Session 03.1

Short-term research programmes: A new feature for summer schools and short-term programming

  • Wednesday 27 Sept
  • Dock 1B, Level 1, Rotterdam Ahoy
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Related Expert Communities Summer Schools

Students are increasingly looking for purpose-built mobility opportunities in summer schools and short-term programming globally. Undergraduate mobility offers that are research-based rather than just taught are still rare. What can students gain from these and what are the difficulties and opportunities in setting them up? In this session, experts from three different education systems will speak about their solutions to the challenges involved in setting up and running such programmes.


  • Student and staff mobility
    • Short-term programmes


  • Alexander Heinz, 
    King's College London, United Kingdom


  • Amrei Vogel, 
    Humboldt University Berlin, Germany
  • Jason Kinnear, 
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA