(re)Thinking Cultural Diversity from a Students’ Perspective

  • Adelheid Iken
Part of the Management – Culture – Interpretation book series (MCI)


The oldest immigrant in Hamburg is said to be 400,000 years old. His name is ‘The old Swede’ and is in fact a 20-meter high boulder weighing 217 tons that sits on the edge of the river Elbe. It is a stone that found its way to Hamburg during the ice age and to many people in Hamburg is emblematic of a port city that has been characterized by the development of global trade relations, both immigration and emigration to and from every region of the world. Hamburg is and always has been a place where very different cultures meet and mix, and where cultural diversity is omnipresent in everyday life.


International Student Cultural Diversity Life Story Migration Background Port City 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Hochschule für Angewandte WissenschaftenFakultät Wirtschaft & SozialesHamburgGermany

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