Global Goals for Sustainable DevelopmentIn September 2015, 193 world leaders agreed to 17 Global Goals for Sustainable Development. A set of goals for the world that aim to make our planet fair, healthy and sustainable by 2030. All courses in The Hague Summer School are linked to the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals. The Hague Summer School always focuses on wicked problems. As a student you can choose different modules varying from Entrepreneurship to Human Rights and from Health, Well-Being and Culture to Sustainable Cities.
General Module: Global Trends 2018 (also available in 2019)
Consumers and organisations are increasingly interlinked in our globalised world. This general module will have you and your fellow students focus on current trends and help shape future global trends for business and public sectors that are connected to the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals. Read more.
Start on 2 and 16 July 2018
|Elective modules week 1-2
|| Elective modules week 3-4
|Entrepreneurship and Financing
in a Changing Society
You will be strengthening your business and entrepreneurial skills by following this elective. You will have the opportunity to closely examine the most recent types of enterprises, their business models and strategies.
|Human Rights, Security & Development (also available in 2019 in week 1-2 & 3-4)
Countries around the world are facing various security challenges, such as, border disputes and energy security. Join this elective and have a closer look at how disputes between states are being resolved.
|Sustainable Cities (also available in 2019)
The rapid urban development has various consequences, among which, is pollution.
Establishing and maintaining the sustainability of cities is of great importance.
Join this elective and develop your critical thinking skills, detect problems and find solutions with regard to the innovation of urban systems.
|Leadership and Sustainable Innovation
This elective is designed to support you in finding your personal leadership direction by focusing on societal issues as the center from which ideas are created. The course combines theory and reflection with hands-on projects for real life assignment providers.
|Health, Well-Being and Culture I (also available in 2019)
Health is much more than just the absence of disease. Join this elective module if you wish to
||Health, Well-Being and Culture II
What does your culture tell you about what it means to be healthy and live well?
A choice can be made out of either elective courses (Health, Well-Being and Patient Participation or Health, Well-Being and Culture) or both.
Becoming a world citizen is only possible if we work together, evolve and change ourselves. If we take a critical look at our present and future situation, we will see that we need new perspectives and solutions. We will find them more quickly if we constantly share and learn to apply one another’s insights, skills and methods.
- The summer course is held in The Hague, the United Nations City of Peace, Justice and Security, packed with 131 international institutions, 80 justice organisations, 300 international businesses and numerous NGOs.
- You will gain an all-round ‘international classroom’ experience with fellow students, lecturers and professionals from different cultural backgrounds.
- You will prepare yourself for a future career in a multi-national organisation, enrich your personal growth and develop your talents through teamwork, debate and sharing knowledge.
- You will make new friends for life from all over the world during your time in The Netherlands.