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Importance of Intercultural Sensitivity

by Tayyaba Iqbal 1 ORCID ID for Tayyaba Iqbal

1 University of Applied Sciences, Burgenland, Austria

ABSTRACT

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

MAP Education and Humanities

Volume 1 / Issue 2

ISSN: 2744-2373/ © 2021 The Authors.
Published by MAP - Multidisciplinary Academic Publishing.

Article Submitted: 03 September 2021
Article Accepted: 25 October 2021
Article Published: 26 October 2021


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.53880/2744-2373.2021.1.2.1

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