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Energy Challenge – an interdisciplinary approach

Is hydrogen the answer in our quest to stop climate change? This summer school addresses the challenges of a hydrogen economy.

Dates: 26 - 30 August 2024
Application deadline: 31 May 2024

Health Equality in All Policies

Interested in public health and health equality? The summer school ‘Health Equality in All Policies’ offers a unique illustration of the different perspectives that are needed for good policies on public health.

Dates: 1 - 5 July 2024
Application deadline: 15 May 2024

Intercultural Competence for Students

Intercultural competence is considered one of the top 10 works skills needed. During this structured training participants will gain a deeper insight into their own culture and get the knowledge and skills needed to communicate effectively across cultures

Dates: 24 June - 28 June 2024
Application deadline: 6 May 2024

Finding Your Way in the Education-Work Transition

Gulu, northern Uganda, offers unique possibilities for fieldwork and interdisciplinary exchange to gain insight in mental resilience and youth entrepreneurship in a complex post-conflict area

Dates: 16 - 25 July 2024
Application deadline: 20 April 2024

Understanding and Preventing Suicide and Suicidal Behavior

It is with great pleasure that we would like to invite you to apply for our third Summer School. Throughout this summer school, students and researchers will take a dive into the field of suicide prevention, to better understand this tragedy in relation to challenges that the field of suicide prevention currently faces.

Dates: 2 - 6 June 2024
Application deadline: 25 March 2024

The World in Rome

Join our interdisciplinary Summer school and learn all about intercultural exchange and international co-operation in the Eternal City, in past and present.

Dates: 7 – 20 July 2024
Application deadline: 15 April 2024


Understand societal processes of polarisation – and work jointly to overcome them - in our dynamic transdisciplinary summer school with researchers and students from the Netherlands and South Africa.

Dates: 1 - 5 July 2024
Application deadline: 15 April 2024

Public Participation in Sustainable Transitions

Transform your summer with our Public Participation in Sustainable Transitions School! Discover the power of public participation, dive into sustainable energy transition solutions and engage with local communities. Enroll now!

Dates: 27 - 31 May 2024
Early-bird deadline: 15 March 2024

SuRe - Sustainable and Resilient societies

Polycrisis and disruptive transformations happen at different levels, but their common denominator is the insight that understanding resilience problems analytically and societally requires transcending disciplinary silos, monocausal explanations and single-issue policies and interventions.

Dates: 24 - 29 June 2024
Application deadline: 1 March 2024

Developing Across Differences

Enhance your skills, expand your network and be inspired at the European Developing Across Differences (DAD) Learning Lab & Community Week. The third annual edition of this advanced professional development and interdisciplinary learning programme will run from 7-13 July 2024 and there is a selection of 14 summer schools to choose from.

Late registration closes on 1 July 2024.

Arts in Health

This exciting new summer school introduces the emerging field of arts in health. Students will experience how the arts can support well-being, prevent compassion fatigue, and encourage healthy living.

Dates: 17 - 21 June 2023
Application deadline: 10 April 2024

The Next STEP

The ‘Next STEP - Summer School on Theories in Environmental Psychology’ will bring together talented PhD to bridge the gap between environmental psychology theory and practical applications.

Dates: 24 – 28 June 2024
Application deadline: 10 March 2024

Using Theory in the History of Education

Theoretical perspectives are key to research in the humanities and social sciences. This summer school provides a unique opportunity to practice your theoretical skills.

Dates: 24 - 28 June 2024
Application deadline: 1 March 2024

Speech Technology: Charting new futures

Explore, Create, Transform: Dive into the world of speech tech in our 5-day Speech Technology  summer school – where innovation meets ethics and imagination!

Dates: 3 - 7 June 2024
Application deadline: 1 April 2024

Cognitive Modeling

We are happy to announce the seventh Groningen Spring School on Cognitive Modeling. This year, the Spring School will cover three different modeling paradigms: ACT-R, Nengo, and PRIMs. Each of these topics consists of a series of lectures, as well as a number of hands-on exercises (tutorials).

A degrowth trajectory towards living with Earth through a Planetary Health lens

Join our Summer School on Planetary Health and Degrowth. Understand how ecological, social, and economic crises challenge our health and the health of the planet, and discover how shifting towards degrowth can offer solutions.

Dates: 24 - 29 June 2024
Application deadline: 24 May 2024

Train the trainer of University Teachers

Are you new to the teaching and learning field in higher education or just looking for new inspiration for training university instructors? Join this practical summer school and start (re-)designing a new professional development activity for your teachers.

Dates: 1 – 5 July 2024
Application deadline: 10 June 2024

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