cycle programme at SOAS University of London.

Main field of study – French:

  • Had a practical placement as part of the programme at the predecessor to the Swedish Agency for Youth and Civil Society in Stockholm and ultimately got a job with that Agency.

Main field of study – Arabic:

  • Developed an app that facilitates communication between Swedish government agencies and Arabic-speaking people. During the thesis work, collaborated with Chalmers University of Technology, ultimately getting a job there as a research assistant.

Main field of study – Spanish:

  • Sahlgrenska University Hospital, International care, administrative work with international patients
  • Swedish Migration Agency in Stockholm

Main field of study – Chinese:

  • Volvo
  • Practical placement at a Swedish embassy in China

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In the University of Gothenburg's education catalogue:

  • About the programme
  • Programme structure and content
  • Who should apply?
  • Prerequisites and selection
  • Language certificate, list of tests
  • After graduation; Broad labour market

Master’s Programme in Language and Intercultural Communication (SIK) (link to the education catalogue)