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Summer Flyer 2013

Summer Flyer 2013

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How to apply to the Summer Institute Application forms for individual programmes can be found on the websites.

Applicants must submit a letter of recommendation, copies of transcripts/diplomas from previous academic work and a statement of motivation. Application fees are waived if applications are received before February 1, 2013. Tuition Tuition includes excursions, online readers, lunches on class days, access to the university’s libraries and computer facilities. The tuition does not include travel to and from Amsterdam nor housing. The Summer Programmes Office mediates student housing for applicants. Scholarships Please visit each programme’s individual website for more information on scholarships. Students from U21/LERU member universities are eligible for a €500 scholarship. Certificate All students who attend a Summer Programme and successfully complete the coursework will receive a certificate of attendance. Students interested in receiving credit should contact the Summer Programmes Office.

Testimonials Interested in hearing what former students thought of the programmes? Check out the programme websites to see video testimonials from students. The Graduate School of Social Sciences The Graduate School offers Masters and Summer programmes in the social sciences. Most programmes are in English but some Masters programmes are also offered in Dutch. www.gsss.uva.nl The City and the University All classes will be held in one of the city centre buildings of the University of Amsterdam. The University is inextricably linked with the city of Amsterdam, which is celebrating 400 years of beautiful canals in 2013. As the capital of the Netherlands, Amsterdam is an exuberant small-scale metropolis where you quickly feel safe and welcome. Studying in Amsterdam gives you one of the world's most beautiful and stimulating cities as your campus. Contact Summer Programmes Office Graduate School of Social Sciences Telephone: +31.20.525.3776 Email: Summer-Application@uva.nl Twitter: @SummerAmsterdam Facebook: UvA Summer Programmes www.gsss.uva.nl/summer

Summer Programmes of the Graduate School of Social Sciences Summer 2013       Global Poverty & Inclusive Development Alcohol, Drugs & Addiction Urban Studies: Housing, People & City Spaces Sexuality, Culture & Society Social Policies & Pragmatic Tolerance Social Innovation Safari: A Problem Solving Learning Experience


The course is suitable for both advanced undergraduate students and introductory level graduate students. drugs and sex work will be addressed and by lecturers and educational site visits. Academic Director: Dr. Master and PhD students.nl/summer-addiction This two-week Summer Institute programme seeks to provide a multidisciplinary approach to the study of addiction. Academic Directors: Richard Gerritsen. Students who have completed a bachelor’s degree are welcome to apply for the programme. including MA and PhD students and professionals from NGOs engaged in sexuality. Hebe Verrest Summer Institute on Alcohol.uva.Summer Institute on Global Poverty & Inclusive Development June 17 – 21. 2013 www. researchers. the Safari is not for the faint of heart. Nicky Pouw & Dr. Exclusive excursions to service providers are part of the Institute. A general interest in the social sciences and an open mind are necessary. MA The Social Innovation Safari: A Problem Solving Learning Adventure 8-19 July. action-oriented. and inherently social. It is intensive. We’ll use a problemsolving approach. PhD level. Subjects such as immigration. academics. The course will examine subjects such as architecture and neighborhood design. 2013 www. HIV or sexual health programmes and interventions. Applicants must be at least undergraduate (Bachelor) students entering their 3rd or 4th year. Léon Deben & Tessa Dikker. Students from any major are welcome to. professionals in human services. social workers.uva. Academic Directors: Dr. Academic Director: Dr. The Institute welcomes individuals with a focused interest in addiction research and treatment. Culture & Society July 12 – August 8. entrepreneurs. NGO staff working on addiction-related issues. MA and others TBA .uva. housing finance and policy. 2013 www. Academic Director: Dr. city planning and sustainability.uva. or post doc level. Drugs & Addiction July 5 – 20. and practitioners from around the world work together to problem solve real-life social issues.nl/summer-sexuality The Summer Institute on Sexuality.nl/summer-urban-studies In this three-week programme students will explore the fundamental issues that are shaping the development and evolution of cities in the 21st century. which is collaborative. Diane di Mauro Social Policies & Pragmatic Tolerance in Amsterdam July 20 – August 9. Candidates enrolled in a graduate or postgraduate degree and/or candidates with professional research experience in the development sector. practitioners and advocates. 2013 www. The focus will be on research and bridging the gap between research and treatment practice. 2013 www.nl/summer-poverty The Summer Institute on Global Poverty & Inclusive Development is a one-week programme which contributes to the growing worldwide interest among academics and professionals in the causes of poverty and its alleviation. 2013 www. People & City Spaces July 8 – 26. The SIS is taught by a faculty team of international experts. However. Richard Ronald Summer Institute on Sexuality.nl/summer-social-policies This three-week programme gives students an in-depth look at some of the social policies of the Netherlands. Culture and Society is an intensive fourweek summer programme. Dennis McCarty Urban Studies: Housing. You can be at undergraduate level. Three day-long excursions are part of this programme.uva. The Institute is open to students with a focused interest in sexuality research or advocacy. It is high-pressure. Academic Directors: Dr.uva.nl/summer-social-safari The Social Safari is a two week immersive learning experience where designers. which focuses on the study of sexuality across cultures.

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