A Proposed Model of Intercultural Communication Competence (ICC) in Malaysian Context

Volume 2 Issue 2
Muhammad Umar Nadeem Rosli Mohammed Syarizan Dalib
Pages: 11-20 Download Count : 5781 View Count: 2640 DOI Number 10.24331/ijere.327470 Facebook Share on Google+ Save to Zotero Save to Mendeley


The basic determination for this paper is to throw light on the culture general models of intercultural communication competence (ICC). Furthermore, to propose a culture general model for Malaysian context in the presence of religiosity. It is suggested by the previous researchers to refine these models by adding variables in them. Ministry of Higher Education of Malaysia is hosting huge number of international students in their institutions and have plans to host maximum from the whole world. Religion is the key element of intercultural interactions in Malaysia. Therefore, a research on the international students in the context of religion would provide the better understanding and application of culture general model of ICC in Malaysian context. As well as, it will provide valuable findings that depicts to what extent the religiosity of international students enables them to be competent in intercultural communication.


  • Intercultural Communication Competence (ICC)
  • Religion
  • Religiosity.
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