Netherlands, The Hague

Social Trends in cities in the 32st Century

when 17 July 2017 - 28 July 2017
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 899

Module description:
Sustainability encompasses environmental, social and economic improvements. During this module you will get inspired by real life examples of sustainable solutions to 'wicked problems' related to social trends and issues in cities. Interesting speakers from our university, public and private organizations in and around The Hague share their knowledge with you.

Target group

The program is open to anyone who has completed their high school diploma (or equivalent) and has completed at least their first year bachelor degree level education. Applicants whose native tongue is not English, should have a good knowledge of the English language (Level B2 or higher). The Hague Summer School reserves the right to determine if applicants English language level is appropriate.

Course aim

Develop insights and the ability to reflect on the essence of key elements of change and society
Broaden your view on international and comparative developments and learn to adapt it into examples for your own county
Applying the theory and case studies by research and writing research paper and essays on innovative issues

Credits info

4 ECTS
The Hague Summer School are assigned ECTS (European Credit Transfer System). The amount of credits for each course depends on whether you choose the two or four week program. The two week program is worth 4 ECTS. It consists of a general module worth 1 ECTS and an elective module worth 3 ECTS. The four week program is worth 8 ECTS. It contains two general modules worth 2 ECTS and two elective modules worth 6 ECTS. Detailed program descriptions and outlines will be provided to the students to facilitate the credit transfer.

Fee info

EUR 899: Final Enrolment Deadline: 15th May 2017
The two week program of The Hague Summer School has a tuition fee of 899 Euro. However the 2 week course costs € 1.499,- for the full package, this includes the tuition fee, individual housing in the Student Hotel next to the University, and in-program as well as social activities & lunch. You will visit several organizations and companies in the region of The Hague. It is mandatory to use the full package. Discounts apply to students from partner Universities.
EUR 1499: Four week program of The Hague Summer has a tuition feel of 1499 Euro. However the 4 week course costs € 2.998,- for the full package, this includes tuition fee , individual housing in the Student Hotel next to the University, and in-programme as well as social activities & lunch. You will visit several organizations and companies in the region of The Hague. It is mandatory to use the full package. Discounts apply to students from partner universities.

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