SIETAR is Europe’s largest association of interculturalists and is part of the worldwide SIETAR network.

SIETAR works to:

  • contribute to more effective communication among people of different cultures and backgrounds
  • enhance intercultural awareness in policy-making, business, education and civil society
  • establish an ever-widening network of intercultural specialists
  • provide multi-disciplinary, professional expertise
  • contribute to the development of professional standards
  • encourage publication and promote research
  • provide opportunities for personal and professional exchanges
  • hold regional, national and international conferences

Find out more about SIETAR Europa here.

We have been organising regular congresses since 1991. They are both a platform for the exchange of experiences and know-how as well as a unique networking opportunity. After the success of the last congress in Dublin in 2017, we welcome you to the SIETAR Europa Congress 2019 to be held in Belgium from the 27th May to the 2nd June 2019.

The past congresses include:

  • 2017 in Dublin, Ireland (Check out the congress page here)
  • 2015 in Valencia, Spain (Check out the congress page here)
  • 2013 in Tallinn, Estonia
  • 2011 in Krakow, Poland
  • 2008 in Granada, Spain (a Global SIETAR Congress)
  • 2007 in Sofia, Bulgaria
  • 2005 in La Colle-sur-Loup, France
  • 2004 in Berlin, Germany
  • 2003 in Budapest, Hungary
  • 2002 in Vienna, Austria
  • 2001 in Stavanger, Norway
  • 2000 in Brussels, Belgium
  • 1999 in Trieste, Italy
  • 1998 in Bath, United Kingdom
  • 1997 in Poitiers, France
  • 1996 in Munich, Germany
  • 1995 in Prague, Czech Republic
  • 1994 in Jyväskylä, Finland
  • 1993 in Bad Nauheim, Germany
  • 1992 in Colle Val d’Elsa, Italy
  • 1991 in Haarlem, The Netherlands