SIU Certificate

Certificate in Intercultural Understanding (Southern Illinois University, USA)

An international cooperation between VMU and Southern Illinois University (SIU), USA offers an opportunity for MA in Social Anthropology students to attain the SIU Certificate in Intercultural Understanding. Students may complete the 24 ECTS credits of the Module of Study in Intercultural Understanding offered by the professors of the Department of Anthropology, SIU, by taking a total of four courses given at VMU campus as part of their degree studies. The Certificate from SIU is issued alongside their Master degree from VMU.

Recently given Certificate Program Courses:

1. "Political Anthropology: Colonialism & Post-Colonialism". Jonathan D. Hill (Department of Anthropology, Southern Illinois University, USA), 2016.

2. "African Expressive Culture". John C. McCall (Department of Anthropology, Southern Illinois University, USA), 2016.  

3. "Applied Anthropology: Perspectives on Sustainable Development". Ullrich Kockel (Intercultural Research Centre, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh), 2014.

4. "Political Anthropology". Peter Skalnik (Department of Social Sciences, University of Pardubice, Czech Republic), 2014. 

5. “Anthropology of Disasters”. Robert Barrios (Department of Anthropology, Southern Illinois University, USA), 2013.

6. “Anthropology of Europe”. Robert Parkin (Institute of Social & Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford, UK), 2013.

7. "Ethnicity, Materiality and Music". Jonathan D. Hill (Department of Anthropology, Southern Illinois University, USA), 2013.

8. "Anthropology of Mediterranean region". Christian Giordano (Institute of Social Anthropology, University of Fribourg), 2012.

9. "Food, Symbol and Society“. David Sutton. (Department of Anthropology, Southern Illinois University, USA), 2011.

10. "America's cultural diversity: Forming Collective Identities Through religion, nationalism, race and class in North America". Jane Adams (Department of Anthropology, Southern Illinois University, USA), 2010.

11. "The Politics of Indigenous Identities in Latin America". Jonathan D. Hill (Department of Anthropology, Southern Illinois University, USA), 2009.