International week 2019 – Challenge your borders (too)
This year, International Week 2019 will be held from 4 to 8 February 2019 at the HAN campus in Nijmegen. The aim of the International Week is sharing experiences, practices and knowledge between students and lecturers in the international context of Health and Social Work. This year’s general theme is Challenge your borders too: health and Social Work in international perspective. The main target group of the International Week are second year students of the Bachelor programmes of the Faculty of Health and Social Studies. The International Week provides students and lecturers the opportunity to meet international colleagues and discuss the latest developments in the field and in education.
International student program: Urban Exploration
This programme will be organized next to the annual International Week in Nijmegen. The programme aims to enhance awareness of different kinds of public health issues. Subjects will be studied and adapted both from an European perspective and from the the context of the hosting country. Students will be divided over several neighborhoods of Nijmegen. Social structure and public health care will be studied through visits of health care organizations and interviews with local health care professionals an citizens.
Participants need to be nominated by their university. Please contact your local international coordinator. After nomination, student need to register at: Suzanne.Koning@han.nl
Registrations opens at 1 October and closes 15 December
Cost and accommodation
Application fee: free
International student program: Urban Exploration:
Included: social program and field trips
– Accommodation, for example couch surfing or a youth hostel
– Meals not included in (social) program
– Transportation to airport: €40,- return by train
Monday: Welcome Reception
Tuesday: City walk and Dinner
Thursday: Party in city center
Nijmegen is a municipality and a city in the Dutch province of Gelderland. It is situated on the Waal river, close to the German border. Nijmegen is the oldest city in the Netherlands
On behalf of the Centre for Planning and Evaluation of Social Services (ZPE), University of Siegen and the European Association of Services Providers for Persons with Disabilities (EASPD) We are pleased to invite you to take part in the 2019 Joint Research Forum of the “European research platform for inclusive community planning and service development for people with disabilities (EURECO), taking place in Brussels on 25-26 March 2019.
EURECO is an initiative of ZPE, University of Siegen and EASPD aimed at bringing research and practice together for more innovative research on inclusive community development.
The forum will welcome representatives of European research institutions working in the fields of disability, community planning and inclusive services, as well as other experts and representatives of disability service providers.
Participate as speaker
As usual, participants of the EURECO Research Forum will be actively involved in the meeting. You are invited to participate in discussions or share your ideas, findings, updates in the Open Mic session one Day 2. Please let me know as soon as possible if you think you have something important and relevant to share with all of us!
Enclosed you find:
- Preliminary programme of the research forum
North Rhine-Westphalia State Representation, Rue Montoyer 47, 1000 Brussels, Belgium.
The participants of the Forum are invited to a networking dinner prior to the meeting, on March 25, 2019 at 19.00. Venue to be confirmed.
Participation in the forum as well as in the networking dinner is free of charge.
Travel and accommodation
Participants are responsible for arranging and covering travel & accommodation. Limited budget is available for covering travel costs, excluding accommodation, (in exceptional cases) that cannot be reimbursed otherwise.
As the maximum number of participants is limited, the registration is on first come first served basis.
To register follow this link https://goo.gl/CEYvnE
IV International Conference on Health Research:
responding to the changing world
The IV International Conference on Health Research: responding to the changing world aims to focus on research responses to the rapid changes at the global level, based on political, social, cultural, educational and economic transformations that influence health. It also provides an opportunity for academics and professionals from different health areas to bridge knowledge and promote interest in health care research and development. This conference will take place at the Portuguese Red Cross Northern Health School, on April 10, 11 and 12, 2019. Evidence-based practice in health is extremely important for a safe care, adequate and scientifically valid practice. All health processes and procedures must be properly contextualized, consistent and rigorous so that they are valid and recognized by the scientific and global community. The challenge is to build an innovative response in global health, health education, family and community health, responses to health / disease processes, health information systems and technologies, virtual reality and simulation. Following previous editions we intend to promote collaboration of excellency between academics and practicionners from the various health disciplines in the creation of research networks.
Are you looking for:
1) sharing research results;
2) possibility to publication your works;
3) networking with international researchers;
4) workshops that will give you practical experience about iterative learning in higher education: innovative methodologies.
Look no further, don’t miss out and enrol before the 28th of February !
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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
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