Humanities and Art field encompasses academic disciplines that study human condition and the essence of what it means to be human in the fast changing world. Humanities are similar to liberal arts in many ways and the two terms are sometimes used interchangeably. Academic programmes in humanities cover a broad, interdisciplinary study of society and culture throughout history. Practitioners use methods that are primarily analytic, critical, or speculative. Studies of language, literature, law, history, philosophy, religion, visual and performing arts are among the study subjects in humanities field. Studies in music are also considered to be in the field, where music is used to broaden capabilities of non-musicians by teaching skills such as concentration and listening.
Studies in humanities help students develop a broad understanding of cultural expression and improve their analytical and communication skills. Students can improve their understanding of society through satisfying their intellectual curiosity in subjects such as philosophy, art, history and literature with an emphasis on multiculturalism.
To reinforce the students' existing English language skills through listening, speaking and reading, to enhance their confidence and to make them aware of how to acquire com-municative skills in a multi-cultural environment;
This preparatory programme in hospitality and tourism management is designed for students who do not meet the English language requirements of the ALPINE Entrance Test and interviews. The course aims to improve students' existing English language skills to enable them to continue at ALPINE. The programme lasts six months and includes intensive English language modules and introduces students to the full programmes of study.
This course helps you to write better academic papers in English, and to improve your spoken English. Throughout the course you will improve your fluency, vocabulary and your confidence when speaking English. You will be working on several aspects of writing, such as the structure of your paper, text cohesion and style issues. Your own written work will be used during this course as well.
This course is for students who want to improve their use of English for entry to university or further study, or to register as a doctor or nurse in this country.
Long term courses of six or nine months of General English with additional special interest areas such as British culture and society, English literature, advanced grammar and vocabulary, and business English.
Discover the fascinating art of glocalization! Companies want to establish global brands, but know that they need to adapt their global advertisement campaigns for culturally specific consumers. A rhetorical reconstruction of cultural readings of the ads shows that the adaptations can be understood as being necessary to invite a reading that fits within the cultural system. This course is co-taught by Chinese and European teachers!
Semester-based online courses — available for registration and completion during a particular semester each year (Fall, Spring or Summer), and delivered via online instruction. Students submit coursework via WebCampus.
English for University Study will prepare you for successful undergraduate or postgraduate study at a UK university, or for entry to one of the academic preparation courses offered by INTO University of Gloucestershire.
This intensive two-week English language course focuses on the teaching methods and language used in the CLIL classroom. The course provides ample opportunities for hands-on teaching in English. An average day will consist of vocabulary development, exploration of new ideas and teaching practice and feedback. There will be plenty of opportunity for discussions on how to become a more effective communicator in the English classroom.
The first interdisciplinary European summer school in "Game and Play research" will take place 16-31 August 2014 at Utrecht University in The Netherlands. It is is aimed at talented PhD and MA/MSc students who are interested in the study of games and play. It offers students an innovative interdisciplinary platform for learning about games and play that doesn’t exist anywhere else in Europe or beyond.
Our Italian language and culture course has been designed for foreign students in possession of a High School diploma or equivalent, without any prior knowledge of the Italian language (beginners) and who plan to enrol in Italian Universities, Schools of Fine Arts or Conservatories. Chinese students under the Marco Polo and Turandot mobility programs planning to enrol in Italian Universities are given financial aid within these two programs.
Throughout this course, you will discover how Dutch and European Modern artists, from architects and costume designers to painters and sculptors strove for the elusive ideal of truthfulness. You will gain a deeper understanding for the different styles and approaches of modern artists, both on a European and on a Dutch level.