Importance of Intercultural Sensitivity
1 University of Applied Sciences, Burgenland, Austria
Due to the fast development in the domains of technology, education and research, different cultures worldwide have become interconnected and we are all considered to be living in the global village. Mutual understanding and tolerance in such a community is of crucial importance. Thus, intercultural sensitivity has become a core concept that needs to be understood and promoted worldwide among both younger and older population. The aim of this paper is to analyze the concept of intercultural sensitivity and its importance. Moreover, the paper discusses different models of intercultural sensitivity and the importance of intercultural sensitivity training programs. It is expected that the paper will raise awareness about this fundamental issue, and will contribute to its further understanding.
Keywords: intercultural sensitivity, intercultural training, diversity, culture
HOW TO CITE THIS ARTICLE
Iqbal, T. (2021). Importance of Intercultural Sensitivity, MAP Education and Humanities, 1(2), 1-6. doi: https://doi.org/10.53880/2744-2373.2021.1.2.1