Students looking to get ahead in their schooling often take a variety of classes as part of their summer courses. This type of interim education can also assist those who are already in a specific career, but need to find ways to continue increasing their learning.
The Netherlands is a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, consisting of twelve provinces in North-West Europe and three islands in the Caribbean. English speaking students will have no problems finding suitable courses. For international students applying to universities in the Netherlands, several scholarships are available.
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Amsterdam, a city long associated with notions of tolerance and openness, is the perfect backdrop against which to study Art History, Literature, and Sociology through the lens of Gender Studies. We invite you to explore Amsterdam's history and present and to consider how these notions are—or are not—changing.[+]
Amsterdam, a city long associated with notions of tolerance and openness, is the perfect backdrop against which to study Art History, Literature, and Sociology through the lens of Gender Studies. We invite you to explore Amsterdam's history and present and to consider how these notions are—or are not—changing.
Amsterdam is your classroom, with course-related excursions to world-class museums and notable Amsterdam sites playing a major role in each course. For example, you will study the representations of gender and sexuality in Rembrandt's work and visit the Anne Frank museum. This program also includes a course-related excursion to Berlin, to further investigate your topics of study.... [-]
The course combines language acquisition with a fun introduction to Dutch culture. The Dutch Intensive Language Course is designed within the internationally approved European Reference Framework for language courses. It starts at the level of absolute beginners and aims to reach level A1. [+]
Course overviewCourse period : 24 July – 11 August 2017 ECTS : 6 ECTS Max. participants : 20 participants Course leader : dr. M.A. (Mario) van de Visser Target group : Prospective exchange students and non-Dutch speaking students oe external participants with little or no knowledge of Dutch. Schedule : One 2-hour morning class on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Dutch excursions on Wednesday morning. In between lessons you work on your homework and assignments. Final exam on Friday 11 August. Course fee : € 675; for Tilburg University employees and alumni € 615; for Tilburg University students € 585
Course aims The course combines language acquisition with a fun introduction to Dutch culture. The Dutch Intensive Language Course is designed within the internationally approved European Reference Framework for language courses. It starts at the level of absolute beginners and aims to reach level A1.... [-]
The course is about globalization, migration, and internationalization. You will for example learn what psychology have to say about societies that become more multicultural, international students, and diverse teams in organizations and at the workplace, and how psychology contributes to make organizations and societies more inclusive. [+]
A course about globalization, migration and internationalization.Course overview Course period : 20 July - 4 August 2017 ECTS : 6 Max. participants : 20 participants (+ waiting list) Course leader : Dr. Michael Bender (+ guest lecturers) Target group : Students (national and international) interested in diversity and in dealing with it in their work context. Participants can come from any BA/MA/PhD program Schedule : 09:00-12:00 and 13:00-16:00 (with exceptions, e.g., for excursions) Course fee : €900 (discounts apply for: early bird 10%, bring a friend 10%, future/current /alumniTiU student 15%) Course aims Acquire an overview of leading views on cross-cultural similarities and differences, acculturation, and intercultural communication. Assess and apply strategies useful for intercultural interaction in business and negotiations, and intercultural communication. Explain how methodological pitfalls and cognitive biases are relevant for cross-cultural interactions and intercultural communication in the multicultural workplace and other settings. Conduct a small-scale qualitative, culturally informed, psychological study on a topic of the student’s choice. Course information ... [-]
All around the world, numerous men, women, boys and girls suffer the harsh consequences of conflict-related sexual violence and human trafficking. Thousands of men, women and children are forced into sexual slavery or raped during conflict-situations. [+]
Opportunities and Challenges in Addressing Conflict-Related Sexual Violence and Human TraffickingCourse overview Course period : 17 July - 28 July 2017 (2 weeks) ECTS : Certificate of participation Max. participants : 30 participants Course leaders : Dr. mr. Anne-Marie de Brouwer, drs. mr. Eefje de Volder Target group : BA/MA students (from any discipline) with strong interest in the topics Schedule : Weekdays: 9:30-12:00 (theory); 12:00-15:00 (lunch and group work on assignments); 15:30-17:00 (discussion of assignments). Two days visit to institutions that deal with conflict-related sexual violence and human trafficking (International Criminal Court and human trafficking institutions in the Netherlands) Course fee : € 650 for non-TiU Students; € 600 for TiU students; Early bird registration: 10% discount Course aims ... [-]
During this three-week intensive course, you will be prepared for academic use of English (listening, reading, and most notably writing and speaking). Attention will be paid to grammatical accuracy and complexity. [+]
Technical standards are used daily by businesses, industries, authorities, and individuals. Implementing standards may provide businesses and industries advantages over their competitors. [+]
1st European Summer School on Technical Standards and the LawCourse overview Course period : 17 July - 26 July 2017 ECTS : 3 Max. participants : 30 participants Course leaders : prof. dr. C. (Kees) Stuurman; Irene Kamara LL.M, MSc; Jingze Li LL.M Target group : LL.M students(current or prospective)/graduates, PhD students Schedule : Weekdays: 9.30-12:30 lecture, 14:30-16:30 lecture/working session, one field trip Course fee : € 750 Course aims Provide solid knowledge of the EU and international standardization landscape. Analyze the EU legislation related to standardization including the New Approach and the Regulation 1025/2012. Deepen knowledge on legal nature of technical standards and relation to other instruments (certification, codes of conduct). Critically assess contemporary issues (copyright, patent, competition, personal data protection …) relating to standardization activity in the EU. Identify uses of standardization as a tool for supporting Union legislation, policies and innovation. Unite standardization experts, academics and the industry. Course information ... [-]