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Summer Institute on Addiction

University of Amsterdam

Certificate / Diploma Summer course Amsterdam

Course description

Qualification Certificate
Field of study Health care, social services and care services
Course summary This two week Institute seeks to provide a multi disciplinary approach to the study of addiction. The course will focus on policy models, prevention, evidenced based treatment, and how they intersect.
Course description While addiction is not a new problem, few countries have sufficient resources allocated to address it. Further, the language and scope of addiction studies has grown in recent years. As our hyper-globalized world brings people, substances, ideas, and potential sources of addiction closer together than ever, researchers, care providers, academics and professionals need to look at addiciton studies in a new, dynamic light. This two-week Summer Institute seeks to provide an interdisciplinary approach and lens to the study of addiction. The concept of addiction brings to the forefront social, medical and moral questions. The intertwined dynamics of health systems, economic considerations and moral (inter)national politics have a combined effect upon the prevention and treatment of people living with addiction. Participants will use Amsterdam as a case study as they encounter academic debates, and bolster and challenge their classroom learning with field work and excursions. Addiction takes many forms, and Amsterdam offers a unique chance for students to become familiarized with cutting-edge research and practice in every field. The programme is built around four themes: an overview o
Study subjects -
Course objectives -
ECTS credits 6.00
Duration 2 week(s)
full-time
Language of instruction English
Instruction modes case study, excursion, group discussion, lecture, individual assignment, literature study, oral presentation, seminar, workshop, self study
Accreditation -

About the institution

Department Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
Information about the institution A modern university with a rich history, the University of Amsterdam (UvA) traces its roots back to 1632, when the Golden Age school Athenaeum Illustre was established to train students in trade and p

Admission

Admission requirements
  1. The Institute welcomes individuals with a focused interest in addiction research and treatment, Master and PhD students, NGO staff working on addiction-related issues, professionals in human services, practitioners and advocates.
Language requirements
Professional experience required -
Duration 2 week(s)
full-time
Application deadlines
Start date EU/EEA Students Non-EU/EEA students
26 Jun 2020 22 Oct 2019 -
Tuition fees
Year EU/EEA Non-EU/EEA Institutional
2020 (FT)€ 1400€ 1400€ 1400

In short, the following rules apply:

  • The “EU/EEA rate” is the regular fee for students from within the EU/EEA.
  • The “non-EU/EEA rate” is the rate for students from outside the EU/EEA.
  • The “institutional rate” is for all students who have already obtained a bachelor’s or master’s degree and who want to start a second programme leading to a degree at the same level or at a lower level.
  • Note that FT, PT and D stand for "full-time", "part-time" and "dual", respectively.

Make sure you contact your institution to find out what rate applies to you. The rates listed here are estimates.

Scholarships

Orange Knowledge Programmes (OKP), MENA Scholarship Programme (MSP), Orange Knowledge Scholarship Programme (formerly NFP), StuNed Scholarship Programme

For more scholarships, visit: www.grantfinder.nl

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Contact

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Telephone number +31 (0) 20-525-3776
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