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Netherlands, Groningen

Religion in Cities - Contested presences, contested regulations

This summer school addresses a topic that generates heated political debates and that is increasingly being discussed in the social sciences, namely the presence and regulation of...

Lithuania, Palanga

Research Ethics, Integrity and Responsibility

Lecture I: Introduction to Research Ethics and Research Integrity Workshop Part I: Ethics Mapping of Individual PhD Research Projects (group size: 5 phd candidates) Lecture II: R...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 250
Netherlands, Nijmegen

Early Programming: How Early Life Shapes Human Development

This highly interactive course looks into exciting and recently discovered environmental factors and mechanisms that shape early and long-term human development; using evolutionary...

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

Gender and Diversity: Core Concepts in Society and Science

Radboud Social and Cultural Research hosts leading research on gender inequality and diversity dynamics. The interdisciplinary course Gender & Diversity: core concepts in society a...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 585
Netherlands, Nijmegen

Peer Relations and Interactions in Childhood and Adolescence

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

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 535
Netherlands, Nijmegen

Perfecting Your Academic Writing Skills

Although writing is one of the most essential skills for a PhD student, many are not the productive super writers they would like to be. During this one week course, experienced wr...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 625
Netherlands, Nijmegen

Qualitative Methods 2: Analysing Qualitative Data

Qualitative methods are increasingly used in social sciences and humanities. This course is a perfect preparation for conducting qualitative research in your bachelor or master the...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 685
Netherlands, Groningen

Africa, China and Europe Intensive Programme in Development Studies

The ACE Intensive Programme in Development Studies brings together students from Africa, China and Europe with a strong interest in development issues. ACE is an event to learn, in...

Netherlands, Groningen

What about the Family?

Recent developments in healthcare and social care policy are challenging the scope of and theoretical justification for claims based on notions of family responsibility. The consid...

Netherlands, Nijmegen

Change Management and Evolutionary Theory

Social sciences are becoming increasingly interested in Evolutionary Theory. For instance, management research is making increasingly usage of the NK-Model. However, Evolutionary T...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 600
Netherlands, Nijmegen

Making (Systematic) Literature Reviews Work for You

This course about (systematic) literature reviews is based on the methods for systematic reviews across all disciplines. It is necessary to know about these methods because the vas...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 600
Netherlands, Nijmegen

Managing Diversity in Organizations

The course is taught from a theoretical, critical and practical perspective, and encourages students to develop independent thinking by means of in-­class discussion. The cours...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 600
Netherlands, Nijmegen

Qualitative Methods 1: Introduction and Collection of Qualitative Data

Qualitative methods are increasingly used in social sciences and humanities. This course is a perfect preparation for conducting qualitative research in your bachelor or master the...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 685
Netherlands, Nijmegen

The Fashionable Consumer

The fashionable consumer is key for so many industries. This module combines an introduction to some basic elements of consumer behaviour with elements of fashion psychology whilst...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 610
Netherlands, Nijmegen

Acquiring Intercultural Competencies through Non-formal Education

This course “Acquiring intercultural competencies through non-formal education” will give you opportunities to formulate strategies to successfully communicate and collaborate with...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 495
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...

Netherlands, Amsterdam

Crime in Numbers: From Correlation to Causation

Randomized controlled trials are the gold standard for causal inference. Using an experimental and a control group, double-blind and with a placebo, the effect of an intervention c...

Netherlands, Amsterdam

Cybercrime: The Human Factor

As society has gone digital, so has crime. Not only have new offences appeared, like hacking and attacks designed to take down websites or networks, but IT has begun to play an inc...

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...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 1 ECTS
fee EUR 250
Estonia, Tallinn

Edible Estonia: Gems of Traditional Estonian Cuisine

During this very practical course, we will discover the historical background and the heritage of Estonian food culture. In different workshops offering hands-on experiences, we wi...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 395
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,...

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....

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
Czech Republic, Ostrava-Poruba

Activity Week II

This course is prepared by the Department of Physical Education. This course will not only include sport but it is also a great opportunity to see the beautiful natural areas in th...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 300
United Kingdom, Nottingham

Society and People in Crisis

How do societies tackle the challenges of people thrown into crisis? What are the institutional and procedural responses to the fact that individuals can experience impaired social...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
Netherlands, Amsterdam

Pre-university Honours Programme - the Urban Toolkit: Exploring the City **Under 18s**

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, Berlin

Twentieth Century Berlin: People, Places, Words

This course is about Berlin, and the story of its tumultuous and epoch defining twentieth century. We examine this history through various lenses: the biographies of individuals, t...

duration 4 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
Germany, Berlin

Islam and Muslims in Europe: Controversies, Actors, and Movements

In recent years, Islam has increasingly become the subject of public debate and discourse in the Western World as well as a core research topic in various disciplines in the social...

language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
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...

language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
Netherlands, Groningen

Youth, education and work in (post-)conflict areas

At first sight, the small town of Gulu in northern Uganda is a lively meeting place bustling with activities. There is a huge market, an expanding university and one can get a good...

Estonia, Tallinn

Gamification Workshop

Gamification: Creating interesting, interactive and fun content from the mundane. What is Gamification? What examples of gamification already exist? How do you gamify something?...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 250
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 a...

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

International Business and Finance

The world’s economy is becoming increasingly global and individuals who understand the international context of business and finance are in demand. This course will explore some...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
Germany, Berlin

Study Tour to Berlin

This summer program is designed for international guests, to step into European and especially German intercultural life. It is a one-week program. But everyone has the chance to...

language English
duration 1 week
Netherlands, Amsterdam

The Heart of Capitalism: Amsterdam and the Capitalist World, 1600-Present

Capitalism does have a heart, at least in an economic and geographical sense. From 1600 onwards, for a long time that heart was Amsterdam. Today, Amsterdam still is a major player...

Netherlands, Groningen

Humor and Satire in Contemporary Europe

This interdisciplinary summer school will focus on the various forms taken by humour in contemporary European societies; we will discuss a broad range of sources, from literature a...

Netherlands, Groningen

Local Energy Innovation for Global Change

The Groningen Energy Summer School (GESS2018), held for the 7th time in 2018, will focus on Local Energy Innovations for Global Change. The Summer School takes an integrative appro...

Netherlands, Amsterdam

The Circular City: Towards a Sustainable Urban Ecosystem

Due to their environmental impact, cities play a crucial role in the transition towards sustainable societies. Despite the fact that they occupy only 3% of the global terrestrial s...

Estonia, Tallinn

Social Enterprises: Using Your Creativity and Sensitivity

The course is intended to contribute to the students’ systematic understanding of social enterprises in order to promote social inclusion of vulnerable people in the community in a...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 200
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,...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 250
Estonia, Tallinn

Know Thyself: On the Essence of the Human Mind

Despite centuries of advancements, the human mind still seems to be an unsolvable mystery in mainstream psychology today. One reason may be that modern psychologists still search f...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 245
United Kingdom, London

Pre-University Psychology **For ages 16-17**

**For ages 16-17** This course is designed for students considering undergraduate study in Psychology and related subjects. Students will be introduced to core aspects of studyi...

Spain, Barcelona

ATTRACTIVE CITIES: Successes and Conflicts

The main aim of the summer school is to improve the knowledge of the participants in the field of the urban attractions analysed from different perspective and in particular concer...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 500
Netherlands, Groningen

Health and Human Rights

Most deaths that currently occur globally are the result of ‘non-communicable’ diseases, in particular cardiovascular diseases, most cancers, chronic respiratory diseases and diabe...

Netherlands, Groningen

Youth Participation in Research, Policy and Practice

This summer school addresses trends and conclusions after two decades of children’s and young people’s participation: its pitfalls and its challenges. It aims to envision promising...

Netherlands, Groningen

Multiple Approaches to the Perception of Speech

The focus of this summer school is the multidisciplinary approach needed to understand speech perception, in its process from sensory to cognitive, and in its function in well-bein...

Summer School of Sport and Exercise Sciences

Summer School of Sport and Exercise Sciences is developed to provide cross-cultural learning experience. The program provides an opportunity to learn about the field of Kinesiology...

language Czech
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
United Kingdom, Nottingham

Groups and Identities in Everyday Life

How does society shape our lives and how do we shape society? How do you apply psychological theory and research to understand ‘real world’ problems and different communities? In w...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
France, Paris

Paris Summer School | Urban Ethnography

The annual SSPSSR UG Summer School in Urban Ethnography provides participants with direct experience of urban ethnography and equips them with skills for future research. The Summe...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 7.5 ECTS
fee GBP 970
Netherlands, Groningen

Creating a Climate for Change

The summer school “Creating a Climate for Change” is an interdisciplinary learning experience aimed at inspiring and activating students (PhD, Masters) and professionals working or...

Denmark, Aarhus

Youth, Drugs and Alcohol - Social Sciences Approach

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...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 10 ECTS
fee EUR 692
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
fee EUR 3
Netherlands, The Hague

Gender Identity, Validation, and Activism

This course will address gender identity and equality. Rather than studying about gender equality, this course will look at the process of validation of gender and personhood, wit...

Netherlands, Groningen

Urban Strategies for Health Promotion

A guided tour through Groningen – one of the Netherlands’ oldest cities and saturated with architectural gems designed by international star designers – kick starts a Summer School...

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...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
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...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
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...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
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...

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

How the Brain Works and What Can Go Wrong

The brain is an amazing object which controls human lives – it is a complex inter- connection of neurons which store our memories and knowledge and has a complex brain chemistry....

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS

Team Psychology in Practice

This summer school offers a great opportunity to acquire practical skills and competences, as well as theoretical knowledge in the area of GROUP WORK, from the point of view of soc...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
Hungary, Budapest

Personality Disorders: Psychoanalytic and other treatment modalities

Personality Disorders: Psychoanalytic and Other Treatment Modalities is an academic program organized by Eötvös Loránd University Faculty of Education and Psychology aiming to unit...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 7 ECTS
fee EUR 199
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 790
Austria, Seggau/Leibnitz

Meditating and Mediating Change: State - Society - Religion

In our interpretation, meditating and mediating change is the taking on of the responsibility of intellectuals to offer critical in-depth discussion in a world of babble. This is a...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
Netherlands, Amsterdam

The Everyday City and Beyond

Connect the dots between the social and spatial dimensions of urban development. This three-week interdisciplinary course unravels the practice, theory, policies and politics of ‘...

Netherlands, Amsterdam

Mindfulness and Compassion-based Interventions

As our world becomes busier and more interconnected, people's lives take different trajectories towards new futures. This socio-cultural shift also affects our well being. But has...

Netherlands, Groningen

The Curse of Natural Gas Resources

Energy is vital to every society and moreover, importantly we see in the world significant changes in the use of energy. As the Energy Academy Europe brings together relevant activ...

United Kingdom, London, Cambridge

Psychology **15 - 18 year olds**

At LITE Regal's award winning psychology course, students will be offered an insight and introduction to the topics of psychology offered a Top University. Aimed primarily to all...

language English
duration 8 weeks
Netherlands, Amsterdam

Big Data in Society

More and more data is being collected about us and our activities. Our social media interactions, online search and shopping behaviour, but also offline location tracking and senso...

Netherlands, Amsterdam

Summer Institute on Addiction

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

Netherlands, Groningen

Intercultural Competence

Intercultural competence is considered one of the top 10 work skills needed for the workforce of 2020. It entails recognizing cultural differences, understanding how these differen...

Netherlands, The Hague

Migration & Society

The summer school addresses trends and dynamics of migration and their interaction with society after settlement, from both a scientific and policy perspective. Speakers from vario...

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

Migrants, Borders, Power(s): Contemporary Struggles, Moral Claims and Regimes of (im)mobility

Theoretical and ideological images of a borderless and interconnected global condition in which the nation state’s power decreases and “flows” of people, capital and information ma...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 450

Citizenship and Violence: From States to Streets

Why violence, visible and non-visible, physical and structural, cannot be separated from citizenship, ancient and modern? Why being political cannot avoid violence, even when we pr...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 450
United Kingdom, Oxford & Cambridge

Academic Courses in Psychology

Psychology is the scientific study of mental life. The human brain is the most complex object on earth containing over 100 billion nerve cells, and 100 trillion connections among t...

language English
duration 7 weeks
United Kingdom, Oxford & Cambridge

Academic Courses in Philosophy

Philosophy is the study of how arguments are put together and taken apart, you will see how arguments are constructed using premises that move to conclusions; and how such argument...

language English
duration 7 weeks
Netherlands, Groningen

Things That Matter 4

This fourth edition of the highly successful summer school Things That Matter addresses the tension between the materiality of sources and their digitization. The recent advances o...

United Kingdom, Canterbury

Quantitative Research 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 7.5 ECTS
Italy, Palermo

Migrants, Human Rights and Democracy

This year edition Summer School offers an international context in dealing with forced migrations, human rights displaced lifes and vulnerability issues. Several experts will contr...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 350
Switzerland, Lausanne

Gender studies

Organized jointly by the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) and the University of Lausanne (UNIL), the Gender studies summer school named BRULAU aims at strengthening the gender s...

language French
duration 1 week
fee CHF 200
Sweden, Gothenburg

Mechanisms of Corruption: Regional Perspectives and Potential Solutions

The Third Interdisciplinary Corruption Research (ICR) Forum “Mechanisms of Corruption: Regional Perspectives and Potential Solutions” aims to bring together international junior re...

language English
duration 1 week
France, Paris

Math for Life

A General Education course designed for students majoring in subjects not requiring math skills, and those who dislike math. Projects are developed from a range of everyday situati...

France, Paris

Applied Statistics I

Introduces the tools of statistical analysis. Combines theory with extensive data collection and computer-assisted laboratory work. Develops an attitude of mind accepting uncertain...

France, Paris

Investigative Psychology

Investigative psychology is a sub-discipline of forensic psychology, but is more focused on police investigations than on the court system, the correctional system, or helping vict...

France, Paris

Introduction to Psychology

This course discusses the intellectual foundations of contemporary psychology. Students learn about the concepts, theories and experiments basic to an understanding of the discipli...

France, Paris

Summer school ‘Advanced measurement of quality of working life’

Quality of working life (QWL) gains a prominent interest on the public debate and especially at the European level as it is a major component of well-being. Among the research circ...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 10 ECTS
Ireland, Cork

Economy & Society Summer School

Week long residential summer school in a castle in rural Ireland, with core staff and visiting speakers leading an intensive interdisciplinary discussion on Economy + Society.

language English
duration 1 week
credits 10 ECTS
fee EUR 360
Greece, Kavala

THE SCIENCE OF HAPPINESS

What is happiness? Why are some people happier than others? Should we deliberately intervene to try to foster happiness at an individual and/or societal level – and if so, how? Cou...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4.5 ECTS
Hungary, Budapest

Expert workshop 'Methods and data infrastructure to measure the quality of life of various vulnerable groups: extending IPOLIS'

The aim of the expert workshop is to discuss the main conceptual and methodological issues related to the measurement of quality of life and to the underlying data infrastructure f...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 10 ECTS
Belgium, Brussels

Expert workshop 'Measuring the platform economy: size and impact'

CEPS is organising an Expert Workshop on the topic of platform economy with a focus on its size and impact as well as the fast transformation that the sector has inflicted in the t...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 10 ECTS
Germany, Cologne

Longitudinal Network Analysis Using RSiena

Stochastic actor-based models for network dynamics are models for statistical inference for network panel data, i.e., repeated measures of a network, or of network and behaviour, o...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 300
Germany, Cologne

Spatial Analysis and Spatial Econometrics

The course focuses on detecting, estimating, and analyzing models of spatially dependent data. Spatial interdependence - that the actions, outcomes, behaviors of some units are aff...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 300
Spain, Valencia

Imagining Southern Europe: Culture and Populism

Southern European countries such as Spain, Portugal, Italy and Greece face common social, cultural and economic challenges. These challenges require profound analysis and evaluatio...

Germany, Cologne

Multilevel Analysis

This course introduces methods for modelling multilevel data structures, for example pupils nested within schools, or individuals nested within neighbourhoods. Starting with basic...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 300
Netherlands, Groningen

Uncertainty, Disagreement, and Conflict

What makes economic and political institutions just, legitimate, or otherwise desirable? What ethical criteria should we use to evaluate the results of public policy? Conversely, g...

Netherlands, Amsterdam

Migration in the margins of Europe

From January 18 until January 31, 2017 the seminars will run daily, at the NIA in Athens. The courses will combine field research in specific neighbourhoods of Athens and in select...

Netherlands, Groningen

Intercultural Competence

In today’s globalized world, interaction between people is intercultural by nature. The ability to collaborate with others from diverse backgrounds is seen as key to employability...

Netherlands, Amsterdam

THE CIRCLE CITY: PLANNING FOR RESOURCEFUL CITIES

How can cities reuse their resources to provide for housing, public spaces and urban qualities? How can planning reduce the environmental impact of urban development? What type o...

Courses 2017

Italy, SILA Nationa Park

Leadership and Governance for Sustainable Tourism

Leadership and Governance for Sustainable Tourism is a 3 days High Level event, co-organized by the Foundation for European Sustainable Tourism (FEST) and the European Travel Commi...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 250
Austria, Vienna

Exile and Memory – Interdisciplinary Perspectives

In 2017 Marie Jahoda Summer School invites young scholars working on the issue of exile and memory. The aim of the summer school is to establish an environment for intellectually o...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 140
Belgium, Antwerp

EUROMOD-HHOT WINTER SCHOOL: Using EUROMOD for model family simulations (with optional module on microsimulation and variance estimation)

The aim of the winter school is to provide academics, policy practitioners and other interested users with an introduction to the concepts, structure and functioning of HHoT and EU...

Italy, Rome

URBAN POVERTY. The praxis of planning in unequal cities

This summer school is an opportunity for opening research to issues of poverty and inequality in our cities. It will take advantage from the collaboration of experts in different...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 150
Germany, DE 83370 Seeon-Seebruck

International School on Energy Systems (ISES) 2017

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

Politics and Aesthetics of the Common: cultural performances and public sphere

The proposed international interdisciplinary workshop is organized by the Department of Theatre Studies, Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University in partnership with the Palacký Univers...

language English
duration 1 week
Switzerland, Geneva

Human Rights, Gender and Alterity

In 2017 the first edition of the Summer School “Human rights, gender and alterity” will take place in Geneva. This unique transdisciplinary course is aimed at students and practiti...

Netherlands, Rotterdam

Work Smart, Win Time: study skills HBO

The contents of this course focus on cognitive skills that make and keep studying challenging and appealing. The contents of this course: In this course the following points wi...

language Dutch
duration 1 week
fee EUR 395
Croatia, Cres

What is the creative act? : The Sea, Retreat

Concept We dive into the main theme which holds it all together, just as it at the same time puts all in flux. The Sea: taciturn, surging, immanent, open, smooth, with different...

language English
duration 2 weeks
Netherlands, Utrecht

Multiple Imputation in Practice

No prior programming experience with R is required; the course offers tracks for novices and experts. Most researchers in the social and behavioural sciences have encountered th...

Sexualities, Cultures and Politics

Lecture 1: Loving the Alien: A Post-post-human Manifesto Esposito points out, “for life to remain as such, it must submit itself to an alien force that, if not entirely hostile,...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 200
Netherlands, Groningen

The Future of Child and Family Welfare Policy

How far does variation in policies and priorities reflect diversity in the social construction of abuse and neglect between countries? Are variations in policy and practice associa...

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

Item Nonresponse and Multiple Imputation

his 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 it...

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
Germany, Cologne

Meta-Analysis

This course will provide an introduction to a broad range of meta-analytical techniques using the free statistical software package R. Meta-analysis can be thought of as a collecti...

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

Introduction to Data Analysis Using Stata

This course is tailored to academics and research professionals that are new to statistical computing and/or Stata. Users that are familiar with earlier versions of Stata and wish...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 100
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

Introduction to Open Science in Empirical Research

Open science is "the practice of science in such a way that others can collaborate and contribute, where research data, lab notes and other research processes are freely available,...

Netherlands, Utrecht

Survey Research: Design, Implementation and Data Processing

This course covers the essentials of modern survey methodology and analysis and is organized by the Department of Methodology and Statistics in collaboration with Statistics Nether...

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, 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

Assessing Measurement Quality

Measurement instruments-questions, items, or tests-have been used in the social sciences to measure concepts of interest. A sufficient quality of the measurement instruments is cru...

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

Structural Equation Modeling for Longitudinal and Panel Data

The course will expand on the course “Introduction to Structural Equation Modeling: Confirmatory Factor Analysis with Mplus” and show how to apply the SEM approach to longitudinal...

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

Insiders and Outsiders: everyday bordering processes along the Finnish-Russian border and beyond

Besides an introduction to borders as changing phenomenon and to border studies, the lectures include those on the historical construction of Russian and Soviet borders; people’s e...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 500
Finland, Kuopio

International Migration Studies in Child, Youth and Family Welfare

The unprecedented migration of young political refugees from Middle Eastern to European Union countries, and the internal economic pressures forcing Indian rural labourers to leave...

duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 500
Hungary, Budapest

Questions of identity in the 21th century. Social practices and inequalities

The course provides students skills to interpret and evaluate society's different current and future environments with central focus on the topics of intimate relationships and onl...

language English
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 400
Macedonia, Struga

Preparing Global Leaders Institute

Preparing Global Leaders Institute is one of the four international leadership schools of the Washington-based Preparing Global Leaders Foundation. For six years, we have trained d...

language English
duration 2 weeks
Finland, Helsinki

Faith and Globalization

This Helsinki Summer School course addresses some of the key issues of religion and violence as well as religiously inspired ethics in the face of secular modernity and globalisati...

Finland, Helsinki

Postfoundational Discourse Theory in Humanities and Social Science Research

In these turbulent times, it is important to focus on the founding processes and foundations of our social and political existence. Many structures, identities and ideas we have ta...

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...

Germany, Bochum

Arts & Science in Urban Context

The international Summer School’s goal is to develop and foster interdisciplinary exchange between students, researchers and teaching staff on the future of urbanity. With a focus...

language English
duration 2 weeks
Netherlands, Utrecht

Open science and Scholarship: Changing Your Research Workflow

Increasingly, funders, publishers and institutions require researchers to work in an Open Science manner. This course offers an introduction in Open Science for researchers of all...

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: Confirmatory Factor Analysis with Mplus

The course focuses on measurement models and their application within the Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) framework. We will show how a theoretical model, represented through me...

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

Design and Implementation of Longitudinal Surveys

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

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

Nordic Welfare Model and Social Services in Transition

The course introduces the welfare state and especially the Nordic welfare state from historical and present day perspective.

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 500
Germany, Bochum

Humanitarian Action

The International Summer School will familiarize with the fascinating, but demanding field of international humanitarian action and the manifold problems associated with reducing h...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 6 ECTS
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...

Germany, Cologne

Preparing Data for Re-use: A Practical Guide to Processing and Documenting your Data for Sharing

Re-use of research data becomes increasingly important in social science research. Not only is replicability of research data and research findings considered an integral part of g...

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 and its causes. For this reason, typical research interests refer not only to the observation of change but fi...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 100
Germany, Cologne

Introduction to Data Analysis Using Mplus

This short course introduces the statistical software Mplus. Mplus is one of the most widely used software packages for analysing latent variable models. The main objective of this...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 100
Russia, Kazan

Psychological Competency

The School consists of theoretical and practical classes. It will help the Attendees to reveal all strong, weak and positive parts of their characters. It will teach how beneficial...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee USD 700
Netherlands, Amsterdam

Model-based Neuroscience

Tthe fourth Model-Based Neuroscience Summer School will be hosted at the University of Amsterdam. The summer school will provide students with hands-on experience in both cognit...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 400
Germany, Bonn

Development Policy

The program offers: classes that cover the main areas of development policy guest lectures on selected issues of development policy excursions (for example to governmental ins...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 750
Spain, A Coruña

Emotional Intelligence under Stress: Useful, Unnecessary, or Irrelevant?

Emotional intelligence is potentially helpful in reducing stress for some individuals, but unnecessary or irrelevant for others. This training course is based on the Mayer and Salo...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 600
Czech Republic, Prague

Behavioral Public Policy

Behavioral sciences encompass aspects of many disciplines such as economics, psychology, sociology, political science, anthropology, and those aspects of biology that deal with hum...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 699

Energy Security Summer School

This years’ topic is Energy Infrastructure and Policy Repercussions. The summer school is open to undergraduate and graduate students of International Relations, Political Science,...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 630
United Kingdom, London

Food and Nutrition in Development

This course is designed for students, academics and practitioners interested in gaining knowledge on food, nutrition and health in low and middle-income countries. The course will...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
Czech Republic, Svaty Jan pod Skalou (near Prague)

Critical Thinking **Ages 15-20**

"In every social system, there is a specific set of rules and possible actions. A constant exception from them is a mysterious variable scientists haven’t fully understood yet: hum...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 230
Czech Republic, Svaty Jan pod Skalou (near Prague)

Human Evolution **Ages 15-20**

This course looks at morality from the perspective of our minds. Are we born with some sort of moral compass, or is morality purely cultural and learnt? How do we judge what is goo...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 230
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...

Netherlands, Tilburg

Cultural Diversity: Theory and Practice

The course explores what psychology has to say about societies that become more multicultural, international students, and diverse teams in organizations and at the workplace. We w...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 900
Netherlands, Utrecht

Psychotrauma and Culture

What is the role of ‘culture’ in treating PTSD? This course is about the interplay of trauma, culture, changing contexts and mental health care. The programme will address the chal...

Netherlands, Utrecht

Demographics and Migration Crisis in Trump-era

Demographics, Migration Crisis in Trump-Era is a two week summer course that examines trends in global demographics, migration and migration policies today from interdisciplinary p...

United Kingdom, Glasgow

Social Justice and Political Thought

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

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 10 ECTS
fee GBP 2
Netherlands, Rotterdam

Propagandas: How Human Beliefs Are Controlled

Summary More and more present in our daily lives, propaganda has been shaping societies and controlling people's behaviors for centuries. This course intends to explain how propag...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 925
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
Armenia, Yerevan

European Integration and Energy Security

Yerevan State University as a part of the Jean Monnet Network "Developing European Studies in the Caucasus" (DESCnet) invites graduate (BA level) and post-graduate (MA level: stude...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 100
Netherlands, Utrecht

Advanced course on using Mplus

If you are already familiar with Mplus, you can gain more insight in what you are actually doing or in advanced longitudinal analyses with this course. This is a five-day advanced...

Netherlands, Utrecht

Neurocognitive Methods in Infant and Toddler Research

Neurocognitive research on babies and young children is burgeoning. Recent experimental research on for instance perception, language, and social skills has led to many important i...

Netherlands, Breda

Experience Design

In the last part of our summer school programme we''ll give you unique insights in the world of Imagineering! In three days you'll learn about: How can an organisation turn ’cust...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
Netherlands, Rotterdam

Creative and Innovative Thinking through Body Movement, Creativity and Arts

For Creativity and Innovative thinking our mind and body need to work together closely. In 5 days, participants will experience how this synthesis can influence and develop creati...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 1 ECTS
fee EUR 495
Netherlands, Rotterdam

Effective Leadership & Communication Through Awareness of Body Language & Non-Verbal Communication

This workshop will improve your communication and relationships with others when leading, supported by more awarness of your nonverbal- communication behavior. You will learn to us...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 1 ECTS
fee EUR 495
Italy, Rome, Florence and Tivoli

Art & Cultural Heritage in Italy

The program is divided in two weeks of lectures and visits. Although it is only by attending both weeks that students will gain a consistent knowledge of art and cultural heritage...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
Italy, Rome

Parliamentary Democracy in Europe: Parliaments, Democratic Accountability and Budgetary Powers

he program and the associated Jean Monnet Module on Parliamentary Accountability and Technical Expertise: Budgetary Powers, Information and Communication TEchnologies and Elections...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
Lithuania, Vilnius

Annual anti-corruption and accountability training for future leaders

Applications are now accepted for the 8th Transparency International School on Integrity , an annual state-of-the-art anti-corruption and accountability training for future leaders...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 650

Theodor Herzl Joint Summer Seminar

Masaryk University will organize a seminar for the selection of Israeli and Central European doctorate students (10 in total) in Telč in July 2017 (TBC). More information on offic...

language English
duration 1 week
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
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...

language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
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

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

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, Breda

Attraction and Theme Park Management

During the second part of our summer school programme you'll learn what’s going on in the attraction theme park world! In two days you will learn to understand the market and d...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
Hungary, Budapest

Migration in Europe

The main focus of this section is migration within the European community, a topic that has been deemphasized by the refugee crisis. We would like to analyze the problem from the v...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 130
Hungary, Budapest

Knowledge-based Society

In this section we will to discover how technological development influences our society. During the four days we will to learn about the effects that technology has on our lives w...

language English
duration 1 week
Netherlands, Amsterdam

Crime and Location: Spatial Analysis and Mapping

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...

Netherlands, Utrecht

Introduction to Structural Equation Modelling using Mplus

More and more researchers in the social and behavioural sciences are using, or want to use, Structural Equation Modelling (SEM) to investigate their theories. Mplus is a popular an...

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...

Switzerland, Geneva

SDG Summer School

In September 2015, world leaders committed to 17 Sustainable Development Goals or SDGs. Over the next 15 years, governments will strive to achieve goals such as ending extreme pove...

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 Modelling

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

Panel data modelling

This is an introduction to longitudinal data analysis on an applied level using Stata. The focus of the course is on data management and analyzing micro panel data.

language English
duration 1 week
Netherlands, Breda

Placemaking and Experience Design

Do you want to know more about destination marketing, learn what’s going on in the attraction theme park world and have unique insights in how to create experiences? This is your c...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 2 ECTS
Netherlands, Breda

Placemaking and Destination Shaping

This course is the first part of the NHTV summer school programme which we organise with our Chinese partner IFT, Macao. During these three days you'll learn everything about dest...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
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
Italy, Bologna

Summer School on Forced Migration and Asylum

The Summer School, organised by two organisations active on the frontline of reception and integration of asylum seekers and supported by several public and private partners workin...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 450
Netherlands, Amsterdam

Practising Human Rights in Urban Areas

A practice-oriented, Amsterdam-based summer course with an international perspective. In this summer course, you learn strategies and skills to work with groups that are in a chall...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 600
United Kingdom, London

Migration and Europe: borders, mobility and the future of the EU

This Summer Course is a joint effort of Middlesex University, the University of Barcelona and the Autonomous University of Barcelona and is planned to take place in London from the...

language English
duration 1 week
fee GBP 550
Hungary, Budapest

Psychoanalysis on Trauma and Beyond

This international summer school creates a forum to discuss recent developments, theoretical and practical problems of the profession. The focus of this year’s discussion will be c...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 7 ECTS
fee EUR 250
United Kingdom, Manchester

Statistical analysis of social networks

his is an introduction to statistical analysis of networks. While no strict prerequisites are assumed, you might find it helpful to have some basic knowledge of social network anal...

language English
duration 1 week
fee GBP 600
United Kingdom, Manchester

Factor Analysis for Integrated Mixed Methods Research

This summer school strand approaches mixed methods from the viewpoint that methods can be integrated not separated at the analysis stage. It focuses on the use of case-studies and...

language English
duration 1 week
fee GBP 600
France, Guyancourt

An interdisciplinary approach of transport, climate change and wellbeing

In the context of the recent multidimensional crisis that has affected most of the countries in the world, the current challenge consists in making economic growth and development...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 550
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
Estonia, Riga in Latvia and Tallin in Estonia

After the Empire: the Collapse of Communism and Beyond 2-week programme

This programme is a joint course offered by the University of Tartu in cooperation with the University of Latvia. Week I in Riga - Latvia: Society, Politics and Economy 2-9 July...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
Czech Republic, Brno, Telč, Budapest, Vienna, Prague

International Relations and Threats to Global Security

This intensive and dynamic course involves academic classes, active group work, guest presentations and field trips. It is ideal for students studying international relations, poli...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 8 ECTS
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
Greece, Molyvos (Mythimna), Lesvos island

Cultural Trauma: theoretical perspectives, empirical evidence, somatic responses

"Cultural Trauma: theoretical perspectives, empirical evidence, somatic responses" brings together scholars, researchers, artists, and humanitarian aid workers and officials, to of...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 7 ECTS
fee EUR 500
Spain, Toledo - Spain

ActionxChange

Action x Change is part of the Short Programs Area, which aims to spread the values ​​and mission of UWC through enriching and transformative experiences of short duration. Action...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 10 ECTS
Spain, Barcelona

Implementing high-quality 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
Spain, Barcelona

Correction for measurement error

This crash-course to correction for measurement error in survey data starts with defining measurement error and highlighting why it is important to take it into account in statist...

language English
duration 1 week
Spain, BARCELONA

Dealing with missing data in regression models

Most researchers in the social and behavioural sciences have encountered the problem of missing data: It seriously complicates the statistical analysis of data, and simply ignoring...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 10 ECTS
Italy, Acquapendente

The Political Anthropology of Subversion: On a secret technique of transformation

IPA SUMMER SCHOOL 2017 The Political Anthropology of Subversion: On a secret technique of transformation The 2017 IPASS Summer School on “Subversion” will examine ancient,...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 10 ECTS
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...

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
Spain, Barcelona

Social Media Research Big Data

Citizens across the globe spend an increasing proportion of their daily lives online. Their activities leave behind granular, time-stamped footprints of human behavior and personal...

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
United Kingdom, Manchester

Creative approaches to qualitative researching

This intermediate level course offers a hands-on introduction to creative approaches to doing qualitative research. The various stages of research will be covered, from data collec...

language English
duration 1 week
fee GBP 600
France, Pays de la Loire - Angers

Tourism

Discover France: the world's leading tourist destination, and Loire Valley. The Loire Valley is the third most popular tourist destination in France after Paris and the Riviera. It...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
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...

Switzerland, Geneva

Global and Regional Migration Governance

The summer school offers a unique opportunity to learn and discuss about structures, actors, processes and challenges of global and regional migration governance in dialogue with i...

Italy, Rome, Brussels, Paris

Europe in the XXI Century - in partnership with Université Paris-Dauphine

The Program will be held in the cities that constitute the very heart of European integration. 1st week: Rome –the city where the first formal step towards European integration...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 8 ECTS
United Kingdom, Oxford

Broadening Horizons **Ages 16 to 18**

Broadening Horizons 2 and 4 week programmes offer the opportunity to live and study in a college of the University of Oxford or Yarnton Manor. Students choose 3 subjects from 30 av...

language English
duration 10 weeks
United Kingdom, Oxford

New Perspectives **Ages 13 to 15**

New Perspectives 2 or 4 week programmes give students the chance to live in a college of the University of Oxford. For each session, students choose their own combination of subjec...

language English
duration 10 weeks

Academic Discovery **Ages 8 to 10 or 11 to 12**

For each week-long session, students choose to follow either the STEM stream or the Arts and Humanities stream, and then investigate a key question for the duration of their week’s...

language English
duration 10 weeks
Czech Republic, Brno, Prague, Budapest, Vienna

World in Transition and Central European Transformation: Lessons Learnt

The program provides a broad understanding of state transformation issues in general and from the practical experience of the Czech Republic and its Central European neighbours dra...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 8 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
France, Paris

How to conceptualize corruption? Understanding corruption to design effective anti-corruption policies

The Second Interdisciplinary Corruption Research (ICR) Forum “How to conceptualize corruption? Understanding corruption to design effective policies” aims to bring together interna...

language English
duration 1 week
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...

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...

Czech Republic, Brno (Czech Republic), Haifa (Israel)

The Challenge of Diversity: The Jewish Experience in Central Europe and Israel

This five week course will trace the 1000-year historical trajectory of European Jewry in Central and Eastern Europe – the core being the current Czech Republic (Bohemia, Moravia,...

language English
duration 5 weeks
United Kingdom, Manchester

Introduction to social network analysis using UCINET and Netdraw

This is an introductory course, covering the concepts, methods and data analysis techniques of social network analysis. The course is based on the book "Analyzing Social Networks"...

language English
duration 5 weeks
fee GBP 600
Germany, Frankfurt

Causal Modelling in STATA: The IV – SEM approach

Causal modelling is increasingly being used in both social and biomedical sciences to model the presence, sign, and direction of influence for the relations of all pairs of variabl...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 735
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, Florence

Introduction to Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Modelling (PLSSE) using STATA

PLS-SEM, also referred to as partial least squares path modelling, is a type of SEM, which is being increasing used in social sciences, psychology, business administration and mark...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 598
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
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...

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

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

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
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

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
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