International week: ‘Challenge your borders (too)’

When:
4 February 2019 @ 00:00 – 8 February 2019 @ 00:00
2019-02-04T00:00:00+01:00
2019-02-08T00:00:00+01:00
Where:
HAN University of Applied Sciences
Kapittelweg 33
6525 EN Nijmegen
Netherlands
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Suzanne Koning

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.

 

Application
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
Extra costs:
– Accommodation, for example couch surfing or a youth hostel
– Meals not included in (social) program
– Transportation to airport: €40,- return by train

 

Social program
Monday: Welcome Reception
Tuesday: City walk and Dinner
Wednesday: Dinner
Thursday: Party in city center
Location
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

Flyer Challenge your borders