23 July 2018
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A Peaceful Mind: Mindfulness and Compassion-based Interventions
As our world becomes busier and more interconnected, people's lives take different trajectories towards new futures. This socio-cultural shift also affects our well being. But has our way of understanding individual health and wellness also shifted to adapt to the changes we see in ourselves and others?
Dr Maja Wrzesien
Maja Wrzesien is a postdoctoral researcher (Marie Sklodowska Curie fellow) within the Psychopathology and Development group of the Research Institute of Child Development at the University of Amsterdam. Her research is largely interdisci
Are you in your 3rd or 4th year of your undergraduate (Bachelor) degree?
Or are you a first-year Master's student?
Are you an educated/experienced professional in the field with a desire to learn more?
Are you curious about contemplative practices, the science behind the practice, and its applications in education, mental health and/or organizations?
By the end of the summer programme students will (1) become familiar with state of the art interdisciplinary research related to contemplative practice; (2) gain in-depth knowledge and experience of mindfulness- and compassion-based interventions in multiple settings and across various populations; (3) become familiar with mindfulness and compassion questionnaires, and (4) develop personal experience of mindfulness and compassion meditation and consider practical tools to help incorporating these practices into everyday life.
EUR 1675: Programme fees
The tuition fee includes:
Registration and fees for the International Conference on Mindfulness
Access to all course materials via our digital learning environment
Public transportation card with funds for course excursions
All site visits and excursions
Lunch on class days
Transcript from the UvA (upon completion of all academic components)
EUR 500: Housing fee (tentative)
U21/LERU Partial Scholarship and travel grant
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