Barcelona Social Summer 2022

Barcelona Social Summer

BARCELONA SOCIAL SUMMER 2022: «SOCIAL POLICIES IN THE EUROPEAN UNION: TRENDS AND CHALLENGES»

Monday 4th of July – Thursday 14th of July 2022 Pere Tarrés Faculty of Social Education and Social Work ‒ Ramon Llull University of Barcelona

The Pere Tarrés Faculty of Social Education and Social Work of the Ramon Llull University organises the Barcelona Social Summer (BSS) during the first two weeks of July 2022. The event is an international summer school course addressed to teachers, researchers and/or students from different Higher Education Institutions and social intervention professionals from around the world interested in acquiring a better knowledge of the social challenges and trends in the European Union from a social policy perspective.

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The «Barcelona Social Summer 2022» in bullets:

  • Topic: «Social policies in the European Union: trends and challenges».
  • Format: From Monday to Thursday; seminars and conferences take place during the morning, and visits to social initiatives take place during the afternoons. Fridays and weekends are free.
  • Main Language: English.
  • Accommodation: An accommodation package is offered by some of the lodging facilities that have a collaboration agreement with the Pere Tarrés Faculty. The students that decide to stay in one of the following residence halls during their stay -4th to 14th of July-, will receive a 10% discount with the code PERETARRES21: Participants may also organize their own lodging independently.
  • Certification: participants will receive a Participation diploma. Students can also ask for a 5 ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) academic certificate.
  • Price: 750€ without accommodation or meals. A 30% discount will be available to students, researchers and teachers from universities that have an agreement with the Pere Tarrés Faculty of Social Education and Social Work. To receive the discount, please send an email to international@peretarres.org with proof of either work or studies in a partner university.
  • When: July 4th – July 14th 2022.
  • Where: Pere Tarrés Faculty of Social Education and Social Work –URL; Address: Santaló, 37, 08021 Barcelona, Spain.  
  • Information: international@peretarres.org

PROGRAM OF THE BARCELONA SOCIAL SUMMER 2022

MONDAY 4TH JULY TUESDAY 5TH JULY WEDNESDAY 6TH JULY THURSDAY 7TH JULY
9’30-
11’00
Welcome and general presentation of the Pere Tarrés Foundation and the Pere Tarrés URL Faculty Social policies in the European Union: trends and challenges Multiculturality and intercultural policies in Spain and the European Union Poverty and vulnerability in Europe
11’30-
13’00
Social policies in Spain: trends and challenges Social policies in the European Union: trends and challenges Multiculturality and intercultural policies in Spain and the European Union Poverty and vulnerability in Europe
Lunch
15’00-
17’00
Visit to a social initiative Visit to a social initiative Visit to a social initiative Guided visit to Barcelona

MONDAY 11TH JULY TUESDAY 12TH JULY WEDNESDAY 13TH JULY THURSDAY 14TH JULY
9’30-
11’00
Immigration and refugees: a European perspective Educational leisure and social intervention in Europe Aging and senior citizen’s care in the European Union Social innovation: perspectives and skills
11’30-
13’00
Immigration and refugees: a European perspective Educational leisure and social intervention in Europe Aging and senior citizen’s care in the European Union Social innovation: perspectives and skills
Lunch
15’00-
17’00
Visit to a social initiative Visit to a social initiative Visit to a social initiative Social innovation Hackathon: innovation in practice

What is the BSS about?

The Barcelona Social Summer offers the possibility of deepening and understanding the social reality of the European Union from multiple perspectives. The programme includes subjects related to social policies, interculturality, migrations, vulnerable groups, and many other social issues linked to the European social environment, explained through the experience of social intervention professionals and researchers that draw a clear map of the specific social issue that they explain, followed by visits to several social initiatives located in Barcelona, thus allowing participants to consolidate their knowledge of the European social environment and to get to know specific social initiatives that seek to cover multiple social needs.

What is the schedule?

The seminars/conferences and visits to social initiatives take place form Monday to Thursday, leaving Friday, Saturday and Sunday free for those that wish to visit Barcelona and other cities. Information to possible lodging facilities in Barcelona are linked bellow.

What certification will participants receive?

Participants will receive a participation diploma. Students can also ask for an ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) academic certificate (5 ECTS credits).

What is the Pere Tarrés Faculty of Social Education and Social Work?

The Pere Tarrés Faculty of Social Education and Social Work of Barcelona is a private higher education institution positioned within the first positions in national university rankings. It is a part of the Ramon Llull University and of the Pere Tarrés Foundation, one of the most prestigious non-profit educational and social-action organisations in Spain (https://www.peretarres.org/en/the-foundation/about-the-foundation).

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