Summer School

Summer School

Looking for something different next summer? Want to explore new topics with international classmates? To discover the Dutch approach to issues facing society today? Join the Summer School in Health, Social Work and Sports.

About the Summer School

This Summer School offers 8 one-week courses in the fields of health, social work and sports. Interested in just 1 course? No problem. Join us for 1 week of hands-on learning and fun. Want to sign up for 2 or even 3 courses? Even better! Each course leads to 2 ECTS credits and includes a field trip. Some courses in this Summer School are open to all students. So you don’t have to be studying in that field to join up. In fact, that is what makes this Summer School so special. The opportunity to step into unknown territory: a truly rewarding experience. Social activities? We’ve got that covered too. Next to your studies, you can join in with lots of fun social and cultural activities. Like visiting Amsterdam for the weekend. This way you learn more about the  Netherlands and Dutch culture while you’re here!

Course fees Summer School (3 weeks)
€ 1300 for exchange students of partner institutions
€ 2650 for students from other institutions
This fee includes
Self-catering accommodation in shared bungalows in Groesbeek at park “De Zeven Heuvelen”
Transfers from Schiphol Airport to your accommodation at set times
Local transportation to and from HAN on week days
Field trips and company visits
Welcome dinner (week 1) and farewell drinks (week 3)
Field trip with overnight stay in Amsterdam (week 1)
Health and liability insurance for the duration of your stay
Course fee per week
€ 400 for exchange students of partner institutions
€ 850 for students from other institutions
This is excluding field trip to Amsterdam (€ 200) and transfer from and to Schiphol Airport.

How to apply
The Summer School is open to undergraduate students from institutions abroad who are studying in the field of health, social work or sports. For non-native speakers your English language skills should be at least at a B2 level. Your home institution will register you. Please see your International Office for more information.
Application deadline
The deadline for applications is 25 January 2019.
Your registration will be official once your home institution has received payment of the course fee.

During this Summer School, you will:
Discover the Dutch approach to healthcare an sports related issues;
Visit local companies and organization in the Nijmegen area;
Experience our interactive teaching style;
Attend workshops led by inspiring guest speakers;
Gain insight into related fields of interest;
Learn about the Dutch culture and society;
Experience an enjoyable and inspiring combination of class and leisure activities;
Make new friends from all around the world!

More about HAN University of Applied Sciences
HAN University of Applied Sciences offers just about every type of professional course in a wide range of fields. Students can choose from a total of 63 Bachelors courses, numerous exchange courses and 19 Masters courses. Our courses combine a solid theoretical basis with practical application in the field so that students are well positioned to enter the job market as soon as they graduate. A key aim of the Faculty of Health and Social Studies is the development of our students’ knowledge and expertise from a global perspective. Our approach is to embed internationalization within our teaching activities. In order to create a truly international environment at our campus in Nijmegen, we warmly welcome international students and staff.

More about Nijmegen
HAN University of Applied Sciences is situated in the eastern part of the Netherlands. It’s just a few kilometres from the German border, and within easy distance from Amsterdam, London, Paris, Brussels and Berlin. Nijmegen is the oldest town in the  Netherlands. It is a beautiful, old university city surrounded by woodlands, castles and polders. Just walk a few minutes in any direction and you can enjoy nature and history at its best. Nijmegen has just about everything a student could wish for: museums, theatres, cafes, excellent sports facilities and a vibrant nightlife.



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