Amsterdam, Netherlands

Advanced Summer Institute on Sexuality, Culture and Society

when 7 July 2024 - 1 August 2024
language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 10 EC
fee EUR 1500

During this four-week advanced programme, participants will build on their existing knowledge of sexuality as it is contextualized by issues of ethnicity, nationality, class, and religion. Further, participants will deepen their familiarity with how sexuality is conceptualized and practiced across a variety of research, programmatic, and advocacy venues.

This summer, applicants will have the opportunity to apply for the Advanced Summer Institute in its entirety, or apply for one of the two constituent blocks.

Academic dates Block A: Sunday 7 July - Thursday 18 July 2024
Academic dates Block B: Sunday 21 July - Thursday 1 August 2024

Please see the course website for more information.

Course leader

Dr. Robert J. Davidson

Target group

The Summer Institute is open to students with a focused interest in sexuality research. PhD and MA students preferred, BA degree required. Selection of applicants is based on academic achievement, relevant work experience and commitment to the field of sexuality as demonstrated in the application form.

Students with no previous experience in the field should consider taking our introductory course on Sexuality Studies prior to applying to the Summer Institute.

Course aim

Each year, the Summer Institute is comprised of a multidisciplinary international faculty and student body from a range of social and cultural backgrounds, offering a rewarding and challenging learning experience. Besides learning from our expert faculty and guest lecturers, participants benefit from an exceptional networking opportunity through the sharing of experiences, works in progress, research plans and diverse perspectives.

Credits info

10 EC
Participants who wish to earn credits (EC) receive an official transcript stating the course taken, credits earned and grade obtained. An official transcript will only be issued if the student successfully completes all necessary programme components.

If the student decides to participate in only one block instead of the full programme, 5 European Credits (EC) are awarded.

Fee info

EUR 1500: The tuition fee is €1400 for a single block. For participants who take both modules, the total tuition fee is €2500. The tuition fee includes all course materials, excursions and site visits, lunch on class days and a public transportation card.
EUR 475: Approximate housing fee per block, €800 for the entire program . Arranging housing through our office is optional.


There are several scholarship opportunities. Please check the course website for more information and scholarship deadlines.