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On the 24th and 25th of September 2020, a postgraduate workshop will take place at the University of Tartu, Estonia on the following topic: Interactions between German studies and neighboring disciplines. The workshop as part of a doctoral school funded by the DAAD would like to evaluate and explore the challenges and opportunities of interdisciplinary work in German studies by looking at specific projects. (Post) PhD students from all philologies and humanities are invited, who engage in interdisciplinary interactions with German studies in their projects.



sdg4The first edition of the Summer School 'Creating a Climate for Change' in June 2019 in Groningen was a huge success. At the request of former participants we will organize a second edition in 2020.

At the Summer School 'Creating a Climate for Change' - Lecturer Edition - in Groningen from 23 till 26 August 2020 we want to share exciting and develop new ideas through series of participatory and interactive workshops. Through discussing our challenges in sustainability education, we will aim to critically analyze our experiences and share our best practices. We ask participants to bring in their cases and experiences.

Over the course of the summer school the cases may concern themes:



Groningen Summer Schools 2019 2 smallThe 3rd Interdisciplinary Summer School in Gender Studies (Groningen, 24-28 August 2020) takes its point of departure in Donna Haraway’s Staying with the Trouble: Making Kin in the Chtulucene (2016) and Judith Butler’s Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity (1990).

The areas teachers and students will work with during this summer school, are related to the key words disturbance and intervention inspired by these path-breaking scholars. We will end the summer school with joy and engagement in the writing process.



health migration 2020During the summer of 2020 the Ghent University Medical Students Association organizes two international summer courses covering the topics of 'Sexual & Reproductive Health & Rights' and 'Health & Migration'.

Both student-driven programmes are organized in close cooperation with dean Piet Hoebeke M.D., Ph.D. (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences) and Olivier Degomme M.D., Ph.D. (scientific director of the International Centre for Reproductive Health).

Both programmes are open for students, post-graduates and PhD students from different nationalities and from different disciplinary backgrounds: Medicine and Health Sciences, Psychology, Law, Political and Social Sciences, and Linguistics and Philosophy.



iptl 2020Sharing experiences and learning from one another are fundamental goals of the U4Society activities. Also the 'IPT&L' Conference supports staff members of the U4Society to connect and to enhance shared understanding on how teaching in an international classroom and working in an increasingly internationalised academic environment can be improved.

Conducted as a yearly event for teaching staff, programme coordinators and curriculum developers, the IPT&L conference’s 2020 theme is 'Student Engagement through Partnership. Students as partners in Teaching and Learning'. Both IPT&L-alumni and new U4Society colleagues, as well as students are invited to contribute and to take part in the discussions.