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United Kingdom, London

Ethnographic Methods and Practice

During this intensive one-week course, students will learn how to design and conduct ethnographic fieldwork, integrate ethnography into mixed-methods designs and analyse ethnograph...

Courses 2017

United Kingdom, London

Qualitative Research Methods

The purpose of this course is to equip students to sensitively and critically design, carry out, report, read, and evaluate qualitative research projects. It is taught by a team of...

language English
duration 2 weeks
United Kingdom, Cambridge

Human, Social and Political Sciences (HSPS) *Ages 16-19*

*Ages 16-19* Cambridge SciSearch specialises in scientific teaching – both in the classroom and in the practical setting. We are proud of the unique laboratory and programming exp...

language English
duration 2 weeks
Netherlands, Amsterdam

Heritage at War: Cultural Objects in Times of Conflict

Cultural artefacts and antiquities have become part of the arsenal of modern warfare. And its victims. Their deliberate destruction, looting and trafficking has been part and parce...

Netherlands, Amsterdam

Edge of Empire: Exploring the Archaeology of the Roman Frontier in the Netherlands

With Julius Caesar’s conquest of Gaul in the first century BC, the Netherlands became part of Rome’s northern frontier zone on the European continent. It remained so until well int...

Denmark, Aarhus

Get ready for your dissertation

For all students the discipline of the ‘Dissertation’ can be a daunting prospect. This generic course offers you the opportunity to start thinking and planning for your Dissertatio...

Denmark, Aarhus

Visual Anthropology Today: Infrastuctures for Seeing, Thinking, and Knowing

The course gives students a thorough introduction to visual anthropology from film and photography to digital video and social media. The course participants will presented for cla...

Denmark, Aarhus

Digital Living: Identities and Complexities

In this course, participants will explore the topic of digital living by reading and discussing key issues, concepts, and theories of identity in digital contexts. Attitudes about...

Denmark, Aarhus

Coptic Course

Coptic is an Egyptian language that originated in the first centuries of our era and was a later development of Middle Egyptian (hieroglyphs). The language represents a discipline...

Denmark, Aarhus

Game.Play.Design: ReThink VR

Are you interested in digital games and want to know what potentials virtual reality (VR) technologies have to offer in this regard? Today consumer VR technologies, from cardboard...

Denmark, Aarhus

Global Transactions and Intercultural Competence

Are you interested in learning how to cope with intercultural complexities to improve your career prospects? Whatever your job will be after graduation you are likely to be work...

Denmark, Aarhus

Viking Age Scandinavia

During the Viking Age (c. 750 – 1050 AD), Scandinavians suddenly enter the scene of the world known at that time. They were to leave their mark all over Europe and beyond, and cont...

Denmark, Aarhus

Arts Management

Let’s learn how art and culture create economic well-being and jobs, serve as „soft power“ in political disputes, and help us with handling challenges and opportunities like e.g. g...

Denmark, Aarhus

Creative Politics: Social Movements Worldwide

We all are Paris, We all are Neda, We all are Ayotzinapa, We all are Anonymous, We all are Islamic State, We all are Marcos, We all are Hrant and an endless series of global mottos...

Denmark, Aarhus

Experimental Ethnography: Naturecultures in the Anthropocene

The "Anthropocene" is the proposed term to mark a new geological epoch when human industry has overwhelmed many ways of life to the brink of total collapse. Mounting crises from ch...

Denmark, Aarhus

Photography & Anthropology

Through intensive workshop sessions that combine hands-on, practical exercises, lectures and discussions, the course participants will learn to use photography as a tool for social...

United Kingdom, London

Illness, Health and Healing in Ancient Greece

This module offers an introduction to the study of health and disease in ancient Greece, focusing on a selection of texts from the diverse Hippocratic Collection. Prominent Hipp...

United Kingdom, London

Culture, Body, and the City

This module explores the human body as a cultural category, and corporality as an anthropological dilemma. Culturally speaking, the human body can be the most extraordinary thin...

United Kingdom, London

Greek Myth and Epic

This module will examine Greek myths as found in Greek literary (and occasionally, artistic) sources and will provide students with an introduction to the study of Greek mythology...

United Kingdom, London

London Style: Visual Culture / Counter-Culture

This module will demonstrate that present day icons of “London Style” from fashion, film and music are indebted to narratives of counter-culture, comedy, satire and dandyism, from...

United Kingdom, London

The European Character of London

This module will enable students to investigate London’s European identity, through examples of people, language, objects, sites and activities that have enriched London as a Europ...

Greece, Kavala

Culture and consumption: why people buy things they don't need

Drawing on classic and contemporary works of social science—economics, psychology, anthropology, and sociology—along with essays, journalism, and fiction this course will explore a...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4.5 ECTS
Greece, Kavala

Scepticism 101: how to think like a scientist

In this comprehensive course on science and skepticism Dr. Michael Shermer addresses the most mysterious, controversial, and contentious issues of our time involving: science and p...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4.5 ECTS
Greece, Kavala

Ancient greek myths and gender constructs: from antiquity to the present

How and why were myths created and visualized in the ancient Greek world and how have they been used ever since? We will discuss the stories, images and cultural impact of ancient...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4.5 ECTS
Netherlands, Amsterdam

Discover (the) Dutch: Dutch Language and Culture

Dive head-first into the Dutch language, culture, history, and society. Work interactively in our state-of-the-art digital language lab to develop language skills and explore highl...

Germany, Mannheim

Cultural Plurality: Language, Literature, Media

The 2017 Summer School at the University os Mannheim's School of Humanities is focused on concepts of cultural plurality. Students can choose from five classes taught by renowned a...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 18 ECTS
Denmark, Aarhus

Cultural leadership – strategy, legacy and evaluation

Are you interested in ways in which cultural institutions and cultural events create value for individuals, organisations and society? And do you want to learn more about how cultu...

Denmark, Aarhus

Cultural leadership – strategy, legacy and evaluation

Are you interested in ways in which cultural institutions and cultural events create value for individuals, organisations and society? And do you want to learn more about how cultu...

language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 10 ECTS
fee EUR 552
United Kingdom, Birmingham

British Cultural Heritage Programme

The Cultural Heritage programme covers the best of British heritage. You will be able to explore the art, architecture, literature, music, design and popular culture that form the...

Czech Republic, Ostrava

Culture, history and present of the city of Ostrava

Take a historical journey illuminating Ostrava and the heart of Europe from the Middle Age to the end of the 20th century, giving you a unique perspective on the many technical, so...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 400
Netherlands, Amsterdam

Sexuality, Culture and Society | GSSS

The Summer Institute on Sexuality, Culture and Society at the Graduate School of Social Sciences , University of Amsterdam, is an intensive four-week summer course, which focuses o...

Netherlands, Amsterdam

Migration and Integration: Refugees, Rights & Realities

Europe is faced with the largest influx of immigrants since decolonization. Seemingly unprepared, European nations have struggled to handle the new reality. Even the free movement...

Greece, Kavala

Villeins, victims and forensic evidence: an introduction to forensic anthropology theory and practice

Forensic anthropology involves using a variety of methods and theories about human biology to answer medical and legal questions. Forensic anthropologists collaborate closely with...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4.5 ECTS
United Kingdom, London

Working Across Cultures in a Global World

The course springs from the importance of intercultural competencies for the 21st century personal and professional worlds. It starts by supporting students in analysing their inte...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 10 ECTS
Denmark, Aarhus

Evolution, Literature and Film

Over the past forty years, the evolutionary perspective has gradually developed into an explanatory framework that encompasses all things human: anatomy, physiology, behavior, and...

Denmark, Aarhus

Joint Summer Course in Narrativity, Fictionality and Factuality 2017: Counter Narratives in Organizations

This course brings together students from different countries and different subject areas to create a multinational and interdisciplinary teaching environment. The title of this ye...

Denmark, Aarhus

Understanding and Building Resilience in Developing Countries

Resilience in the last decade has moved from a peripheral ecological idea to a central concept in major world debates; e.g. Sustainable Development Goals, climate change adaptation...

United Kingdom, Edinburgh

The Global Impact of Sport

This course enables you to explore the relationship between sport, heritage and culture in Scotland and beyond. It provides an informed practical insight into how sport is increasi...

United Kingdom, London

Human Evolution

This module will explore how London's vibrant historic and intellectual milieu stimulated revolutionary discoveries about the origins of life in general, and the development of hum...

United Kingdom, London

The Dark Side of London

This interdisciplinary module aims to examine the representation of London in a variety of cultural outputs, from the Victorian to the contemporary period. The module will analy...

Switzerland, Geneva

Understanding Islamist Movements: Historical Roots and Current Realities

This course asks how we should understand the various political movements that claim to act in the name of Islam. What do the Islamic State and the various affiliates of al-Qaeda i...

language English
duration 2 weeks
United Kingdom, Belfast

International Summer School on Conflict Transformation and Social Justice

Students taking the programme will examine the theories and practices of conflict transformation from within local and global perspectives that will include case studies of Norther...

language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
United Kingdom, Belfast

International Summer School on Irish Studies

Now in its seventeenth year, the International Summer School on Irish Studies is proving just as popular as ever with participants of all ages coming from all over the world to att...

language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS

Orientalism, Balkanism, Occidentalism: Thinking through discourses of Othering and Conflict

This course will explore different processes and patterns of imagining and constructing “the Other” with a special focus on the way these relate to (violent) conflict, discriminati...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 450
Ireland, Galway

Irish Studies

This course comprises an integrated introduction to Irish Studies incorporating elements from all the contributing disciplines, a series of interdisciplinary seminars focusing on k...

language English
duration 5 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 875
Switzerland, Geneva

Global Africa

Global Africa: New Perspectives on the Changing Role of African States and Societies in a Global World Africa’s role in the international system is becoming increasingly complex...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
fee CHF 900
United Kingdom, London

Culture and the Environment

LSE Summer School offers over 80 three-week courses taught by LSE’s world-renowned faculty. All courses take place on our campus in the heart of Central London. The LSE Summer...

language English
duration 9 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
Netherlands, Amsterdam

Introduction to Sexuality Studies

Sexuality and gender define what it is to be human: they are at the core of our existence. But how does society define and reinforce these concepts? How do these concepts impact ou...

Italy, Pisa

Queer Theories and Studies Summer School “Queer Imaginaries: Transitions, Politics, Intersections”

This intensive summer school, jointly organized by CIRQUE (Centro Interuniversitario di Ricerca Queer) and SQFF (Sicilia Queer Film Fest ) aims to offer young scholars and activist...

Macedonia, Kriva Palanka, Macedonia

Anthropological Aproach to Understanding the Socialism

Socialism as an ideology and as a basis for social arrangement of certain number of countries in the world has been in the focus of the research community since the time of their c...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 270
Macedonia, Kriva Palanka, Macedonia

Research Methodology and Field Techniques

To provide basic outlines on epistemological, methodological and practical matters of ethnographic research. Understanding of the relationship between methodological practice,...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 10 ECTS
fee EUR 270
Macedonia, Kriva Palanka, Macedonia

Political Economy and Society in Socialism

The focus of this course will be: - the nature of economic systems; - planned socialism and market socialism); - the worldwide performance of different systems and the collap...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 270
Macedonia, Kriva Palanka, Macedonia

Visualizing Socialism

students will be introduced with the historical key points of visual anthropology, through watching and analyzing important audiovisual achievements, such as avant-garde experiment...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 270
Netherlands, Amsterdam

Anthropology of Sexuality, Aids and Reproductive Health Wintercourse

The Medical Anthropology and Sociology winter school courses takes place annually in January. These short, intensive courses are designed to offer participants both an overview of...

Netherlands, Amsterdam

Medicine and Human rights in Cross cultural perspective

The Medical Anthropology and Sociology winter school courses takes place annually in January. These short, intensive courses are designed to offer participants both an overview of...

Courses 2016

Germany, Ulm/Neu-Ulm

Unfold the Potential of Europe's Danube Region

The Danube Summer School (DSS) is an annual short term study program for postgraduate students and young professionals, who learn and discuss about facts, challenges and projects o...

Germany, Münster

European Campus of Intercultural Perspectives

Contact with people from other cultures at work and in everyday life is a common fact nowadays, a consequence of increasing globalisation and migration. Intercultural competence ha...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 150
Russia, Nizhny Novgorod

Cultural immersion

The course includes extra Russian language course and a 3-days trip to the traditional riding-horse center "The Grey Horse" where participants will have a chance to explore folk ga...

Ukraine, Lviv

European Minority Rights and Minority Protection Regime

The one week course will provide the participants with thorough knowledge of minority issues covering a variety of topics – from the history of minority rights and international la...

language English
duration 1 week
Russia, Smolensk

Smolensk as a heritage of the region in the historical and cultural space of Russia

The cource is multidisciplinary. It consists of three components. They are history, language and culturology. There are also classes in the Russian language. The program consists o...

language Russian
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 700
Netherlands, Utrecht

The Posthuman Glossary

Contemporary art, science, and the humanities converge on stressing the need for renewed analysis of the re-constructions of the category of the human. This course is based on the...

Netherlands, Utrecht

Conflict Resolution and Mediation Skills

This summer, Utrecht University for Applied Sciences offers you a challenging introduction to conflict resolution and mediation skills. Most studies and professions require a vast...

Sexualities, Cultures and Politics

The Summer School for Sexualities, Cultures, and Politics is permanent project, originally initiated by the Department for Gender Studies at the Institute for Social Sciences and H...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 200
Russia, Nizhny Novgorod

Intercultural Communication: Russian attitudes and values

This course enables the students to understand the “mysterious Russian soul”, the behavior, the dreams and fears of every Russian. This course will help the students who intend to...

duration 2 weeks
credits 1 ECTS
fee EUR 400
Netherlands, Utrecht

Dutch Culture and Language

Students are introduced to the cultural traditions which have developed in the Netherlands from the Golden Age to the present day. Students will learn about distinctive periods in...

Netherlands, Maastricht

Technology and the future of Asia (This course is taught in Dutch)

In Europe, until recently we produced virtually all our products ourselves. Nowadays shops are filled with goods ‘Made in Asia’, especially in China. How did Asian companies manage...

duration 1 week
credits 1.5 ECTS
fee EUR 400
Netherlands, Nijmegen

Debt & Inequality in the 21st Century

Debt and inequality rank among society's most pressing problems. Global socioeconomic inequalities are on the rise and more people and countries are indebted than ever before in hi...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 400
Netherlands, Nijmegen

Gender: a Core Concept in Society and Science

The Department of Sociology and Institute for Gender Studies at Radboud University host leading research on gender inequality and dynamics. The course Gender: a core concept in soc...

duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 525
Denmark, Copehagen

Urban Culture in Theory and Action

The course focuses on cultural entrepreneurship and social innovation in the city by combining urban theory with hands-on practice. Through a combination of lectures, seminars, tut...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
fee EUR 200
Finland, Joensuu

The Schools of Tomorrow - Global Education Sauna

Presentations by and discussions with teacher and classmates of information and reports from global experts on the latest developments in, and future of, global media. Focus will...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 500
Netherlands, Utrecht

Dutch Culture: Society and Current Issues

To offer you a clearcut programme this course will be devoted to two specific themes: Theme 1: Society During the course lecturers will discuss the most characteristic institutions...

Netherlands, Nijmegen

Discover the Netherlands: Field Trips to Amsterdam, Utrecht and Nijmegen

In this course you will discover the Netherlands from various perspectives. You will get a thorough introduction to Dutch culture. Both the “official culture” represented in famou...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 390
Netherlands, Nijmegen

Deutschland und seine Nachbarn: Kollektive Identitäten im Vergleich

In this third summer school Deutschland und seine Nachbarn: Kollektive Identitäten im Vergleich (Germany and its neighbors: Collective Identities Compared) we will address how coll...

language German
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 300
United Kingdom, London

Migration, Radicalisation & the Law

This course constitutes a socio-legal study of how, and with what outcomes, migration, religious and cultural diversity, and radicalisation is being managed in Britain. Drawing on...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
United Kingdom, London

Contemporary Migration Challenges

This course familiarises participants with major issues and controversies within migration research by examining specific case studies from Africa, the Middle East and East Asia. T...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
Denmark, Copenhagen

New Urban Life Across the Globe: Activism and Change in a World of Cities

For the first time in human history, more people now live in cities than outside them, and many of the major political contestations of the 21st Century occur in urban settings. Re...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
fee EUR 200
Denmark, Copenhagen

Roots of Europe

The RoE summer school takes a wide perspective on the origins, possible homeland and subsequent migrations into Europe of the Indo-European peoples by fusing the disciplines of his...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
fee EUR 200
Greece, Konitsa

Konitsa International Summer School in Anthropology, Ethnography and Comparative Folklore of the Balkans

The Konitsa Summer School offers a full academic programme with an emphasis on theoretical, epistemological and methodological issues in Sociocultural Anthropology. It includes cou...

United Kingdom, Oxford

Human Sciences

The scientific study of social behaviour, Human Sciences is the perfect course for those who want to apply an interest in psychology to wider ideas of social change, group activity...

Germany, Berlin

Imagining Germany - German Cinema after the Reunification

Since the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and the (re)birth of a united Germany, topics such as the new role of Berlin as the symbol of unification, what/who is “German”, collectiv...

duration 4 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 900
Netherlands, Utrecht

Dutch Culture: History and Art

Lectures include topics ranging from the Dutch ?Golden Age? to contemporary Dutch art and literature or the Dutch-American relations. During excursions you will visit some of the m...

Netherlands, Utrecht

Discovering the Dutch: Dutch Culture and Society

Every week will be devoted to a specific theme: Theme 1: Dutch Identity and History Lectures will discuss distinctive periods in Dutch history such as the productive Golden Age of...

Netherlands, Utrecht

Contemporary and International Conflict Management

You will learn to map, analyse and frame contemporary conflict, and be introduced to theories that attempt to explain armed conflict. All this serves to sharpen your conceptual and...

United Kingdom, Brighton

Anthropology of the Body

This module provides you with a solid theoretical grounding of the anthropological literature related to the body and you will consider how different societies and cultures portray...

duration 4 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
United Kingdom, Brighton

Power Play: Issues of Representation and Power in Contemporary British Media

In our contemporary culture diverse social media networks are embedded in everyday life. So has this proliferation of infinite imagery overwhelmed paradigms of traditional stereoty...

duration 4 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
Netherlands, Utrecht (Utrecht University)

The Making of Europe - From Middle Ages to Modernity

Taking the beautiful city of Utrecht as a starting point, this course will bring you the opportunity to really ‘step into history’. The many museums, cathedrals and canals of Utrec...

Netherlands, Tilburg

Dealing With Cultural Diversity: Theory and Practice

The course is about globalization, migration, and internationalization. You will for example learn what psychology have to say about societies that become more multicultural, inter...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 850
Austria, Different European Cities like Salzburg, Vienna, Prague, Heidelberg, Strasbourg, Reims, Paris and Venice, Florence and Bologna

Chinese-Austrian-EU Summer School

This Summer School opens up the possibility for students from China and the world to visit Europe for four weeks in order to be able to gain an intensive insight into our political...

language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
Estonia, Tallinn

Information and Knowledge Management in Digital Environment

The course focuses on the typology of information and knowledge, identification of information and knowledge needs, and the acquisition, discovery, storage, organization, sharing,...

duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 300
France, Paris

A French cultural experience: fashion, gastronomy, perfumes

Paris is a dream city for anyone interested in fashion, culture, history, arts... French craftsmanship and savoir-faire are recognized worldwide and build on centuries of history a...

language English
duration 2 weeks
Russia, St.Petersburg

Linguistics, Cognition, and Culture

The St. Petersburg Institute of Linguistics, Cognition and Culture (NYI) is an advanced study program organized every July in St. Petersburg, Russia at St. Petersburg State Univers...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 8 ECTS
fee USD 240
Russia, Durrës, Country: Albania

Memory, Trauma, Representation: Perspectives from the Fields of War, Gender, and Refugee Studies

Classes are held from 9.00 to 15.00 Monday to Friday Saturday and Sunday – free time. Working languages English and Russian. An interpreter provided All participants who at...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 10 ECTS
Russia, Durrës, Country: Albania

Bodies of war

Classes are held from 9.00 to 15.00 Monday to Friday Saturday and Sunday – free time. Working languages English and Russian. An interpreter provided All participants who at...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 10 ECTS
Netherlands, Maastricht

Intercultural Communication

Intercultural communication skills are crucial in today’s every changing world. As we encounter the challenges of globalized business and rapid cross cultural communication in our...

duration 3 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 900
France, Caen

Equestrian Normandy

Oral and written communication, reinforcement of grammatical structures, vocabulary enrichment, work in a digital audio lab. For students who do not wish to register for an option...

Netherlands, Utrecht

Dutch Culture in a European Context

During the first two weeks you will analyse Europe?s cultural pluralism and its varied identities that still exist today. The topics we will study, will help you to understand the...

Netherlands, Utrecht

European Cultures and Identities

The topics we will study during your stay in Utrecht, will help you to understand the complicated structure of Europe and may shed some light on the motives for integration as well...

Netherlands, Utrecht

European Studies

The topics we will study during your first two weeks in Utrecht, will help you to understand the complicated structure of Europe and will shed light on the motives for integration...

Netherlands, Utrecht

European Politics and Economy

This course offers students an introduction to the political landscape of Europe. Central to the course is the European Union (EU), a political partnership between 28 democratic Eu...

Netherlands, Utrecht

European Encounters: Diversity and Integration from West to East

This course is a joint programme on European integration of Utrecht University?s Summer School and the International Summer University of the University of Tartu. The first two wee...

Netherlands, Utrecht

Migration, Integration and Ethnic Relations

This course introduces students to social scientific theories and empirical research on international migration, the integration of immigrants and their children, and reactions of...

Netherlands, Utrecht

Cognitive Neuropsychology: From Patients to Functional Models

Cognitive Neuropsychology has strongly been inspired by fascinating reports of patients such as Broca?s mister ?Tan?, who could only utter a single world after frontal lobe ailm...

Netherlands, Madrid (Spain), Maastricht (Netherlands) and Budapest (Hungary)

A European Triangle: 6-week programme in Madrid, Maastricht and Budapest

A 6-week summer programme of Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (Spain), Maastricht Summer School (the Netherlands), and the Central European University in Budapest (Hungary) Fro...

duration 6 weeks
credits 9 ECTS
China, Beijing (Peking University)

China, the US, Europe and the Rise of Asia: Ideas, Culture and Perceptions

Using historical, cultural, and sociological documents and data, this course examines the dominant self-perception of what are arguably the three most important global players, the...

Italy, Rome (Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore)

The Making of Europe - Rise of Civilization

Discover Europe’s roots in this two-weeks course that takes you to the ‘Eternal City’: Rome, Italy. During this course you will make a voyage from Antiquity to the later Middle Age...

Netherlands, Utrecht (Utrecht University)

European Cultures and Identity

Ever wondered what makes Europeans ‘European’? During this course you will uncover the answers while staying at the beautiful medieval city of Utrecht. You will not only uncover Eu...

Netherlands, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome campus & Utrecht University, Utrecht & Freie Universität Berlin/FUBiS, Berlin

The Making of Europe – special track

Dive into the history of Europe and its role on the world stage with this multidisciplinary approach to numerous life-changing events from a political, economic and societal perspe...

Italy, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome campus & Utrecht University, Utrecht & Freie Universität Berlin/FUBiS, Berlin

The Making of Europe – special track

Dive into the history of Europe and its role on the world stage with this multidisciplinary approach to numerous life-changing events from a political, economic and societal perspe...

Germany, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome campus & Utrecht University, Utrecht & Freie Universität Berlin/FUBiS, Berlin

The Making of Europe – special track

Dive into the history of Europe and its role on the world stage with this multidisciplinary approach to numerous life-changing events from a political, economic and societal perspe...

United Kingdom, London

Development and Conflict

This course looks at trends in violent conflict in the late 20th and early 21st centuries and asks whether there have been significant changes in the type of violent conflicts. I...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
United Kingdom, London

Gender and Politics in the Middle East

This course offers in-depth insight into key issues in the study of gender and politics in the Middle East. It provides a specific area focus for students interested in women’s stu...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
United Kingdom, London

Gender, Conflict and Law

This course provides students with an introduction to the gendered contours of armed conflict, looking at the different understandings of conflict (from local to the international)...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
United Kingdom, London

NGOs and Social Movements: The Politics of Protest and Change

This course provides a critical introduction to NGOs, the nature and impact of social protest, how they have interacted and influenced each other, and how they have globalised. It...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
United Kingdom, London

Approaches to Global Migration

This course examines international migration and diaspora politics as key features of contemporary world politics. It gives a strong introduction to the politics of migration; theo...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
United Kingdom, London

Migrant Cultures in Britain

This course focuses on the African and Asian communities that have been created, and the contributions they have made, to contemporary British society and culture. The course begin...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
United Kingdom, Cambridge

University of Cambridge Interdisciplinary Summer Programme

This interdisciplinary programme split into three two-week terms offers courses covering a wide variety of subjects, including archaeology, politics, philosophy, psychology, econom...

Germany, Bayreuth

African Studies

Week 1 Africas in the World. Migrating/Travelling Ideas and Persons – the Example of West-Africa The students of the Bayreuth International Summer School will be provided with a...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 10 ECTS
Italy, San Gemini

The History of Food in Italy

This 2 week program gives an overview of the evolution of the food system in Italy. By food system we mean everything to do with food, including its production, storage, processing...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 2 ECTS
Italy, Acquapendente

Walling: breaking and barring reality, creating an unreal state and the absurd with to overcome it

Contemporary challenges related to borders and encirclement, such as colonisation, migration, integration, can only be understood properly in a long-term perspective. This summer s...

duration 1 week
Germany, Bremen

Europe Asia Dynamics

This course comprises 6 topics per 10 contact hours: - Political dimension: Asia’s Relation with Europe - Historical dimension: Historical interactions between Asia and Europe -...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 800
Bulgaria, Plovdiv

Intangible Cultural Heritage Research and Management

Designed for advanced degree students, public and private sector executives, the ICH Research & Management International Summer School delivers theoretical and practical framework...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 125
France, Nice-Toulouse-Angers-Paris

Tourism Destination Management

Courses take place over a four-week period: THE RIVIERA -TOULOUSE - ANGERS PARIS. The summer school programme is a unique opportunity for students to travel in France and study to...

language English
duration 4 weeks
United Kingdom, Brighton

British Popular Culture

What are the most influential debates that have shaped the study of popular culture? Why the apparent contradiction between the ‘difficulty’ of theory and the ‘ease’ of popular cul...

duration 4 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
United Kingdom, Brighton

English Folklore

Ancient traditions flourish in England, a land rich in folklore. We shall examine the survival of fascinating old customs such as hazardously chasing cheeses down a steep Glouceste...

duration 4 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
United Kingdom, Brighton

The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle

Ever since Elvis Presley wiggled his hips and Jerry Lee Lewis married his underage cousin, the music industry and the media have been locked in a mutually dependent relationship th...

duration 4 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
United Kingdom, Brighton

The London Look: Fashion and Style

This module unpicks the ‘London Look’, examining the historic and cultural factors that form the roots for today’s cutting edge designers Vivienne Westwood, Jasper Conran, Ozwald B...

duration 4 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
United Kingdom, Brighton

Culture, Social Change and Development

This module examines how development practices are embedded in cultural contexts. You explore the theoretical debates and how these inform orientations and interactions ‘on the gro...

duration 4 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
United Kingdom, Brighton

Human Rights: Bridging Theory and Practice

You consider some of the key achievements of the human rights movement around the world. Themes discussed will include the philosophical and political roots of modern human rights,...

duration 4 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
United Kingdom, London

Culture and Society of the Middle East and Arabic or Persian Language

This course offers an introduction to the theories and methods of studying culture and deals with the history and development of Middle Eastern and North African (MENA) culture fro...

language English
duration 5 weeks
Turkey, Istanbul

Summer Research Program for Undergraduate Students

Koç University Summer Research Program is for motivated undergraduates from different universities who want to improve their research skills and plan to attend graduate school. The...

Germany, Bremen

Cross-Cultural Competence

Excellent business knowledge and advanced technology are not always enough to effectively compete in the increasing global work environment. The collision of various cultural expec...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 10 ECTS
fee EUR 950
Netherlands, Middelburg

What Does it Mean to 'Decolonize'? Introducing the Decolonial Option

This summer course will address both the theoretical and vivencial/experiential aspects required to decolonize. Decoloniality will be construed as processes of delinking from moder...

France, Caen

Culture & Heritage

Oral and written communication, reinforcement of grammatical structures, vocabulary enrichment, work in a digital audio lab. Optional module : CULTURE & HERITAGE - CIE 1 and/or C...

duration 3 weeks
fee EUR 830
Netherlands, Groningen

Beyond Horizons - Transmitting and Writing New Identities of Minorities and Migrants in Europe

This summer school will examine the function and meaning of cultural transfer as an important tool to build up sustainable societies. Special attention will be paid to minorities a...

Malta, Xlendi

Off The Beaten Track

The course runs for 20 days, during three editions in the summer of 2016 (see dates on the bottom of the home page). The working days of the week will be reserved for fieldwork, fi...

duration 10 weeks
credits 9 ECTS
Poland, Słubice / Frankfurt (Oder)

Cultures in Transition: Europe 1985-2004

The focus of this course is “Cultures in Transition.” It focuses on different aspects of everyday life and society in Europe, and shows how ideas circulated from place to place bef...

language English
duration 6 weeks
credits 9 ECTS
Germany, Słubice / Frankfurt (Oder)

Minorities in Times of Transition

The course will focus on two interdisciplinary topics: 1) development of minority policies and 2) social and identity changes of ethnic minorities in Central and Eastern Europe. Wi...

language English
duration 6 weeks
credits 9 ECTS
Sweden, Stockholm/Flemingsberg

Cultural Memory of Europe: East and West

This course aims to enhance understanding of the impact of cultural memory on contemporary discourse in the Baltic Sea region. It will offer seminars on the history and nature of c...

language English
duration 5 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
fee SEK 900
Czech Republic, Olomouc

Contested geographies: old and new connections between the Middle Kingdom and its neighbours

Our one-week intensive summer school will bring together scholars and students to discuss and learn about the Central Asia as well as other neighbours of the Middle Kingdom. This s...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 4 ECTS
Italy, Venice

Public Health and Human Rights

he importance of public health is growing and this theme has a potential to become one most pressing issues in the future. For example, Millennium Development Goals (MDGs are: comb...

language English
credits 10 ECTS
Russia, Durrës, Country: Albania

Gender violence in war conflicts

Classes are held from 9.00 to 15.00 Monday to Friday Saturday and Sunday – free time. Working languages English and Russian. An interpreter provided All participants who at...

language English
credits 10 ECTS
Russia, Durrës, Country: Albania

Migration, displacement and entrapment in contemporary war conflicts

Classes are held from 9.00 to 15.00 Monday to Friday Saturday and Sunday – free time. Working languages English and Russian. An interpreter provided All participants who at...

language English
credits 10 ECTS
Russia, Durrës, Country: Albania

Cultural representations of trauma: in art, literature and cinema

Classes are held from 9.00 to 15.00 Monday to Friday Saturday and Sunday – free time. Working languages English and Russian. An interpreter provided All participants who at...

language English
credits 10 ECTS
Czech Republic, Prague

World on the move – and Europe? : Migration, Identity, Security

The objective of the Spring University Prague 2016, “World on the move – and Europe?”, organized by Charles University in Prague, is to provide students with a broad understanding...

duration 2 weeks
credits 8 ECTS
fee EUR 770
Netherlands, Utrecht

Dutch Culture and Language

Students are introduced to the cultural traditions which have developed in the Netherlands from the Golden Age to the present day. Students will learn about distinctive periods in...

Courses 2015

Germany, Trier

Methodological Intersections: Trier Digital Humanities Autumn School

The Trier Center for Digital Humanities at Trier University and the University of Luxembourg invite PhD students and postdoctoral scholars to participate in our inaugural Internati...

Czech Republic, Prague

Reconfiguring Europe: an Old Continent in a New Millennium

The objective of the Summer University Prague 2015, “Reconfiguring Europe: an Old Continent in a New Millennium”, is to provide students with a broad understanding of the most sign...

Belgium, Antwerp

Visual Methods Seminar

The 2015 IVMS will emphasize visual studies of urban cultures and the application of visual methods in general to research and teaching. Seminar activities are designed and led by...

duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
Netherlands, Utrecht

Existential Questions Regarding Life Issues

What kind of existential questions people face and how can they be guided in those life issues? During this course these themes will be presented through lectures by experts. In wo...

Netherlands, Utrecht

Human/Inhuman/Posthuman

The intensive course “Human/Inhuman/Posthuman” offers an introduction to contemporary debates around posthumaninsm and the so-called ‘posthuman turn’, as well as Rosi Braidotti’s b...

Netherlands, Utrecht (NL)

Migration, Integration and Ethnic Relations

This course introduces students to social scientific theories and empirical research on international migration, the integration of immigrants and their children, and reactions of...

Sexualities, Cultures, and Politics

 OBLIGATORY COURSES (16-19 Aug)  Lee Edelman (Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, USA): Queer Theory Teaches Us Nothing: Pedagogy, Philosophy, Psychoanalysis (16-17 Aug)...

duration 1 week
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 300
Netherlands, Utrecht (NL)

Intercultural Competences: Being Effective in an International Context

Are you interested in and/or working internationally? This week-long course will support you in operating effectively across (international) borders. In the course you will get fam...

Finland, Helsinki

Museums and Memorial Sites: Displaying and remembering minorities

The objective of this multidisciplinary course is to teach how different minorities have been taken into consideration in museums and memorials and to advance the students’ underst...

duration 3 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 640
Finland, Helsinki

Heavy Metal Music in Contemporary History and Society

This course explores the development of the popular music style of Heavy Metal. The primary focus will be on the history of the genre and its importance in contemporary western soc...

duration 3 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 640
Finland, Helsinki

Gender, Culture and Politics

This course is an overview of Finnish gender studies today, both in the humanities and the social sciences. As such, the course also provides insights into contemporary society, de...

duration 3 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 640
Finland, Helsinki

Intercultural Communication and Multilingualism

What is meant by Intercultural Communication? What are the contexts in which Intercultural Communication typically occurs and what are its distinguishing features? Which factors co...

duration 3 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 640
Finland, Helsinki

Developing Intercultural Awareness of Selfness and Otherness

During this course participants will reflect on self- and otherness, and critically review the supposedly culturally determined differences usually highlighted in intercultural com...

duration 3 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 640
Netherlands, Utrecht (NL)

Dutch Culture: Society and Current Issues

This course will explore the question of Dutch identity by placing the Dutch society in a wider European and transatlantic perspective. You will learn about the real role of the wi...

Netherlands, Utrecht (NL)

Holocaust and Genocide in Modern Europe

During the Second World War, about 6 million Jews were killed by the Nazi’s and their collaborators. Anne Frank, the teenager who was forced to go into hiding in war-time Amsterdam...

Netherlands, Utrecht (NL)

The 20th Century: Europe in Three Wars

When asked about the twentieth century, most people’s first association are either Hitler or the Second World War. But during the twentieth century, Europe not just experienced one...

Germany, Heidelberg

Walking the line – Art of Border Zones in Times of Crisis

The production and circulation of art in times of crisis is the topic of this year’s summer school hosted by the Cluster of Excellence “Asia and Europe in a Global Context”. At the...

duration 1 week
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 250
Netherlands, Utrecht

Dutch Culture: History and Art

This course will explore the question of Dutch identity by placing the history and art of the Netherlands in a wider European and transatlantic perspective. During this course you...

Netherlands, Utrecht (NL)

Discovering the Dutch: Dutch Culture and Society

This special track will explore the question of Dutch identity by placing the history of the Netherlands and Dutch art in a wider European and transatlantic perspective. Students w...

Spain, San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Madrid

Arabic Codicology: The Islamic Handwritten Tradition and its Reception in the El Escorial Collection

The course, co-organised by Al-Furqan Foundation and the Complutense University, and directed by Nuria Martínez-de-Castilla, will be taught by specialists of Arabic manuscripts, am...

duration 1 week
fee EUR 215
Portugal, Peniche

Heritage and Creativity

The Heritage and Creativity summer course for adult learners is a one-week course (13 to 17 July 2015) held in Peniche, Portugal, aiming at the study of Heritage and Creativity iss...

duration 1 week
fee EUR 200
Netherlands, Utrecht

European Cultures and Identities

This course offers an introduction to Europe, a continent of great diversity. Each of its countries and peoples carry their own cultures, religions, and traditions, yet the majorit...

Netherlands, Utrecht

European Politics

Central to the course is the European Union (EU), a political partnership between 28 democratic European countries with almost 500 million citizens which has become a major player...

Netherlands, Utrecht

Dutch Culture in a European Context

In this special track students will analyse how national cultures are affected by and react to the European integration process. Subsequently they will focus on the national identi...

Netherlands, Utrecht (NL)

European Studies

This special track offers you the opportunity to explore Europe, a continent of great diversity. In the first two weeks you will explore European Culture. After that you will be in...

Netherlands, Utrecht (NL)

Contemporary Cities, Challenges and Opportunities

Cities are both economic engines, dynamic, creative, cultural hubs and concentrations of poverty, inequality, pollution and congestion. While the benefits of urban life are plentif...

Netherlands, Middelburg (NL)

Social Inclusion and Human Rights

This course equips professionals with the knowledge and skills to advance social inclusion through a human rights framework. Through a combination of classroom hours and site visit...

Greece, Lesvos island, Plomari

Cultures Migrations Borders

For the fourth year the Department of Social Anthropology and History of the University of the Aegean and the Institute of Migration and Ethnic Studies of the University of Amsterd...

duration 2 weeks
credits 8 ECTS
fee EUR 400
Austria, Vienna

Vienna Summer School on Digital Humanities

Traditional research in the social sciences and humanities is challenged by the emergence of new methods and tools that allow us to gain and compute more knowledge integrating vari...

duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 80
Netherlands, Utrecht

Old Catholic Theology in its Ecumenical Context

The course offers an introduction to Old Catholic theology in an ecumenical context. Old Catholic theology is understood as the main theological currents as they exist in Union of...

Netherlands, Utrecht (NL)

Stolen Memories: Museums, Slavery and (De)Coloniality

The 2015 edition of the Annual Decolonial Summer School will be devoted to exploring Stolen Memories of the colonized. After introducing the main framework of decolonial thought, i...

Italy, Acquapendente

The Political Anthropology of Artificial Creation: Technology in Politics, in Economics and in Art

The theme of our 2015 Summer School is technology, understood as a modality of ‘artificial creation’. The central aim is to problematize the taken for granted character of technolo...

duration 1 week
Poland, Lublin

Jewish Life and History

Main idea of the course is to help participants to discover the heritage of Ashkenazi Jews in the heart of former Yiddishland. The course will address following topics: • The he...

duration 2 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
Malta, Mellieha

Naturale spoken English

General English language course (20 lesson) + Accommodation in a self catering apartment + Aeroport transfer

Ireland, Wexford

English as a Foreign Language

Specialized, small group, 2-week, fully-inclusive summer packages, living with the Forrest family in the heart of the beautiful Irish countryside, combining English tuition with an...

duration 8 weeks
fee EUR 795
Czech Republic, Prague

Reconfiguring Europe: an Old Continent in a New Millennium

The objective of the Spring University Prague 2015, „Reconfiguring Europe: an Old Continent in a New Millennium“, provided by Charles University in Prague, is to provide students w...

duration 2 weeks
credits 8 ECTS
fee EUR 750

Courses 2014

Czech Republic, Prague

Reconfiguring Europe: an Old Continent in a New Millennium

The objective of the Summer University Prague 2014, „Reconfiguring Europe: an Old Continent in a New Millennium“, is to provide students with a broad understanding of the most sign...

Netherlands, Utrecht

Identity and Interdisciplinarity in Games and Play Research

The first interdisciplinary European summer school in "Game and Play research" will take place 16-31 August 2014 at Utrecht University in The Netherlands. It is is aimed at talente...

Summer School For Sexualities, Cultures, and Politics 2014

COURSE 1: WILD BODIES: GENDER, SEXUALITY AND POWER (LECTURER: JACK HALBERSTAM) In this course we will read contemporary theorists of the body and power to articulate understan...

duration 1 week
credits 9.9 ECTS
fee EUR 220
Bulgaria, Pravets

Fulbright International Summer Institute

The Fulbright International Summer Institute (FISI) is an academic and cultural program created by the Bulgarian-American Fulbright Commission in 2002. FISI offers one-week inte...

Germany, Munich

Politics, Economies, and Societies of the Middle East

This program provides students with broad understanding of political, economic and societal developments in the contemporary Middle East. It is based on an interdisciplinary approa...

duration 3 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 750
Netherlands, Utrecht

Dutch Culture: Society and Current Issues

This course will explore the question of Dutch identity by placing the Dutch society in a wider European and transatlantic perspective. You will analyze internationally debated iss...

Denmark, Horsens

Intercultural Communication

By living in Europe the crucial step in your career will be to become an intercultural communicator. In the global market it is very important to understand the cultural differen...

duration 3 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 100
Nepal, Kathmandu

Religious Unity and Diversity Within Hinduism and Buddhism in Historical and Contemporary Perspective

Two of the world's largest religions, Hinduism and Buddhism, have peacefully coexisted in the Kathmandu valley of Nepal for centuries. Many of the common religious practices Nepali...

duration 3 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
Netherlands, Utrecht

European Identity: Cultures and Institutions

Each European country has its own cultures, religions, traditions and languages. Despite this rich and enduring cultural diversity, European countries have for decades been engaged...

Denmark, Aarhus

Experimental Methods in the Study of Cognition and Culture

The interface between culture and cognition is a fast-developing research area attracting numerous scholars and scientists with different backgrounds. Neuroscientists, psychologist...

duration 4 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
Netherlands, Utrecht

Discovering the Dutch: Dutch Culture and Society

This special track will explore the question of Dutch identity by placing the history of the Netherlands and Dutch art in a wider European and transatlantic perspective. Furthermor...

Netherlands, Utrecht (Breukelen, Nyenrode Campus)

Dutch Culture: History and Art

This course will explore the question of Dutch identity by placing the history of the Netherlands and Dutch art in a wider European and transatlantic perspective. Furthermore, you...

Netherlands, Utrecht (Utrecht City Campus)

Contemporary and International Conflict Management

Conflict management has become a prominent field of inquiry and practice in three main areas: scholarly, policy-oriented, and operational. In this setting, the course aims to enhan...

Germany, Bielefeld

Academic Reflections and Media Practice on Politics and Culture

The international Summer School, "Broadcasting the Americas: Academic Reflections and Media Practice on Politics and Culture", is an Erasmus IP project of nine European universitie...

duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 90
Italy, Rome

Sapienza Summer School - Italian Language and Culture

Sapienza Summer School targets foreign students and it focuses on the Italian language and culture. It consists of two independent and parallel courses, taught in English and in It...

duration -24 week
credits 4 ECTS
Italy, Rome

Text, Memory, Monument

The Italian Renaissance (c. 1350–1550) is a key period in European cultural history. Italian Renaissance writers and artists were instrumental in modelling our view of the individu...

duration 2 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
Italy, Modica - Marzamemi - Isfahan (Iran)

Management of Artistic and Cultural Events

The aim of this Summer School is to provide the tools to design, plan, prepare and organize art events and exhibitions and workshops in order to train professionals capable of desi...

duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 200
Netherlands, Utrecht (Utrecht City Campus)

International Leadership and Managing Transcultural Conflict

This interactive course gives an overview of different theories on (business) leadership, the influence of globalisation and culture, and leadership conflicts that might arise in a...

Denmark, Horsens

Intercultural Communication

By living in Europe the crucial step in your career will be to become an intercultural communicator. In the global market it is very important to understand the cultural differen...

duration 3 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 100
Netherlands, Utrecht

Dutch Culture in a European Context

In the first two weeks students will analyse how national cultures are affected by and react to the European integration process. Subsequently they will focus on the national ident...

Netherlands, Utrecht + Tartu (Estonia)

European Integration: the EU from West to East

This course is a joint programme on European integration of Utrecht University’s Summer School and the International Summer University of the University of Tartu. The first two wee...

Denmark, Aarhus

Cultural Im/materialities: Contagion, Affective Rhythms and Mobilizations

The summer school wants to explore the role of affect, suggestive rhythms and contagion for the somatic mobilization of agents across a range of socio-cultural situations (e.g. pro...

duration 1 week
Spain, Barcelona

Destination Barcelona: la ciudad y su escritura

Destination Barcelona: la ciudad y su escritura es un curso en que, a través de la conceptualización y el desarrollo de un proyecto periodístico (un fanzine, un diario, una revista...

duration 6 weeks
credits 5 ECTS

Courses 2013

Denmark, Aarhus

Images of Scandinavia: Film, Crime Fiction and Aesthetic Culture

What is Scandinavia and what does the region have to offer from the point of view of art and cul-ture? These are the key concerns of this Summer School. The Summer School is divide...

duration 3 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
Denmark, Aarhus

Institutions, Morality, and Punishment

In this course we will investigate the relationship between state policy and law implementation from respectively a social, political and philosophical perspective. The course will...

duration 2 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
Denmark, Aarhus

The Gospel of John: New Perspectives in Scholarship

This course is an introduction to the Gospel of John in light of three major approaches in present-day research: The narratological perspective (Culpepper et al.), the history-of-g...

duration 2 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
Netherlands, Utrecht (Utrecht City Campus)

Critical Theory, Culture and Citizenship

This is an intensive course convened and taught by Rosi Braidotti and an interdisciplinary team of co-teachers. It consists of keynote lectures in the morning and three thematic tu...

Netherlands, Utrecht (Utrecht City Campus)

Creative Peace and Human Rights Education

“[S]ince wars begin in the minds of men, it is in the minds of men that the defenses of peace must be constructed” (Archibald MacLeish) Due to a change of conflict patterns in t...

Denmark, Aarhus

Experimental Methods in the Study of Cognition and Culture

The interface between culture and cognition is a fast-developing research area attracting numerous scholars and scientists with different backgrounds. Neuroscientists, psychologist...

duration 4 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
Denmark, Aarhus, Denmark & Gothenburg, Sweden

The Scandinavian Experience

The course will provide a basic overview over Scandinavian modern history and society. It will do so by focusing on the concept, The Scandinavian model. The course will look into t...

duration 3 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
Italy, Rome

Text - Memory - Monument

The Italian Renaissance (c. 1350-1550) is a key period in European cultural history. Italian Renaissance writers and artists were instrumental in modeling our view of the individua...

duration 2 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
Netherlands, Utrecht (Utrecht City Campus)

Digital Humanities: State-of-the-Art

This course introduces students to the state-of-the-art in the field of digital humanities. The availability of vast quantities of internet-accessible digital data, and the develop...

Netherlands, Utrecht (Utrecht City Campus)

Comparative Study of Asia and Europe

This course offers students a framework to think in a comparative way about the development of Western European and Asian societies. The emphasis will be on the UK, Netherlands, an...

Denmark, Aarhus

Viking Age Scandinavia

During the Viking Age (c. 700 – 1050 AD), Scandinavians suddenly enter the scene of the world known at that time. They were to leave their mark all over Europe and beyond, and cont...

duration 4 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
Greece, Eressos, Lesvos island

Language, gender, and sexuality: Discourses of precarious citizenship in precarious times – the Balkan experience

LAGESEC 2013 is an interdisciplinary summer school focusing on language, gender, and sexuality and its implications for citizenship in the geopolitical area of the Balkans. It brin...

duration 2 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
fee EUR 450
Netherlands, Middelburg

Fresh and Salt Groundwater in Deltaic Regions: Mathematics, Numerical Modeling and Applications

Seawater intrusion is probably one of the most severe threats to fresh water resources in deltaic/coastal regions all over the world. In general, this is due to overexploitation of...

Poland, Krakow

Nation, Democracy and Citizenship in Central Europe

The Centre for European Studies at the Jagiellonian University is happy to announce its 2013 Summer School Program. Entitled, "Nation, Democracy and Citizenship in Central Europe"...

duration 3 weeks
credits 8 ECTS

Courses 2012

Netherlands, Utrecht

Migration, Integration and Ethnic Relations

Migration has made European countries ethnically and culturally more diverse. Host populations have to adapt to migrants and their religion and culture, while migrants have to find...

Denmark, Aarhus

Intensive Program in Narratology

Narrative Theories in Action’ is an Intensive Programme in Narratology (IPIN), designed to meet the needs of students interested in a brief but challenging educational experience d...

duration -50 week
credits 9.9 ECTS
fee EUR 1
Norway, Oslo

The Anthropology of Ethics

The purpose of this seminar is to examine two approaches to the empirical study of ethical life, psychological and ethnographic, in order to investigate their points of convergence...

duration 1 week
credits 9.9 ECTS
Denmark, Aarhus

Experimental Methods in the Study of Cognition and Culture

The interface between culture and cognition is a fast-developing research area attracting numerous scholars and scientists with different backgrounds. Neuroscientists, psychologist...

duration -48 week
credits 9.9 ECTS
fee EUR 1
Netherlands, Utrecht

Dutch Culture: Society and Current Issues

This course will explore the question of Dutch identity by placing the Dutch society in a wider European and transatlantic perspective. You will analyze internationally debated iss...

Netherlands, Utrecht

Holocaust and Genocide in Modern Europe

This course will examine how Holocaust and other genocides affected European society. Which political, economic and social circumstances led to these crimes against humanity in mod...

Netherlands, Utrecht

Dutch Culture: History and Art

This course will explore the question of Dutch identity by placing the history of the Netherlands and Dutch art in a wider European and transatlantic perspective. Furthermore, you...

Netherlands, Utrecht

Discovering the Dutch: Dutch Culture and Society

This special track will explore the question of Dutch identity by placing the history of the Netherlands and Dutch art in a wider European and transatlantic perspective. Furthermor...

United Kingdom, Cambridge

British Archaeology

The Corpus Christi College Summer School in British Archaeology provides in-depth teaching in all of the major periods of British Archaeology within a European context and is tau...

duration 5 weeks
credits 8 ECTS
Netherlands, Middelburg

The New World (Dis) Order and the Challenge of Social Justice: Ethics and the Decolonial Option

The course 'The New World (Dis) Order and the Challenge of Social Justice: Ethics and the Decolonial Option' is set against the backdrop of the crisis of the societies of profit ru...

Netherlands, Utrecht

Global Citizenship Summer School

This unique collaborative programme allows students from around the world to spend the summer in two exciting European cities. Through the Global Citizenship Summer School students...

Denmark, Aarhus

Old Norse Mythology: Visualization Performance Narration

Old Norse Mythology is visualized, performed and narrated in a variety of genres and contexts from Viking Age to the Scandinavian Middle Ages: From rune stones and material culture...

duration 3 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
fee EUR 1
Denmark, Aarhus

Viking Age Scandinavia

During the Viking Age (c. 700 – 1050 AD), Scandinavians suddenly enter the scene of the world known at that time. They were to leave their mark all over Europe and beyond, and cont...

duration 3 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
fee EUR 1
Netherlands, Utrecht

European Cultures and Identities

This course offers students an introduction to Europe, a continent of great diversity. Each of its countries and peoples carry their own cultures, religions, traditions and languag...

Netherlands, Utrecht

Dutch Culture in a European Context

In the first two weeks students will analyse how national cultures are affected by and react to the European integration process. Subsequently they will focus on the national ident...

Netherlands, Utrecht

European Politics and Economy

This course offers students an introduction to the political and economic landscape of Europe. Central to the course is the European Union (EU), a economic and political partnershi...

Netherlands, Utrecht

European Studies

This course offers you the opportunity to explore Europe, a continent of great diversity. In the first two weeks you will explore European Culture. After that you will be introduce...

Courses 2011

Netherlands, Utrecht

NOISE Summer School: The miraculous (dis-) appearing Act of Sexuality; Mapping the Study of Sexuality in Europe, 1960-2010

While Europe has not experienced an equivalent to the highly polarized U.S. feminist “sex wars” (late 70’s through the 80’s), those decades certainly initiated a time - in various...

Denmark, Aarhus

Crisis, Conflict and Human Security

The aim of this course is to unpack the notion of “human security” both conceptually and through empirical examples which focus specifically on human security in relation to natura...

duration 3 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
Denmark, Aarhus

Writing Anthropology

How many boring texts do we need to read and write? Why not try to write better? This course provides students with tools to reflect upon the validity and relevance of conventional...

duration 2 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
Italy, Rome

Collecting and Preserving

From 26 June till 3 July of 2011 the Faculty of Arts of the University of Groningen and the Royal Netherlands Institute in Rome (KNIR) will organize the interdisciplinary summer sc...

duration 1 week
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 700

Courses 2010

Norway, Oslo

Decentralising Economies: Anthropological Perspectives

The fall of the Berlin wall in 1989 and the collapse of the Soviet Union two years later appeared to be the end of a 70-year experiment with a centralised planned economy. To judge...

duration 2 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
Norway, Oslo

Norwegian Life and Society

Topics covered include Norwegian history, political system, welfare state, economy, environmental issues, women’s position and the family, literature, visual arts, culture and iden...

duration 1 week
credits 9.9 ECTS
Norway, Oslo

Gender Equality in the Nordic Countries

The course presents Nordic discussions, challenges and attempts to achieve gender equality with a special focus on Norway, and covers the following topics: theories on gender, gend...

duration 6 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
Norway, Oslo

Contemporary Norwegian Society

The course presents the Norwegian welfare state and covers the following topics: Norwegian cultural history in its socio-economic and religious context; political structures within...

duration 6 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
Norway, Oslo

Scandinavian Government and Politics

The course critically analyzes the Norwegian and Scandinavian political systems in a comparative perspective. Topics covered include: nation-building and nationalism in Norway; the...

duration 6 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
Italy, Florence

Ek-stasis (out of ordinary) in Politics: Studying revolutions, wars, and other liminal moments

Second IPA Summer School in International Political Anthropology 26 June – 4 July 2010, Florence, Italy Theme: Ek-stasis (out of ordinary) in Politics: Studying revolution...

duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 750

Courses 2009

Estonia, Tartu

Doctoral School of the Centre of Excellence in Cultural Theory

Centre of Excellence in Cultural Theory (CECT) unites researches from the fields of archeology, semiotics, human geography, folcloristics, ethnology, religious studies, sociology a...

duration 5 weeks
credits 6 ECTS