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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...

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...

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

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....

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

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
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...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
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...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 150
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
Lithuania, Palanga

Project Management for PhD Students

Project life cycle. Project Strategy. Project structure and Planning. Control and risk management. Practical application.

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 250
Lithuania, Palanga

Writing for Scholars

What is academic writing? Scholarly writing as conversation. What are you trying to say? Developing your argument. How will you say it? Structuring your manuscript. How will yo...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 250
Lithuania, Palanga

Open Science and Research Data Management: tips and tools to help you plan to get the most from your data

Open reproducible science and research: guidelines, strategies and tools. Practising Open Science in your daily research processes. Why manage data? FAIR data and Research Data...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 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...

Netherlands, Nijmegen

Buying Happiness: Introduction to Consumer Behaviour and Media Psychology

‘Buying happiness’ combines basic consumer with an introduction to media psychology. With the debate regarding the nature of happiness and how “having” impacts on our sense of bein...

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

Conducting Fieldwork in (Post-)Conflict Environments

Conducting fieldwork in (post-)conflict settings is challenging. This course aims to prepare you for the fieldwork process by addressing practical, methodological and ethical issue...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 595
Netherlands, Nijmegen

Gender & Diversity: Core Concepts of Society and Science

Social categories such as gender, ethnicity, sexuality and age are at the core of our identity and underlie one of the most important divisions in society along which inequalities...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 500
Netherlands, Nijmegen

22 years of South African Democracy: A Review of HIV, Gender & Sexuality

22 years into democracy: how far have we come regarding HIV & Aids, gender and sexuality in post-apartheid South Africa?  This interactive course aims to develop a global understan...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 525
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...

Netherlands, Nijmegen

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

Would you like to discover the Netherlands from an insider’s perspective? In this course you will explore and experience the Dutch culture, history and people. Local students from...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 425
Netherlands, Nijmegen

Peer Relations and Interactions in Childhood and Adolescence

Peers are powerful socialisation agents, contributing well beyond the collective influences of family and school. This highly interactive course focuses on the role of peer relatio...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 500
Netherlands, Nijmegen

Positive Psychology: The Science behind Flourishing Individuals and Organizations

Positive Psychology is the scientific study of human flourishing. This highly interactive and experiential course introduces you to the leading theories on wellbeing, resilience an...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 575
Netherlands, Nijmegen

Psychology of Fashion and Beauty

How do we explain ‘beauty’ and how people react to it? How can we explain fashion and the changes that taste, trends and fashions undergo? Psychologists have engaged with all these...

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

Things to Remember: Materiality, Memory and Identity

Objects are vital to remembering the past. We write to do lists, take photographs and buy souvenirs, cherish things we inherited from our grandparents and build memorials to remind...

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: 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...

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...

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...

Russia, St.Petersburg

Focus on Russia: Language, Art and Politics

St.Petersburg with its rich history and art is a city that inspires, a city you will fall in love with once you visit it. Within this module you will simultaneously: gain or a...

language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 6.5 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
Hungary, Pécs

Pécs Debate Academy - 'University Education and Student Life in the 21st Century'

The special Pécs Debate Academy 2017 uses a mixed methodology. Students learn about the hot topics of higher education in 21st century from international and local experts while th...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 350
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
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
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...

duration 1 week
fee EUR 450
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
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
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...

language English
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...

language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 900
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...

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, 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...

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
Netherlands, The Hague

The local impact of global migration

This module investigates the causes and consequences of migration. It looks deeper into the effects migration has on the Netherlands and especially on the Hague, the location of ou...

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, 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
United Kingdom, London

Leadership, Communication and Culture

This hands-on, interactive and stimulating course provides you with key theoretical and practical insights into intercultural communication in the workplace and the impact of cultu...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 7.5 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...

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 conc...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 500
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...

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
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

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
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...

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...

Denmark, Aarhus

Youth, Drugs and the Night-Time Economy - course closed

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 680
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
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...

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
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...

language English
duration 8 weeks
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...

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...

Netherlands, Groningen

Gender and Diversity in Academia

Diversity and inclusion are key terms in many universities’ strategic plans. But are they being realised? Are we narrowing the gender gap and advancing diversity in practice in aca...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 250
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
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
Russia, St.Petersburg

Innovative Marketing Technologies in Tourism: from Theory to Practice

Are you involved into tourism business? Do you want to create the unique sales proposal for tourists in your domestic region? Then you have to study up -to-date technologies of inn...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
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
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 6 weeks
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
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
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...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
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
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...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 500
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

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
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...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
Italy, Lampedusa

Migrants, Human Rights and Democracy

This year edition Summer School offers an international context in dealing with forced migrations, human rights and “displaced lifes” issues in Lampedusa (Sicily). Several experts...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 300
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
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
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
Netherlands, Groningen

Children's Right to Participation

According to the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, all children have the right to participation: the right to participate in decision-making processes that may be relevant...

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

Forensic Psychology

An introduction to forensic psychology, this course critically covers how psychology is (and can be) applied to the justice system. Topics include, but are not limited to, competen...

France, Paris

Introduction to Sexuality Reseach

This intensive 3-week summer course examines different methodological approaches in sexuality studies. After examining the origins and the definitions of the « sexuality » concept...

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...

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 (Oder)

Europe and Violence

This course consists of three parts that are especially designed to offer an interdisciplinary approach on the topic of violence in Europe. Historical, poltical and legal perspecti...

language English
duration 7 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
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
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
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
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
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
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
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...

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...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 100
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
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
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
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
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