The International University Week (IUW) is a one week international seminar (in English language) with a variety of workshops, excursions, social events, etc. which is organized by the Socrates-Network of European University Schools of Social Work and Social Sciences (SocNet98). It takes part every summer semester in at least three locations of the network (see the programs and reports of former IUWs).
The next International University Week (IUW) 2020 was planned to take place April 20.-24.04.2020 in Groningen, Odense, Leuven und Emden and cover various generel themes:
- Emden: Supporting Families, Children and Youth in their Environment
- Groningen: EUREKA! Creative approaches in Social Work
- Leuven: Strength-based Social Work
- Odense: Social work in the context of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals
15 students of FB SW EAH Jena were supposed to participate, however due to corona regulations the IUW in the analogous-live attandance modus had to be canncelled.
Alternatively, our Erasmus partner, the University of Applied Science St. Pölten, Austria, has hostet a short online-IUW to foster the international student’s exchange on experiences with Covid-19 measures with students of the Universitäties in Toulouse (Frankreich), Bournemouth (England), Groningen (Niederlande) und 11 students of the EAH Jena (Germany).
→ Announcement and program of the IUW 2021