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Economics, Business and Environment

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Collaboration for Innovation, Transformation and Sustainability

This summer school aims to bring together PhD students and build a broad and inclusive community studying collaboration. We will discuss why and how organizations are increasingly using collaboration as a strategic tool to develop their innovation activities.

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Corporate Governance and the Effectiveness of Boards

The aim of this summer school is to discuss the strength and weaknesses of research pillars and their contribution to our understanding of how boards are formed and how they work in order to effectively perform their roles.

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Creating a Climate for Change

This summer school on sustainability education aims to share exciting and develop new ideas through series of participatory and interactive workshops.

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Exploring Entrepreneurship

Explore entrepreneurship research, its theories and research methodologies to better understand entrepreneurship and how it may contribute to dealing with the big challenges of our lifetime.

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Financial Inclusion and Sustainable Growth

This summer school will discuss the major developments regarding research on financial inclusion. It will shed light on how financial inclusion can induce sustainable growth, with explicit attention to African countries.

Data-Driven Prevention Policy in Public Health

Join this unique interdisciplinary two-week summer school in public health in which we cross the national borders. We will discuss the public health challenges of the future and learn the value of observational data for public health policy during hands on research sessions.

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Illicit Trade

This unique summer school pierces the vale of secrecy around these issues and teaches students about illicit financing and trading; not only through theory and book study, but by learning the actual practices and techniques criminals, terrorists, and dictators use to obscure their profits and evade accountability for their actions, and the corresponding techniques to counter them.

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Sustainable Business and Economy for Smart Cities

This summer school will focus on building capabilities and business strategies for Smart Cities, focussing on Angola, where food, housing, transport, health & safety require a sound thought process on answering key questions.


Society, Environment, Transportation and Space (SETS)

The aim of the summer course is to develop an understanding of the ways the Netherlands, considered by many as "The Gateway to Europe", deals with economic, environmental and settlement challenges.

The Curse Of Natural Gas Resources

In this summer school, taking place in Tanzania, the focus lies on the study of what energy transition means if we take the local perspective into consideration.

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Urban Strategies for Health Promotion

This summer school allows students to get a complete picture of (health) inequalities in Western European cities and address all aspects of the problem in an integrated way.

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