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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.



ENLIGHT 2019 TartuNine universities – rectors, staff and student representatives from all over Europe have formally launched the 'ENLIGHT' consortium. ENLIGHT will promote quality of life, sustainability & global engagement through higher education transformation.

The rectors of the universities of Ghent (BE), Göttingen (DE), Tartu (EE), Basque Country (ES), Bordeaux (FR), Galway (IE), Groningen (NL), Uppsala (SE) and Comenius Bratislava (SK) have signed a Letter of Intent, in which the nine partner universities express their commitment to prepare a joint application in the framework of the second European Universities call.