Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences

AUAS Summer School kicks off

2 Jul 2018 16:11 | Communication

Today, 2 July, marks the start of the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences Summer School 2018. This year it includes eight international courses, each lasting two weeks. Over 100 international students from 28 different nationalities will attend the courses, which are taught by lecturers from the Faculty of Business and Economics, Faculty of Applied Social Sciences and Law, Faculty of Education and Faculty of Digital Media and Creative Industries. The Summer School ends on 13 July.

Amsterdam as city laboratory

At the Summer School students get to know both the AUAS and the city of Amsterdam. The international students do this via applied research that delves into metropolitan issues. ‘Urban’ is the theme running through all of the AUAS Summer School modules.

The courses include:

  1. Fashion challenge Amsterdam
  2. Professional English & personal branding
  3. Digital brand engagement
  4. Supply chain management: connected hub,
  5. European business skills (courses 1-5 are offered by the Faculty of Business and Economics)
  6. Practising human rights in urban areas (Faculty of Applied Social Sciences and Law)
  7. Urban scan Amsterdam (Faculty of Education)
  8. Software for science (Faculty of Digital Media and Creative Industries)

International student mix

In total, 111 students from around the world are attending the AUAS Summer School. They come from 28 different countries, specifically: Australia, Bahrain, Brazil, China, Colombia, Cyprus, Germany, France, Georgia, Greece, Italy, India, Japan, Macau, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Panama, Poland, Russia, Singapore, Spain, the United Kingdom, the United States and South Korea.