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Academic courses Tilburg University Summer School

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Our Summer School is designed for students from all over the world. Exchange students, prospective students, current students, Tilburg University staff and alumni are all invited to participate in one of the academic courses.

Academic courses Summer School 2018

Your Data Driven Summer - 4 ECTS

Data Science is becoming more and more essential to finding real answers to the challenges of our era. Want to do your Master in Data Science, but not clear of your direction? Come to The Jheronimus Academy of Data Science (JADS) Summer School to get the broadest view of JADS’ various Masters of Data Science specializations! Over two weeks you take courses in five Data Science focus fields and at three different campuses. It’s a great introduction to the world of data science, and the multidisciplinary excellence of JADS.

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Supply Chain Management in Global Business: Making an Impact - 2 ECTS

How to keep supply chains running smoothly in a ‘bumpy’ global environment? If you live in Northern Europe and have eaten an avocado recently, you have benefited from a supply chain! Supply chains play a crucial role in connecting markets and economies on a global scale; that is of course a great virtue. But there’s great vulnerability at work too: think about the impact of natural disasters, acts of terrorism, and strikes on the movement of goods and people. 

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Sustainable and Social Entrepreneurship: Triple Business Models - 2 ECTS

Can entrepreneurs save the world? In this summer intensive you will discover hands-on how the entrepreneurial mindset - backed up by entrepreneurial knowledge and skills - can deliver novel and radical solutions to society's biggest challenges.

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Justice for victims of conflict-related sexual violence and human trafficking? - 6 ECTS

How can victims of conflict-related sexual violence and human trafficking get any form of justice? Around the world every day, countless human beings - men, women, boys and girls -  suffer the harsh consequences of conflict-related sexual violence and human trafficking.

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Cultural Diversity: Theory and Practice - 6 ECTS

What can cross-cultural psychology tell you about your own cultural assumptions? Are you able to understand the unique challenges and benefits of living in a multicultural society? Are your professional or academic goals aimed at working successfully in international businesses, or in multicultural teams?

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Transforming Art - 3 ECTS

Is Instagram the art of our time? What  does that tell us about society? To understand the changing form of contemporary art between the 19th and 21st century not only allows us to understand how society impacts art, but also how new forms of art transform society. Example? One strong media image had the power to transform public opinion on the Syria refugee crisis in 2015.

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Death, the Bible, and Computer Games - 1 ECTS

Have you played games like The Talos Principle, Bioshock, Zombi, or the Prince of Persia? Do you know the difference between ludology (the critical study of gaming) and narratology (the critical study of narrative structure) and how they affect our perception? This fun, innovative course makes a connection between Bible and biblical traditions and contemporary computer games.

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Religion, Peace & Non-Violence: The Case of Catholicism - 1 ECTS

Learn firsthand how religion contributes equally to peace and war.  In this 1-week summer intensive you will learn to distinguish between several levels of non-violence, receive training in ‘value focused interviewing’, and then do live interviews with key international figures who promote non-violence worldwide.

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Future Proof in the Netherlands

Are you planning to start your career in the Netherlands? But don’t know where to start? This course will provide you with several interactive workshops to kick start your career on the Dutch labor market. Discover your talent, learn to pitch yourself, write appealing motivation letters and stand out in the crowd during job interview. Make sure that you are future proof in the Netherlands!

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