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Frontiers in Educational Research, 2024, 7(4); doi: 10.25236/FER.2024.070427.

Building Bridges: Improving Intercultural Communication Skills in China-Uzbekistan Higher Education Co-operation


Zhao Rong1, Matyokub Bakoev2

Corresponding Author:
Zhao Rong

1The University of World Economy and Diplomacy, Tashkent, Uzbekistan; Inner Mongolia Business &Trade Vocational College, Hohhot, China

2The University of World Economy and Diplomacy, Tashkent, Uzbekistan


Intercultural communication competence has become particularly important in today's globalisation context, especially in the field of international cooperation and exchange. The purpose of this thesis is to explore the methods and strategies to improve intercultural communication competence in higher education cooperation between China and Uzbekistan (hereinafter referred to as "Uzbekistan"). Firstly, the importance of intercultural communication competence and its relevance to higher education cooperation are analysed. Secondly, measures to cultivate intercultural communication competence are proposed in the light of the cultural characteristics and educational systems of China and Uzbekistan. Then, through case analysis and empirical research, the application effects of these measures in actual cooperation projects are explored. Finally, the significance of improving intercultural communication competence in promoting cooperation between Chinese and Uzbekistan higher education is summarised, and suggestions and prospects for future research are put forward.


Intercultural communication, Higher education co-operation, Competence enhancement

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Zhao Rong, Matyokub Bakoev. Building Bridges: Improving Intercultural Communication Skills in China-Uzbekistan Higher Education Co-operation. Frontiers in Educational Research (2024) Vol. 7, Issue 4: 160-166. https://doi.org/10.25236/FER.2024.070427.


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