Central Europe in the International Perspective is an innovative course of English-language graduate studies at the Faculty of Polish and Classical Philology of Adam Mickiewicz University (AMU). CEIP classes focus on the interdisciplinary specificities of contemporary Central Europe and the Balkan Peninsula in the broad context of their literature, historical background and everyday cultural practices. The course is conducted by all institutes of the Faculty, so that the future graduate will acquire the comprehensive competencies necessary for not only professions related to philology, but also those that involve direct cooperation and communication with people from various national and cultural backgrounds in Central Europe and the Balkans. CEIP lecturers draw on years of experience working with international students within the degree course Central European and Balkan Studies.
Example of courses
- Roots of European Culture and Literature
- Contemporary Literary and Cultural Discourses in Central Europe
- Central Europe and the Balkans Today: Comparative Studies
- Intercultural Dialogue: Workshop
- Literature and New Media
- Popular Culture of the Central Europe and the Balkans
- Representation and Reception – cinematographic portraits of Central Europe and the Balkans
- Video Games Discourse Analysis
- Digital Humanities: Workshop
- Smart Cities
- Knowledge of globalization and digitalization processes, as well as political and social changes in the formation of contemporary Central European literatures and cultures.
- Knowledge of the functioning of cultural institutions and trends in contemporary cultural life in Central Europe.
- Knowledge of the key mechanisms governing the sociology and economics of cultural and literary life, as well as the elementary principles of the creation and development of various forms of entrepreneurship in Central Europe and the Balkans.
- Knowledge of intercultural literary communication.
- Ability to work in an intercultural environment.
- Proficiency in specialized English.
CEIP graduates will be able to find employment in
- cultural centers,
- commercial companies,
- diplomatic missions,
- tourist companies,
and in all those institutions where knowledge of the culture of Central Europe and the Balkans and its interaction with other circles of civilization is an essential component of the profession.