Netherlands, The Hague

Health, Well-Being and Culture

when 2 July 2018 - 27 July 2018
language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 1750

What does it mean to be sick and what does it mean to be healthy? What is the role of culture in how we experience and practice our well-being in the world? How do people negotiate multiple approaches to health, while confronting a range of living conditions. Moreover, what does it mean to become a patient and undergo your journey through a health system? The course provides an interdisciplinary approach and combines multiple learning methods such as lectures, workshop, discussion, interviewing, group work, fieldwork and student presentation. Students will not only have the opportunity to explore a range of interesting topics, but can also improve their research and presentation skills.

Course leader

Aminata Cairo (Lectorate of Inclusive Education)

Target group

The program is open to anyone who has completed 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

This elective module provides an interdisciplinary approach and combines multiple learning methods such as lectures, workshop, discussion, interviewing, group work, fieldwork and student presentation.

The aims of this elective course are:

1. Students will learn about health in the cultural context of the Netherlands, but will explore cultures from all over the world.
2. Students will explore different experiences and interpretations of health and well-being while learning about different cultural contexts.

Credits info

3 ECTS
The Hague Summer School are assigned ECTS (European Credit Transfer System). The two week program is worth 4 ECTS. The four week program is worth 8 ECTS.
Detailed program descriptions and outlines will be provided to the students to facilitate the credit transfer.

Fee info

EUR 1750: You might be eligible to a discount. Please contact thehaguesummerschool@hhs.nl for more information on the fees.

Scholarships

None