MINOR APPLIED POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY
In this international minor we will look at the scientific knowledge on happiness and wellbeing and at the factors that lead to a sense of wellbeing, meaning and connection. Based on this knowledge we will look further into and develop interventions that can help individuals, organizations, communities and society at large to flourish.
When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down “happy”. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life’
When being asked the question what do you want most out of life, people from all over the world answer: to be happy! But despite decades of economic growth we are no happier now than sixty years ago. What is happiness and do we really know what makes us happy? Do we give happiness enough priority? Can we influence our own happiness and the happiness of others and how? These (and more) questions are being asked and answered by positive psychologists all over the world and will be addressed in the minor Applied Positive Psychology.
What is Positive Psychology?
Positive Psychology is the scientific study of wellbeing and human flourishing. This new branch on the psychology tree was founded in 2000 by Martin Seligman and Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi. They were not happy about traditional psychology’s emphasis on what is wrong and on weaknesses. Psychology should also look at what is right and at strengths of people. Since then psychologists all over the world started to study happiness, wellbeing and the good life. According to Seligman we can indeed influence our own happiness by changing our actions and by making the right choices. We can flourish individually and together through experiencing positive emotions, engagement, relationships, meaning and accomplishment (PERMA model of wellbeing, 2011).
Is Applied Positive Psychology a minor for you?
Are you interested in psychology in general and in focussing on solutions and human strengths? Are you interested in why we do the things we do and in how we can change our thoughts and behaviour to become happier? Are you interested in helping people, organizations and communities to flourish and become their ‘best possible self’? Are you interested in studying in a multi-cultural community, then you will like this minor!!
Do you want to know more about this exchange programme?
Annemiek Sinnema, coördinator minor Applied Positive Psychology (School of Social Studies) E-mail: email@example.com
More info can be found on the website and flyer:Website Minor Applied Positive Psychology flyer
Summer school: Health, Social studies and Sports
Looking for something different next summer? Want to explore new topics with international classmates? To discover the Dutch approach to issues facing society today? Join the Summer School in Health, Social Studies and Sports.
About the Summer School
This Summer School offers 8 one-week courses in the fields of health, social studies and sports. Interested in just 1 course? No problem. Join us for 1 week of hands-on learning and fun. Want to sign up for 2 or even 3 courses?
Even better! Each course leads to 2 ECTS credits and includes a field trip.
The courses in this Summer School are open to all students.
So you don’t have to be studying in that field to join up.
In fact, that is what makes this Summer School so special.
The opportunity to step into unknown territory: a truly rewarding experience.
Social activities? We’ve got that covered too. Next to your studies, you can join in with lots of fun, social and cultural activities. Like visiting Amsterdam for the weekend.
This way you learn more about the Netherlands and Dutch culture while you’re here!
Summer School Website Summer School flyer
INTERNATIONALISATION OF THE CURRICULUM
HANDS-ON INTERNATIONALISATION @ HOME
This hands-on training course will start with an introduction on the backgrounds and key principles of internationalization of the home curriculum. After that, participants will work on internationalising their own teaching. An important step in the process is the internationalization of current student learning outcomes.
Internationalizing curricula implies giving students the opportunity to experience perspectives from other countries and contexts. This will enable them to become aware that local practices are not uni-versal. An interdisciplinary approach can also provide those other perspectives. Therefore, this train-ing course will incorporate both international and interdisciplinary components to the participants’ teaching. Exchanging and comparing with the work of the other participants will be an important ele-ment of this training course.
HANZE SUMMER SCHOOL
Hanze UAS is proud to announce that three interprofessional summer school programmes in the field of Health will take place:
– Global Health & Quantified Self
– Healthy Ageing
– NEW in 2019: Family Health & Family Care.
* 3 week programme from May 24 until June 14, 2019
* Totally taught in English for health care students from all over the world
* In Groningen, winner of the best and safest student city of the Netherlands
* Learn about European and world wide Health, practices and develop personal competences
* Academic theoretical and social practical programme
* Cultural activities during the week and in the weekends
* Field trips to explore more about Health professions
* 24 hour onsite student support and facilities
* Application deadline:April 1, 2019
* The total course fee: € 1750,00 (everything included except from airfare and daily costs)
* 6 course credits ECTS, grade list and certificate of participation
More information can be found on the Hanze Summer School Website.
Looking forward to receive students from your university and they will experience an unforgettable experience at the Hanze UAS!Summer School Website Summer School flyer
JU SUMMER SCHOOL 2019
JU Summer School consists of two courses offered in English which welcome students from around the world interested in the areas of engineering, management, health and welfare. The courses have special focus in internationalization and sustainability. As a participant in our summer school you will experience academic and applied knowledge as well as a truly international environment.
The two courses are:
– Purchasing Logistics with a Global Perspective
The aim of the course is to give advanced knowledge of logistics in purchasing and supply chain management with a global perspective.
The focus is on the purchasing functions importance for the company result.
– Global Perspective on Health and Welfare
The aim of the course is to provide knowledge and understanding of the global situation related to health and welfare.
More info can be found on the website and flyer.
Summer School Website Summer School flyer
Community Engaged Scholarship:
The ethics in building sustainable relationships with community partners in education
- This is an inter-disciplinary course for educators in health care professions who interesting in the ethics of learning activities outside the classroom. With an increase in educational activities in the community, for example service learning activities, it is important to explore the ethics of these projects, and what steps we as educators can take to build sustainable partnerships with our community partners
- The course will take you on site visits in Amsterdam and will provide you with practical tools to evaluate your current and future community-based projects
- For inspiration, we have invited Leanne Leclair, an Associate professor in Occupational Therapy at the University of Manitoba. She has years of expertise in community health projects, community-based participatory research and community development. She will share her experiences and provide guidance to the participants throughout the course: http://umanitoba.ca/rehabsciences/leclair.html
MORE INFOCommunity Engaged Scholarship Flyer 2019
PROGRAMMECommunity Engaged Scholarship Programme
Please, send the registration form below to firstname.lastname@example.orgRegistration form
SHORT-TERM MOBILITY WEEK
A short international exchange for staff and students
A unique partnership between three European universities (ZHAW, Karolinska Institutet, Amsterdam UAS) open to staff and students from Europe and around the world.
One week international exchange with the aim of strengthening students’ professional identity and enhancing their intercultural communication skills and future international connections.
Each week includes joint projects and expert lectures, as well as social and cultural programs.
Each week includes a staff program.
Short term mobility week 2020
SHORT-TERM MOBILITY WEEK
OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ON THE EDGE
- An international short-term exchange opportunity for students in Occupational Therapy to explore the (re)-emerging work of OT with marginalized populations
- Program includes international guest lectures, an advocacy group project and social activities
- There is also a parallel staff program so please join with staff and students!
Flyer OT on the Edge
TOWARDS THE NEW ERASMUS+ PROGRAMME (2021-2027)
The Universitat de Vic-Universitat Central de Catalunya (UVic-UCC) will be hosting the Erasmus+ Seminar in Vic, Spain on 13-14 February 2020.
Participants will develop skills for writing Erasmus proposals and they will have the chance to explore the new Erasmus Program.
Head of the International Education Projects Unit, at the International Projects Office, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Expert in the pre-award of Erasmus+ project proposals, mainly Erasmus Mundus, Knowledge Alliances and Strategic Partnerships.
Member of the Erasmus+ Spanish Agency Experts Panel. Coordinator of an Erasmus+ /Sport/ Collaborative Partnership project: Sport and Academic Talent Integration through Exchange Programmes in Hockey (STICK) www.stickproject.eu.
Member of the European Commission working group on cooperation projects in higher education for the new Programme, 2021-27.
PROGRAMME/FLYERFlyer Erasmus+ seminar
We are very sorry to inform you that the COHEHRE Conference will not be going ahead at the Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences as planned this year.
There have been extensive discussions between the COHEHRE Council, the RUAS organising team and the RUAS University Executive. In the light of the spread of the Corona Virus, we do not feel we should expose our students and staff to heightened risks of transmission at this time.
We are currently in discussions with the team at RUAS to try to rearrange a date for the conference if at all possible. We will contact you again when we have more information on this.
In the light of this we would be happy to refund any conference fees already paid.
Alternatively, we would be able to carry the fee forward for the new date.
If you would have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Isabelle.email@example.com
INCLUSION AND SUSTAINABILITY IN SUPER-DIVERSE CITIES
1. Students: Education & Diversity
- Lifelong learning
- Customised programmes
- Differences in student lifestyles (socio-cultural)
- International study programmes
- Interprofessional learning
- Technology for education
2. Clients: Practice & Diversity
- Urbanisation and health related issues
- Resilient cities
- How to promote Urban Health?
- New challenges in a diverse society
- Health literacy & prevention
- Inclusion of newcomers
- Sexual diversity within healthcare
- Vulnerable groups (ageing people, disabled people, etc.)
- The use of technology and E-health
3. Healthcare professionals: Labour market & Diversity
- Labour market shortages
- Ageing workforce
- Resilience and burn-out prevention
- Including culturally diverse workforce
- Cultural differences in the field
- The use of technology and E-health
PRELIMINARY PROGRAMMEPreliminary programme 2020