June 29th – July 7th 2015
200 € (fee includes the registration to the EASSW conference)
The summer school is at its third edition and involves students from Italian universities (belonging to Social Work degree courses of Milano Bicocca and Calabria), from the Loyola University of Chicago (US) and the Huazhong Agriculture University di Wuhan (China). The school will discuss problems arising from a rapidly ageing population and its potential impact on social services, comparing different realities. It also considers issues about food and nutrition.The program includes participation at the biennial conference of the European Association of Schools of Social Work that will be held in the same days at the University of Milan Bicocca. The overall aim is to enhance students’ competences and knowledge on social work with elderly in a comparative perspective.
The program that is hosted by the Milano Bicocca Social Work Degree Course delivery includes lectures from scholars coming from US, Italy and China, student work group and field visit to services in Milan dedicated to elderly .
20th April 2015 / 2nd call for application is open! New deadline 15th May
Students not belonging to partner universities can be admitted, in maximum number of 10.
Having a social work bachelor degree and English proficiency is a strict requirement. Master degree in social work and previous experiences in the field (as professional or as a scholar) will be preferred. Within these criteria student from China will be favored.