30 hours

Credit value: 8 ECTS


The course introduces students to the basic concepts of social and cultural anthropology, beginning with an introduction to cultural anthropology, ethnology and social anthropology. By presenting the major epistemological and methodological currents in the historical development of the above-mentioned sciences, the main thematic sections will be emphasised and confronted with the current dilemmas, problems and prospects of research in anthropology. Lectures will introduce students to the primary domains of social and cultural anthropology, such as kinship and social organization; gender and sexuality; variations in family life and parenting, and in individual identity-making; deviancy and social control; religion, belief and rituals; economic and social exchanges; colonialism and political violence; sickness and healing; rational-technical interventions and social suffering; global developments and transformations in local worlds; shifting concepts of human rights and citizenship.

Learning Outcomes and Objectives

After taking this course, you will gain:

  1. Knowledge in cultural and social anthropology and ethnology
  2. Knowledge of the most important anthropological topics
  3. The ability to apply the acquired knowledge to Intercultural Business Communication

Teaching and Learning Methods

Frontal teaching, dialogue, team working, e-learning, individual student´s work


Short seminars, final coursework.

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The course is taught by:

Dr. Lidija Nikočević – EMUNI

Prof. Dr. Miloš Milenković – EMUNI