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United Kingdom, London

Introduction to Data Science and Big Data Analytics

Data Science and Big Data Analytics are exciting new areas that combine scientific inquiry, statistical knowledge, substantive expertise, and computer programming. One of the main...

language English
duration 2 weeks
Germany, Trier

German language + teaching German + choice of modules + cultural programme

1. Language courses The language courses cover elementary, intermediate and advanced levels (A1, A2, B1, B2, C1). There are a total of 75 hours of tuition. The main goal of the co...

language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 600
Netherlands, Amsterdam

The Gentle Art of Helping: Practical Lessons for Young Professionals

Many recent graduates face the same problem as they enter the professional arena for the first time. They have learned to solve problems from an academic perspective, not in a mann...

Netherlands, Amsterdam

Operations Research: A Mathematical Way to Optimize Your World

Nowadays, everyone is talking about the tremendous opportunities offered by “big data” and all kinds of analytics. To really make the difference, though, you need to be able to tur...

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...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 10 ECTS
fee EUR 552
United Kingdom, Edinburgh

Introduction to Sociology

This course is designed to introduce you to some of the key ideas of the discipline of sociology by examining the relationship between the individual and society. The course will i...

Denmark, Aarhus

Deaf Studies

In 2017, the deaf studies course has two themes. To be able to succesfully complete the course students are to take part in and submit a final paper that covers the two themes. The...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 10 ECTS
fee EUR 552
United Kingdom, London

Pre-University Psychology **Ages 16-17**

**For ages 16-18** This course is designed for students considering undergraduate study in Psychology and related subjects. Students will be introduced to core aspects of studyi...

United Kingdom, London

Understanding and Preventing Crime

This module aims to provide students with a broad understanding of issues relating to crime measurement, crime patterns, explanations of criminal behaviour, and crime prevention....

Czech Republic, Ostrava-Poruba

Activity Week- Physical eduation

The summer school course is prepared by the Department of Physical Education. This course will not only include sport, but also is a great opportunity to see the beautiful natural...

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

From Correlation to Causation: An Introduction to Novel Analysis Methods for Observational Data

Randomized controlled trials are the gold standard for causal inference. But this ideal scenario is not always practicable, or even ethically desirable. In such cases, special meth...

Netherlands, Amsterdam

Brain and Mind

How does the human mind work? This course is for any student wanting an introductory but thorough primer on cognitive neuroscience and the practical implications of brain and mind...

Netherlands, Amsterdam

Organizational Behavior Management

To change behaviour within an organization, we first need to understand it. Only then can we effectively improve leadership, motivation, and culture to create a more productive wor...

Netherlands, Amsterdam

Pushing for Gold: Exercise and Sports for Wheelchair Users

After two outstanding Paralympic Games, London 2012 and Rio 2016, the standard of adaptive sports is improving faster than ever before. These days, young people with physical disab...

Estonia, Tallinn

Creative Psychotherapy

The course introduces Creative Psychotherapy to those seeking a deeper understanding of the dynamics of creativity, psyche and human behaviour. During this course students will lea...

Netherlands, Amsterdam

Pre-university Honours Programme - the Urban Toolkit: Exploring the City

Cities change constantly. If you grew up in a city yourself, it is likely that over the years your neighborhood has gone through some significant transformations. These development...

Germany, Frankfurt am Main

European Studies

The International Summer University (ISU) Frankfurt is a 4-week summer program open to students from around the world. If you are interested in learning about European Finance or E...

language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 9 ECTS
United Kingdom, Edinburgh

Preparing for University: Social Sciences *Under 18s*

This course provides an introduction to social sciences and how they will be taught at university level. The course will cover subjects such as Politics, Sociology, Social Policy,...

Netherlands, Amsterdam

Social and Spacial dimensions of the city: Amsterdam, a case study

How are policy making efforts aimed at creating inclusive, just, safe and lively cities projected onto the urban landscape? This undergraduate summer programme challenges students...

Greece, Kavala

The McDonaldization of the West

Sociology, like several other disciplines, emerged in a rudimentary form at the time of the 18th century Enlightenment and was seen as part of a wider movement bringing reason to b...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4.5 ECTS
Greece, Kavala

Managing conflict and collaboration

Conflict is a force for change and collaboration is a force for stability.  Both are needed in any organization but both are feared and avoided for different reasons. However, heal...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4.5 ECTS
Netherlands, Amsterdam

Neurodegenerative Diseases: From Clinic to Bench

From molecules to brain, cells to behaviour, this interactive course provides students with comprehensive insight into various aspects of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheim...

Netherlands, Amsterdam

Stories from Amsterdam: Hands-on Anthropology and Collaborative Storytelling

Everyone has a story to tell. For anthropologists, such accounts can reveal as much about the people and societies we study as more conventional research. But the process of collec...

United Kingdom, London

Psychology of City Life

This class aims to provide students with the opportunity to engage with a range of topics and issues in psychology that relate to living in or visiting a large urban city such as L...

language Estonian
duration 3 weeks
credits 10 ECTS
Netherlands, Amsterdam

Alcohol, Drugs, and Addiction | GSSS

Substance abuse and its accompanying health and social problems are considered major problems around the world with tragic consequences for individuals, families and countries. Ad...

United Kingdom, Edinburgh

Preparing for University: Humanities *Under 18s*

This course will introduce you to the Humanities and how they are studied at University level. Subjects that will be covered will include History, Literature, Film, and Philosophy,...

Netherlands, Amsterdam

Spatial Crime Analysis

You only have to read the headlines to know that crime is not randomly distributed geographically. But what patterns does it follow? This course is dedicated to answering this and...

Ireland, Galway

Practice Based Play Therapy (P Cert/Dip)

The Postgraduate Diploma/Certificate in Practice Based Play Therapy is a part-time, blended learning programme which builds on your practical experience, enhances your skills throu...

language English
duration 2 weeks
Hungary, Budapest

Creative Cognition: Evolutions, Processes, Applications

This interdisciplinary course will address the human ability to find creative solutions to new problems, a capacity that has allowed us to overcome obstacles in problem solving tha...

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

Global London: Contemporary Urbanism, Culture and Space

Using London as a laboratory and a springboard, this module will explore how contemporary cities are being theorised, experienced and understood. A truly global city, London is...

United Kingdom, London

Psychology in Action

This module aims to develop students’ psychological literacy, through the cycle of enquiry and evidence. The module provides an introduction to key conceptual issues, methodolog...

United Kingdom, London

Understanding and Countering Radicalisation and Terrorism

This module will provide an introduction to the phenomena of radicalisation and terrorism; including key definitions, causal accounts, empirical trends, past and present manifestat...

United Kingdom, London

Language and the Mind: An Introduction to Psycholinguistics

This module is an introduction to Psycholinguistics, an interdisciplinary field of study which aims to understand how humans learn, represent, comprehend, and produce language. It...

Belgium, Ghent

Reproductive Health & Rights

Summer School 'Reproductive Health & Rights' is a project at Ghent University, organised by students in cooperation with the university itself. Each summer, we welcome students fro...

language English
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 435
Austria, Seggau/Leibnitz

Radical Definitions: State-Society-Religion

Students will deal with the relevance and effect on global affairs of Europe/EU (emphasis on South Eastern Europe) and beyond by attending the offered morning and evening lectures,...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
Czech Republic, Prague

Behavioral Economics and Psychology

The Summer School on Behavioral Economics and Psychology brings to students of various backgrounds the state-of-art research on behavioral aspects of decision-making and experiment...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 720
Switzerland, Geneva

Global Health & Human Rights

Global Health and Human Rights will define the theoretical foundations of human rights and their links to global health; introduce students to the existing human rights protection...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
United Kingdom, London

Global Health & Social Justice

This module will bring together students from varied backgrounds, aiming to increase their understanding of the glo¬bal health challenges within the larger political, social, cultu...

Memory and Conflict: Remembering and Forgeting in Divided Societies

This course invites students to explore the study of conflict analysis and conflict transformation through a journey in the field of social memory studies. The course will focus on...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 450

Re-thinking Europe: Multiple Positions and Minoritarian Perspectives

This course critically engages with the dominant narratives of defining Europe. What is Europe and what does its name stand for? Who are the proper Europeans? How is the notion of...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 450
Greece, Athens, Thessaloniki

A New Era for Greek Hospitality

Globalization and the current economic conditions have changed the international setting for the hospitality industry. This multidimensional programme guides participants through t...

language English
duration 2 weeks
Switzerland, Geneva

Understanding Humanitarian Action

This summer school provides participants with an understanding of the main stakes and questions in humanitarian action and contributes to building critical thinking. The first w...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
United Kingdom, Canterbury

Quantitative Methods Summer School

Core elements of statistical analysis covering a range of quantitative skill areas including regression, contingency tables and continuous data in a problem-based learning environm...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 10 ECTS
United Kingdom, London

Art and Society

This module is an introduction to the visual culture of London, including painting, architecture, photography and contemporary media. Students will visit the major art galleries to...

language English
duration 6 weeks
credits 10 ECTS
United Kingdom, London

Myth and Method in Psychology

The class aims to provide students with understanding of the approaches and methods involved in the scientific investigation of psychological phenomena. Summary of class content:...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 10 ECTS
Switzerland, Geneva

Children at the Heart of Human Rights

Geneva has long been one of the world’s capitals of international law and the headquarters of international institutions dedicated to human rights. This inspiring context naturally...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
Italy, Pisa

Grounded theory and qualitative methods

This Summer School focuses on improving your skills in using Grounded Theory strategies to help you increase the incisiveness, clarity, and creativity of your work. These school wi...

Ireland, Cork

Economy & Society Summer School

A week-long doctoral symposium bringing together scholars from diverse disciplines to discuss fresh perspectives on ‘economic’ themes; the market, the state, production, consumptio...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 300
Italy, Milan

StatisticAlps 2017

Uses for biomarkers in drug development and clinical care Kinds of validation (Analytical, Clinical, Medical utility) Analytical validation (Single analyte, Sequencing panels, Ge...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 10 ECTS
Estonia, Kääriku, Valga County, Estonia

Biopower and Semiotics of the Body

The University of Tartu and the Higher School of Economics, Moscow invite graduate, post-graduate and PhD students to apply for the winter school “Biopower and Semiotics of the Bod...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 4 ECTS
Netherlands, Amsterdam

Culture, Psychology and Psychiatry

This course is an intensive programme, providing students with insight in the relationship between cultural, and psychological and psychiatric disciplines, and enhancing their abil...

Courses 2016

Germany, Bochum

Social Protest and Social Movements in Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

Where do social movements come from? Who takes part in them? What are their aims? And what methods do historians and social scientist use for their scientific research? Under the s...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 5 ECTS
Portugal, Santarém

IPSantarém Summer Course

The IPSantarém Summer Course 2016 includes 2 modules: - Portuguese Language and Culture - Portuguese History and Society The course also includes workshops on the fields of...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 500
Austria, Vienna

Opening the Black Box of Quality

Reflecting on and assessing the quality of scientific work is part and parcel of scholarly practice – whether in various work situations or the different stages of an academic care...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 100
Germany, Seeon-Seebruck

International School on Energy Systems (ISES)

The energy infrastructure of a country provides a fundamental means for societal development and economic growth. At the same time, resource depletion, environmental pollution and...

language English
duration 1 week
Netherlands, Utrecht

Survey Research: Statistical Analysis and Estimation

Changes in technology and society strongly influence modern survey research. This course covers the essentials of modern survey analysis and estimation, and is organized by the Dep...

Netherlands, Utrecht

Multidisciplinary Game Research

The Multidisciplinary Game Research summer school offers lectures and hands-on experience on a broad spectrum of aspects related to games. Games allow users to entertain, practice,...

Germany, Cologne

Sensitive Questions in Surveys

The course gives an overview of problems and solutions associated with asking sensitive questions in survey research. Due to self-presentation concerns, respondents often give soci...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 250
Germany, Cologne

Mathematical Tools for Social Scientists

Research articles in social science journals and methods textbooks make increasingly use of matrix algebra and calculus. Thus, social scientists who seek to keep up with recent dev...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 250
Germany, Cologne

Planning and Monitoring Survey Fieldwork: Balancing Survey Errors

Obtaining high data quality within given budget and time constraints is a very challenging task. This course is meant to introduce participants to practical insights into the chall...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 250
Germany, Cologne

Testing Survey Data for Measurement Equivalence across Countries and Time

Determining whether people in certain countries, or at different time points score differently in measurements of interest, or whether constructs relate differently to each other a...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 250
Germany, Cologne

Sampling, Weighting and Estimation

This course will cover: methods of sample selection; creation of analysis weights that adjust for nonresponse and undercoverage; and analysis of complex survey data. The emphasis o...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 250
Russia, Saint Petersburg

Digital Traces I: Meta-Morphologies of St. Petersburg

This workshop explores the landscape of the invisible city, using digital traces to unveil, measure and study the meta-morphology of the city. Participants will learn the basics of...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 450
Netherlands, Utrecht

Applied Multivariate Analysis

This course offers hands-on experience using SPSS for the most frequently encountered multivariate statistical techniques in the social and behavioural sciences. The emphasis is on...

Netherlands, Utrecht

Survey Research: Design, Implementation and Data Processing

Changes in technology and society strongly influence modern survey research. This course covers the essentials of modern survey methodology and analysis and is organized by the Dep...

Switzerland, Zurich and St. Gallen

Energy Systems in Transition: Economic, Policy and Social Challenges

Topics of the course will be among others • Introduction to energy economy and energy policy • Renewable energy management • Policy risks in financing renewable energy projects...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
Germany, Cologne

Understanding and Modeling Measurement Error in Social Surveys

This course provides a comprehensive introduction to measurement error (ME) in survey research. This is a crucial topic because there are always errors in the measurement and if we...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 250
Germany, Cologne

Item Nonresponse and Multiple Imputation

This course provides an introduction to the theory and application of Multiple Imputation (MI) (Rubin 1987) which has become a very popular way for handling missing data, because i...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 250
Germany, Cologne

Questionnaire Design

Briefly speaking, a respondent’s answer can only be as good as the question being asked. Thus, an effective questionnaire is a key component of a survey, contributing to overall da...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 250
Germany, Cologne

Design and Implementation of Longitudinal Surveys

The course will provide an overview of those aspects of survey design and implementation that are unique to longitudinal surveys or that have distinct features in the longitudinal...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 250
Germany, Cologne

Testing and Evaluating Survey Questions

The objective of this course is to introduce the scientific literature on the (pre-)testing and evaluation of survey questionnaires. The course will also provide hands on applicati...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 250
Germany, Cologne

Web Survey Instrument Design

The primary focus of the course is on helping participants design the best possible instruments for online data collection. The course will review the extensive empirical literatur...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 250
Macedonia, Skopje & Struga

Preparing Global Leaders Institute

The Preparing Global Leaders Institute (PGLI) is a premiere international educational program for the best students and young professionals in the world. Our specific strategy is t...

language English
duration 2 weeks
Netherlands, Nijmegen

Maps in the Brain

Sensation doesn’t make sense except in reference to an embodied self. Therefore the brain processes information from the environment through the sensory organs in reference to inte...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 550
Netherlands, Nijmegen

Positive Psychology: the Science Behind Flourishing Individuals and Organizations

Positive Psychology is the scientific study of optimal functioning; what makes people and organisations flourish and thrive? It is a fast growing field in many disciplines of psych...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 525
Netherlands, Nijmegen

Early Programming: How Early Life Shapes Human Development

During the prenatal and early postnatal years, neurobiological and behavioral development proceeds at a breathtaking pace and is highly sensitive to environmental influence. Early...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 450
Netherlands, Nijmegen

Introduction to Cognitive Neuroscience: From Molecule to Behaviour

How do you perceive and act? How do you speak and listen? How do you remember? What goes wrong when you would suffer from aphasia, Alzheimer's or Parkinson's disease? Answers to th...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 400
Germany, Cologne

Introduction to Survey Design

This course gives an overview of the design and implementation of surveys from the initial planning phase to the data preparation as a final step. Topics include survey mode assess...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 250
Germany, Cologne

Introduction to Structural Equation Modeling Framework: Confirmatory Factor Analysis with Mplus

The course focuses on Measurement Models and their application in the broader Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) Framework. We will show how a theoretical model represented through...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 250
Germany, Cologne

Introduction to Data Analysis Using R

This course provides an introduction to the statistical programming language R. Since R has gained a lot of attention among data analysts in general and social scientists in partic...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 250
Germany, Cologne

Introduction to Web Surveys

The course deals with the challenge of using the World Wide Web for survey data collection. Web surveys are technically easy to implement; however, the understanding of underlying...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 250
Germany, Cologne

Mixed-Mode and Mixed-Device Surveys

In this course, we give an overview of how to design, implement, and evaluate mixed-mode and mixed-device surveys. Currently, a large variety of data modes such as telephone interv...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 250
Germany, Cologne

Factorial Survey Designs

The factorial survey (“vignette analysis”) is a method that integrates multi-factorial experimental set-ups into surveys. Respondents are asked to evaluate fictitious situations, o...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 250
Finland, Tampere

Interdisciplinary Security and Safety

Introduction to societal security and contemporary challenges for global, European, national and local level security and safety issues, from interdisciplinary perspective, and foc...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 450
Finland, Tampere

Introduction to Electronic Records Management

Exploration of the goals of records management and the difference between records management systems and other information systems. Evaluation of business information systems from...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 180
Finland, Tampere

ICT for Development: A Technical and Socio-Cultural Perspective

Challenges and opportunities for ICT and media education in developing regions. The course covers the theoretical design frameworks that are currently in use, as identified through...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 450
Russia, Saint Petersburg

Rusland voor Beginners

Fancy a first date with Russia? During the 2 week summer course "Rusland voor Beginners" organised by the Dutch Institution in St. Petersburg, you will get to know the Russian l...

language Dutch
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 500
Germany, Cologne

Introduction to Research Data Management

f you use or create data you need to take research data management seriously. Data itself is now seen as an asset in its own right. Not only are funders pushing requirements relate...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 100
Germany, Cologne

Research Designs and Causal Inference

Social scientists are frequently interested in the analysis of change – e.g. attitude change or behavior change. Typical research interests refer not only to the observation of cha...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 100
Germany, Cologne

Introduction to Data Analysis Using Mplus

This course is an Introduction to Data Analysis Using Mplus. This course can already be booked. More details will be available soon.

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 100
Germany, Cologne

Introduction to Data Analysis Using Stata

This course is an Introduction to Data Analysis Using Stata. This course can already be booked. More details will be available soon.

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 100
Netherlands, Nijmegen

Positive Psychology: the Science Behind Flourishing Individuals and Organizations

Positive Psychology is the scientific study of optimal functioning; what makes people and organisations flourish and thrive? It is a fast growing field in many disciplines of psych...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 525
Netherlands, Nijmegen

Peer Relations and Social Interactions in Childhood and Adolescence

Children and adolescents spend a significant amount of time each day in the company of their peers. Together with their peers, children acquire a wide range of skills, attitudes an...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 490
Netherlands, Nijmegen

Psychology of Fashion and Beauty

Fashion, celebrity along with beauty are multibillion dollar industries, consequently an examination of the psycho-social processes at work in these areas presents itself as an inn...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 490
Malta, Qala, Gozo

The challenges of Cultural tourism in the European Islands

The Summer School “Learning in tourism” is an initiative of Observatory on Tourism in the European Islands (OTIE). One of the main objectives of OTIE is to organize training semina...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 10 ECTS
fee EUR 350
Spain, Barcelona

Software for Web Surveys

In this course assumes a general knowledge of survey design, but we will discuss some specificities of the questionnaire design for web surveys. The first part will give a quick su...

language English
duration 1 week
Netherlands, Maastricht

Positive Psychology

Positive psychology was introduced by Martin Seligman around 2000 and can be viewed as a supplementary approach to clinical psychology. The positive psychological movement formulat...

duration 3 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 900
Germany, Berlin

Islam and the West: The Pitfalls of Mapping the World

Almost fifteen years after the September 11 attacks, the issue whether there is or in fact has ever been a “clash of civilisations” is still being highly debated among both scholar...

duration 4 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 900
Germany, Berlin

Urban Places and Spaces: Analyzing and Exploring Berlin

Urban studies and its discourse on the city combine scholarship in fields as diverse as human geography, history, and the arts. Berlin, with its seemingly infinite possibilities fo...

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

Complex trauma and complex PTSD - Diagnostics and treatment

How to define, diagnose and treat complex trauma and complex PTSD remains a challenge to clinicians and researchers alike. In this summer school, participants will learn about the...

United Kingdom, Brighton

Abnormal and Clinical Psychology

The module introduces the most common psychological disorders, and is selective rather than exhaustive in its choice of topics. In the introductory session we consider the classifi...

duration 4 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
United Kingdom, Brighton

Social Psychology from an Evolutionary Perspective

Why do we seek out certain types of romantic partners? Is there a difference between what a woman wants and what a man wants when decisions on long-term partners are made? Are the...

duration 4 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
United Kingdom, Brighton

'Race' and Ethnicity in British Society

This module examines the origins and implications of the idea of ‘race’ in British society. Starting with historical snapshots of key moments in British history, with a racial focu...

duration 4 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
United Kingdom, Brighton

Comparative Sociology and Globalisation

Are contemporary processes of globalization eroding the national distinctiveness of capitalist economies and their social institutions? Do national cultures still matter? Contempor...

duration 4 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
United Kingdom, Brighton

Social Development across the Lifespan

This module considers the development of social skills across the lifespan, from childhood to old age. The module offers an eclectic approach to understanding social development an...

duration 4 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
China, Beijing (Peking University)

Humanism and Chinese Urbanization

Technique and technology have dominated the urbanization drive since Reform and Opening Up (1978). Modernization and the lingering effects of the “Four Olds” have swept away region...

Belgium, Brussels

Clash! Brussels between the IN and the OUT situation in Belgium and Europe

Even if this is a small territory, Belgium is rich in terms of culture, community, diversity and linguistics. Also, considered as a Capital of Europe, Brussels has a particular pos...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 450
Switzerland, Basel

Conceptions of Sustainability – and How They Shape Research

In science we encounter overwhelming diversity of sustainability conceptions. The international PhD Summer School ‘Research on Sustainable Development’ helps to find way through th...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
Germany, Frankfurt

Social Psychology and Organizational Behavior

Module 1: Social Psychology (week 1 and 2) Humans are social beings; hence, social psychology affects all of us. We constantly think, feel and act not only as individuals bu...

language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 8 ECTS
United Kingdom, Coventry

Psychology- Contemporary Areas and Issues

This course offers sessions on a diverse range of areas of contemporary psychology. It has been designed to allow students of psychology to develop their understanding of psycholog...

language English
duration 2 weeks
Netherlands, Utrecht

Advanced course on using Mplus

If you already know how to analyze your data in Mplus, but want to learn more about what you are actually doing, or if you want to know more about complex analyses, this course is...

Belgium, Brussels

Chocolate, the sweet Belgian art

Chocolate is one of Belgian specialties amongst many others and also the most popular! Discover this yummy programme through various and different aspects – you will be also surpri...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 450
Belgium, Brussels

The Body: from the Head to the Toe

Body and Health will have no secret for you thanks to our programme. As a matter of fact, Vrije Universiteit Brussel has a strong expertise on research about health and body. - Ho...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 450
United Kingdom, Nottingham

Social Sciences

Our social sciences courses last one week, allowing you to take just one, or both, or combine them with courses in other disciplines. At Nottingham Trent University our summer cou...

duration 2 weeks
credits 10 ECTS
fee GBP 550
Italy, Bologna

Forced Migration and Asylum: a Multidisciplinary Approach

The Summer School, which received the support of several partners involved in the field of asylum and integration, will form a deep analysis of some fundamental issues associated w...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 300
United Kingdom, Glasgow

Social Justice and Political Thought / STPEC

This course will cover issues such as structural inequality in the economy, work and work relations, the relationship of Western to non-Western cultures, the interrelationship of r...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 10 ECTS
Spain, Barcelona

Measurement Errors in Surveys

It will be shown how to use the program to predict a quality estimate, and how to use these quality estimates to correct for measurement errors in the analysis of the relationships...

language English
duration 1 week
Spain, Barcelona

Analysing Comparative Longitudinal Survey Data Using Multilevel Models

We will begin by considering the structure of CLSD, and then what fixed effects and random effects (multilevel) models each reveal about the variation between and within groups in...

language English
duration 1 week
Netherlands, Utrecht

Introduction to Structural Equation Modelling using Mplus

The main objective of this course is to learn how to analyze several models with Mplus (e.g., path models, multiple group models, CFA, EFA, growth models, introduction to basic Bay...

Netherlands, Utrecht

Introduction to Multilevel Analysis

Social research often involves problems that investigate the relationship between individual and society. The general concept is that individuals interact with the social contexts...

Netherlands, Utrecht

Future Food Utrecht: Next generation food-related behavior

One of the major challenges of science and society is to find sustainable solutions that meet the dietary needs of the rapidly growing human population and its increasing standard...

Netherlands, Utrecht

Statistical Programming with R

R is rapidly becoming the standard platform for data analysis and has a number of advantages over other statistical software packages. A wide community of users contribute to R, en...

Italy, Pisa

Media Archaeology

Media are a pivotal element in our societies. They become pervasive in our individual and collective everyday life while they are able to construct collective representations and...

Denmark, Aarhus

Youth, Drugs and the Night-Time Economy

Humans are very persistent and creative when it comes to altering their consciousness. For example, there is a long tradition in the Northern parts of South America for using Ayahu...

Spain, Barcelona

Introduction to Applied Network Analysis

Network Analysis focuses on the relationships that exist between units of analysis, and studies those relationships through the tools of Graph Theory. This course will introduce th...

language English
duration 1 week
Spain, Barcelona

Survey Experiments

This course will use published examples of experimental research to demonstrate a variety of ways to leverage survey experiments for testing social science theories. The course wil...

language English
duration 1 week
Spain, Barcelona

Bayesian Modelling

The purpose of the course is to provide the participant with the tools to be able to do data analysis through Bayesian inference. At the end of the course, the participant must be...

language English
duration 1 week
Spain, Barcelona

Questionnaire Design

The design of a questionnaire does not start with questions. It starts with the definition of the concepts of interest. From the concepts, assertions can be made, and then requests...

language English
duration 1 week
Spain, Barcelona

Probabilistic Online Panel Management

High cost of traditional data collection methods such as face to face and telephone interviews, declining response rates and increasing Internet penetration have made online panels...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 10 ECTS
France, Paris - Créteil

International Migration

International Migration: Challenges, approaches and intervention strategies; This course will address some issues related to international migrations, including the legal, gende...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 980
United Kingdom, Nottingham

Arts and Humanities

You can take one, two, three or four week long courses in a range of Art and Humanities subjects, combining courses with subjects in other disciplines too to make your own bespoke...

language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 2.5 ECTS
Spain, Santiago de Compostela

Cultural Heritage and the Way of Saint James: Protection and Maximasing Potential

The CGU International Summer School is an initiative of the Compostela Group of Universities with the main purpose of carrying out academic activities to make the most of the uniqu...

language Spanish
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 150
Austria, Seggau, Leibnitz, Austria

Transformation, Transgressions, and Trust in Europe and the Americas

The only consistency of today's world is change, often in many directions, unpredictable and triggered by self-determination on different levels, political and natural events, cult...

duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
Netherlands, Groningen

Migration Matters: Understanding and intervening the societal phenomenon of migration

The summer school offers new and multidisciplinary insights in the complex phenomenon of migration as well as training in innovative methods to study migration, such as participato...

United Kingdom, Exeter

Adapting Cognitive Behavioural Therapies (CBT) to Improve Access to Psychological Therapies

This module will introduce you to the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) programme, implemented across England from 2008. The programme sought to address a signific...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
France, Pays de la Loire

Tourism Summer Schools in France

Go deep in France and learn tourism in the 1st tourist destination in the world! Walk along the Pays de la Loire (Angers – Guérande – La Rochelle - Le Croisic - Le Mans – Nantes -...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
Austria, Vienna

Understanding Public Spaces - Unravelling Complexities

Public spaces are important places in city and urban life. The functions ascribed to public space are broad, ranging from political representation, the possibility of political pro...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 290
Spain, Barcelona

Web Survery Paradata

Paradata (also called process data) are the data automatically generated when respondents answer Web surveys. There are many different kinds of Web survey paradata, including email...

language English
duration 1 week
Spain, Barcelona

Conducting Web Surveys: More Advanced Issues

The course will elaborate on the following web survey methodology topics: Web survey software selection Paradata usage and analysis Mobile device specifics Mixed mode challen...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 10 ECTS
Austria, Villach

Destination Management & Tourism

The International Summer University Carinthia brings highly motivated and talented students from around the world in the areas of entrepreneurship, architecture and tourism togethe...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 350
Spain, Barcelona

Conducting Web Surveys: Introduction

n one side, a systematic and broad overview of key methodological issues is provided covering all three essential steps of the core web survey process: pre-fielding (2 course hours...

language English
duration 5 weeks
Norway, Oslo

Intercultural Management: A Scandinavian Perspective

The course focuses on comparing Scandinavian and Norwegian cultures with other cultures in the international business arena. This context will provide the backdrop for understandin...

language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 10 ECTS
Greece, Athens, Greece

Exploring Who I am and How I can make a Difference

**Ages 13 - 17** Nobel Laureates of Peace - Change Starts with You! This workshop introduces youth to the lives and work of Nobel Peace Laureates in an interactive, hands-on form...

language English
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 990
Greece, Athens, Greece

Can you talk me into it?

**Ages 13 - 17** This workshop consists of different oral and written speech activities that involve “active construction of knowledge.” Students invent a product and then write a...

language English
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 990
Spain, Barcelona

Probability Sampling Methods

This is an applied statistical methods course that focuses on the design of probability samples to be used for data collection. Sample designs are driven by analytic goals of an in...

language English
duration 1 week
Spain, Barcelona

Practical Multilevel Modeling with STATA

The course focuses on the two-level linear model as a template to illustrate issues of specification, estimation and inference. The main ideas are illustrated through case studies....

language English
duration 1 week
Spain, Barcelona

Designing and Implementing Mobile Web Surveys

The course is focused on situations where respondents are using their own devices, i.e., the designer has little control over the device used. The course is not focused on apps or...

language English
duration 1 week
Spain, Barcelona

Latent Trait and L. Class Analysis for Cross-national Surveys

Latent variable models are a broad family of models that can be used to capture abstract concepts by means of multiple indicators. Social scientists know them best in the form of f...

language English
duration 1 week
France, Lyon

French society and identity

French society and identity Summer School 2016 proposes different courses on cultural and academic subjects, in the areas of business, the humanities, law and political sciences. T...

language English
duration 2 weeks
Netherlands, Wageningen

Tackling Transparency: the Methodological Challenges of Research on Disclosing Sustainability

The Summer School will be organized in conjunction to the International Conference “Disclosing Sustainability; The Transformative Power of Transparency?”. The Summer School partici...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2.5 ECTS
fee EUR 500
Netherlands, Middelburg

Excellent Learning through Teaching Excellence

The Excellent Learning through Teaching Excellence seminar is aimed at motivated and experienced teachers. We call for lecturers who are willing and able to spread the knowledge ga...

United Kingdom, Brighton

Childhood Social Development

We are all born into a social world to which we must adapt. Social development is the changing nature of relationships with others over the life span. This module emphasises concep...

duration 4 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
United Kingdom, Brighton

Psychology and Social Issues

This module provides an interdisciplinary focus on issues of current societal concern. Each session aims to introduce you to a specific societal concern to provide a platform for d...

duration 4 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
United Kingdom, Brighton

Gender, Violence and Society

This module considers how gender and violence are understood and conceptualised within western society focussing upon the UK. You explore how media and popular culture reinforce so...

duration 4 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
United Kingdom, Brigthon

Introduction to Sociology

This module is designed to introduce you to sociology. Sociology focuses on the systematic study of human societies, particularly modern industrial societies, by exploring social i...

duration 4 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
Italy, Palermo

Migrants, Human Rights and Democracy

The Summer School offers an international context in dealing with human rights field, yet “exiled lifes” problem aimed, in the beautiful city of Palermo (Sicily). Several experts c...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 200
Hungary, Kőszeg

International Studies

The goal of our Summer University is to train highly qualified experts in the social sciences who are able to think about the place and role of Hungary and the Central European reg...

language English
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 400
United Kingdom, Brighton

Cognition in Clinical Contexts

This module will introduce you to the aims, methods, theories and empirical findings associated with a scientific approach to studying the human mind. You will learn how psychologi...

duration 4 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
Netherlands, Amsterdam

How to research corruption: An Interdisciplinary Forum

The Interdisciplinary Forum “How to research corruption” aims to bring together international junior researchers working in the field of (anti-)corruption. The interactive design o...

language English
duration 1 week
Netherlands, Groningen

Population and Society

This summer school offers a window into the world of population studies and social demography. It will showcase key population issues such as healthy ageing, migration and integra...

France, Paris

Sex and Gender Go to the Movies

Courses on different topics in the discipline, enriching the present course offerings. These classes are taught by permanent or visiting faculty. Topics vary each semester.

language English
duration 6 weeks
credits 10 ECTS
France, Paris

Introduction to Psychology

Students learn about the concepts, theories and experiments basic to an understanding of the discipline, including classic thought and recent advances in psychology such as psychoa...

language English
duration 5 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
France, Paris

Gender, Sexuality and Human Rights

Courses are taught by permanent or visiting faculty and are generally related to their fields of specialization. This course can be used to fulfil the fundamentals requirements in...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
Italy, Venice

Responsible Capitalism: Strategy, Governance and Finance

The school is organized by Venice International University with the participation of professors from Università Ca' Foscari Venezia, Columbia University, Henley Business School, IE...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
Italy, Pisa

Grounded Theory and Qualitative Methods

It will be a five-days, intensive course mainly devoted to practically introduce participants to Grounded Theory and Qualitative Methods, with the aim of giving answer to questions...

Belgium, Leuven

Reaching out to hard-to-survey groups among the poor

Surveys of hard-to-reach populations have been, for some years, in the focus of not only methodological but also policy-related research. Sample surveys have been the vital element...

language English
duration 1 week
Netherlands, Utrecht

MPlus: How to get started? (2)

If you expect to work with the software Mplus, this course can help you getting started. This course is a one day workshop on using Mplus, how to get the syntax running, how to int...

Ireland, Cork

Economy & Society Summer School

Week long residential summer school hosted at a medieval castle in a beautiful rural setting. Staff from Ireland and International Visitors deliver plenaries, focused reading grou...

duration 1 week
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 300
Spain, Barcelona

Social Media Research Big Data

Rapid increases in computational power and the explosion of Internet and mobile phone use have transformed our lives, the way we communicate and our behavior. This digital revoluti...

language English
Netherlands, Utrecht

Applied Bayesian Statistics

Bayesian statistics offer flexible techniques for researchers who cannot properly analyze their data using methods based on classical statistics. This course will provide a sound b...

Netherlands, Utrecht

Introduction to Meta-Analysis in Social Sciences

In this 3-day course we zoom in on the current best methods for carrying out meta-analyses. Meta-analysis is a quantitative approach to reviewing research literature. The primary g...

Netherlands, Utrecht

Multilevel with HLM

Social research often involves problems that investigate the relationship between individual and society. The general concept is that individuals interact with the social contexts...

Courses 2015

Belgium, CSB, UA, Antwerp

Expert workshop: 'Minimum income protection in Europe ... and how to study it'

General information The occasion for the seminar is the approaching launch of a state-of-the-art tax-benefit hypothetical household tool (HHOT) based on EUROMOD. This new resear...

Belgium, Brussels

From Uber to Amazon Mechanical Turk: non­traditional labour markets driven by technological and organisational change

General information Technology is a powerful driver for change in the world of labour. The objective of the third edition of the InGRID winter school is to aggregate scholars an...

Luxembourg, LISER (formerly CEPS/INSTEAD), Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg

Elaborating a discrete-time dynamic microsimulation model with LIAM2, an open source development tool

General information The autumn school on ‘Elaborating and simulating a discrete-time dynamic microsimulation model with LIAM2, an open source development tool’, organised by the...

France, CEE, Noisy-Le Grand - France

Expert workshop 'Quality of working life and economic performance: results from linked employer/employee surveys'

General information This expert workshop aims at giving insights into how linked employer/employee surveys can be used to understand the relationships between quality of working...

Greece, Rhodes island

Social Investments and Social Economy –Theory, Practice and European Policies

The expected learning outcomes of the course are participants to: • Recognize the characteristics and limits of social economy, as a third economic sector, whose primary purpose i...

Belgium, Leuven

Emotional Learning and Memory in Health and Psychopathology

Internationally renowned speakers will provide a number of state of the art lectures on the acquisition, extinction, reconsolidation, and generalization of emotional memory. In add...

Netherlands, Utrecht (NL)

Do we lose our mind? Psychopathology and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Do we lose our mind? An introduction to psychopathology and cognitive behavioral therapy. Attention will be paid to the definition of abnormality versus so called normality. Whe...

Netherlands, Utrecht (NL)

Conflict Resolution and Mediation Skills

In this course you will get familiar with theories concerning communication, conflict and conflict styles. During the training you practice skills and acquire insight in your own c...

Finland, Helsinki

The Welfare City

This Helsinki Summer School course takes a look at the welfare city as a sustainable model of urban development. A welfare city, such as Helsinki, promotes the wellbeing of its cit...

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

Cognitive Neuroscience

The human brain and its ability to adapt to the demands of the environment is at the core of our course. This course is particularly useful for students who wish to gain knowledge...

duration 3 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 640
Netherlands, Maastricht

Positive Psychology: Theory and Practice

"What is right about people?" This question is at the heart of positive psychology, which is the scientific and applied approach to uncovering people's strengths and promoting thei...

duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 800
Belgium, 12 European research infrastructures

Seventh call for visiting grants 12 InGRID data centres offer access to data and expertise within the field of inclusive growth, poverty, living conditions, working conditions, vulnerable groups, social policy, ...

Apply for research visits to the data expertise centers of FP7 project InGRID What is offered? InGRID offers free-of-charge access to research infrastructures with data sets...

Germany, Frankfurt

Psychology – „Social Psychology and Organizational Behavior“

Module 1: Social Psychology (week 1 and 2) Humans are social beings; hence, social psychology affects all of us. We constantly think, feel and act not only as individuals but...

duration 4 weeks
credits 8 ECTS
Italy, Florence

Methods for community research, action and change

The Italian Community Psychology Association (SIPCO) in collaboration with the European Community Psychology Association (ECPA) organizes the first edition of the International Sum...

duration 1 week
fee EUR 430
Netherlands, Utrecht (NL)

Cognitive Neuropsychology: From Patients to Functional Models

As an advanced training in Cognitive Neuropsychology, the course aims to teach PhD students how to collect and interpret neurological patient data in order to test cognitive theor...

Greece, Lesbos Island

European Governance & State

Learning Objectives • in-depth knowledge of European governance, i.e. democratic exercise of power at the operating level of EU institutions but also at the level of operation of...

duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 120
Austria, Vienna

The Global Digital Workplace - New Ways of Working, New Forms of Labour

Two interrelated processes have transformed work and labour on a global scale: The wider reach of multinational corporations forming global value chains and the digitisation of inf...

duration 1 week
credits 4 ECTS
United Kingdom, Oxford

Psychology Academy

Our Psychology Academy offers you the opportunity to investigate the human mind and find out what makes you an individual. You'll explore what determines someone's "personality", d...

Greece, Syros island

Special Topics in Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis and Research Methods

The “Special Topics in Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis and Research Methods” Summer School focuses on exploring special topics and issues of research methodology and analysis...

duration 1 week
fee EUR 550
Austria, Seggau/Graz

Shifting Perspectives: Europe and the Americas

Students will deal with the relevance and effect on global affairs of Europe/EU (emphasis on South Eastern Europe) and beyond by attending the offered morning and evening lectures,...

duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
Norway, Oslo

Beyond Income: Social Dimensions of Poverty and Participatory Methodologies of Investigation

This course serves as a forum for learning, discussion and continuing work on themes related to the study of the social dimensions of poverty in an international perspective. We ac...

duration 3 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
Netherlands, Amsterdam

Model-based Neuroscience

June 1-5 2015 will see the second Model-based Neuroscience Summer School, hosted at the University of Amsterdam. The school will provide students with hands-on experience in bot...

duration 1 week
fee EUR 100

Courses 2014

Germany, Sankelmark (near Flensburg) & Sønderborg (Denmark)

International Research Workshop

In detail the following courses will be offered: Parallel Courses in the morning (September 28-October 1): - Data Analysis with R - Data Analysis with Stata - Qualitative Res...

duration 1 week
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 399
Greece, Lesvos island, Plomari

Civilization Analysis and Multiple Modernities

“Civilizational Analysis and Multiple Modernities” (CAMM) constitutes the first Summer School in Europe devoted to the presentation and exploration of the basic contours of the the...

duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 350
Netherlands, Utrecht (Utrecht City Campus)

Migration, Integration and Ethnic Relations

This course introduces students to sociological, psychological and interdisciplinary social scientific theories and empirical research on international migration, reactions of the...

Netherlands, Utrecht (Utrecht City Campus)

Advertising Global Brands: The Fascinating Art of ‘Glocalization’

Discover the fascinating art of glocalization! Companies want to establish global brands, but know that they need to adapt their global advertisement campaigns for culturally speci...

Germany, Frankfurt

Frankfurt Summer School - Psychology

Module 1: Social Psychology (week 1 and 2) Humans are social beings; hence, social psychology affects all of us. We constantly think, feel and act not only as individuals bu...

duration 5 weeks
credits 8 ECTS
Netherlands, Utrecht (Utrecht City Campus)

Advanced Qualitative and Legal Methods in Criminology

As an advanced training in qualitative and legal methods in criminology, the course aims to be a platform for PhD students preparing or conducting their criminological fieldwork, t...

Denmark, Horsens

Personal Skills

At this course you will work in a multinational team on tasks about motivation and personal development. Teamwork is a very popular way of cooperation in modern companies. The co...

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

European Cultures & 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...

Germany, Osnabrück

Intercultural Competencies

Focusing on psychological aspects of intercultural competencies, this course fosters the understanding from both theoretical and practical perspectives. At first you will gain a ge...

duration 4 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
Italy, Palermo

Emotional Intelligence for Inclusive Societies

The 1th International Summer School on Emotional Intelligence for Inclusive Societies is promoted by Dipartimento di Scienze Psicologiche, Pedagogiche e della Formazione, Universit...

duration 1 week
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 300
Austria, Seggau/Graz

Transformation and Change: Europe and Beyond

Students will deal with the relevance and effect on global affairs of Europe/EU (emphasis on South Eastern Europe) and beyond by attending the offered morning and evening lectures,...

duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
Netherlands, Middelburg

The art of Logical Thinking

This course emphasizes reasoning skills. Students will be introduced to formal and informal logic, including syllogisms, inductive and deductive arguments, and those fallacies most...

Lithuania, Klaipeda

Special Topics: Family Life

This is a study of family as a social institution. Attention will be given to the structure and function of the family in various cultures, the relationship of the family to other...

duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 274
Lithuania, Klaipeda

Psychology Practicum II

The student engages in supervised service in an approved agency or organization. Experience allows students to apply theory to practice in a human service agency, and the seminars...

duration 5 weeks
credits 9 ECTS
fee EUR 274

Courses 2013

Netherlands, Utrecht (Utrecht City Campus)

Developing Inclusive Societies for Youth in International Contexts

In many countries both in the 'Western' world and in 'The South' youth have been exposed to a window of opportunities, showing an appealing modern world without having real access...

Netherlands, Utrecht (Utrecht City Campus)

Developing Inclusive Societies for Youth in International Contexts

In many countries both in the 'Western' world and in 'The South' youth have been exposed to a window of opportunities, showing an appealing modern world without having real access...

Netherlands, Utrecht (Utrecht City Campus)

Foundations of Survey Research

This course covers the foundations of modern survey methodology and analysis. Topics covered include survey design, questionnaire construction and testing, different modes of data...

Netherlands, Utrecht (Utrecht City Campus)

Phenomenology of Practice and the Tradition of the Utrecht School

This is a course in phenomenological research and writing with advanced themes. It explores the historical background and the contemporary expressions of the Utrecht School of phen...

Netherlands, Utrecht (Breukelen, Nyenrode Campus)

Spiritual Innovation

We are facing the impact of an ‘economic tsunami’. The world today is changing rapidly and very unpredictably at many levels in society simultaneously. The implications are felt, d...

Courses 2012

Netherlands, Utrecht

Cognitive Neuroscience (Methods) for the Social Sciences

Currently, there are several methods to look at the mind/brain in action. Techniques like EEG/ERP, fMRI and recording eye-movements are widely used to address different kinds of sc...

Netherlands, Utrecht

New features Mplus version 7: A workshop by Bengt Muthen

More and more researchers in the social and behavioral sciences use, or want to use, Mplus to analyze their structural equation models or multilevel models. We are honored that Pro...

Netherlands, Utrecht

Introduction to Multilevel Analysis

Social research often involves problems that investigate the relationship between individual and society. The general concept is that individuals interact with the social contexts...

Netherlands, Utrecht

Advanced Course on Using Mplus

More and more researchers in the social and behavioral sciences use, or want to use, Mplus to analyze their structural equation models or multilevel models. If you already know how...

Netherlands, Utrecht

Introduction to Structural Equation Modelling using Mplus

More and more researchers in the social and behavioral sciences use, or want to use, Mplus to analyze their structural equation models or multilevel models. If you need to analyze...

Norway, Oslo

Understanding Terrorism and Security in Global Context: Psychological Roots, Consequences, and Interventions

Radicalization and terrorism have become major problems at national, regional, and global levels, with enormous psychological, cultural, and material consequences for individuals a...

duration 1 week
credits 9.9 ECTS
Denmark, Aarhus

Sacred and Secular: Religion and Politics in the Nordic and Western Countries

Historically, academia has perceived America as an exception to the secularization rule that one day religion will be completely marginalized. At the same time Europe was perceived...

duration 4 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
fee EUR 1
Norway, Oslo

Citizenship: Inclusions and Exlusions

This course is an introduction to major theoretical approaches and substantive issues in current sociological thinking on citizenship, with a view on the postwar reconfigurations o...

duration 1 week
credits 9.9 ECTS
Denmark, Aarhus

Cross-cultural Studies in Memory and Autobiographical Memory

Memory is the ability to remember and reconstruct the past. This seminar will mainly focus on how cultural factors influence remembering, in general and the remembering of our own...

duration 4 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
fee EUR 1
Denmark, Aarhus

Psychological Trauma and Dissociation Perspectives on Psychopathology

Psychological trauma (or traumatic stress) and dissociation are concepts of increasing importance in our complex and violent world. In this seminar, we will discuss various ways in...

duration 4 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
fee EUR 1
Denmark, Aarhus

Youth and Substance Use: Social and Psychological Issues and Perspectives

Adolescent drug and alcohol use has in recent years taken up a lot of attention in the public debate. Both politicians and people in general show interest in teenagers’ substance u...

duration 4 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
fee EUR 1
Denmark, Aarhus

Society in the Time of Terror

What is terrorism and how does it relate to society? Looking at the statistical evidence about terrorism immediately raises the question: "Why bother?" Even though lots of lives we...

duration 4 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
fee EUR 1

Courses 2010

Norway, Oslo

The Political Sociology of the Welfare State: Institutions, Cleavages, Orientations

Political sociology seeks to understand the relation between social and political life. Its aim is to map variations in the relationship between social structure, political orienta...

duration 1 week
credits 9.9 ECTS
Norway, Oslo

Event History Analysis and the Life Course

The life course approach is a means to study patterns and trajectories of individuals. The aim of this course is to provide an overview of theoretical and methodological approaches...

duration 1 week
credits 9.9 ECTS
Norway, Oslo

Public Engagement and Governance of Science in different Techno-political Cultures

The course addresses the normative, conceptual and policy issues in contemporary debates and realisations of public engagement and governance of science and technology. The increas...

duration 1 week
credits 9.9 ECTS
Norway, Oslo

Positive Psychology and Concepts of Well-being across Cultures and Societies: Promoting the Good Life of Individuals and Communities

This course aims at offering an overview of theories and interventions in Positive Psychology. Within this recent and innovative framework, researchers are investigating subjective...

duration 2 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
Norway, Oslo

International Development Studies

The course provides a multidisciplinary analysis of global poverty and of development on global, national and local levels. A thematic approach is applied. Country comparisons are...

duration 2 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
Norway, Oslo

Peace Research

The course provides a general introduction to the interdisciplinary field of peace studies with an empirical focus, combined with more detailed study of selected areas and themes....

duration 6 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
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...