Crossing Borders in Social Work

PeriodKwartiel 3-4, Kwartiel 1-2
Max participants20
ContactJose Beckmann | | 088 - 019 1882
Type of minorB: Toegankelijk voor enkele hbo-opleidingen (Open to students from a specific range of study programmes)
Non-qualifying coursesArchitecture and Construction Engineering, Construction Management, Civil Engineering, International Business and Languages, Industrial Engineering & Management.
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Crossing Borders in Social WorkAre you interested in people from other countries and cultures? Does the idea of undertaking social work in Europe appeal to your imagination? Are you international-minded? Do you want to study with and learn from students from different backgrounds? Do you want to deepen and broaden your knowledge of the principles of social work and develop your own vision on social work? 

If so, ‘Crossing Borders in Social Work’ is the minor for you!


The Crossing Borders in Social Work minor is open to students studying social work, HRM, TP, who have already passed both the first and second years of their study programme. In other words, students must have obtained 120 ECTS in their first two years.





Working together with students from different countries, you will expand your practical skills and theoretical expertise as a social work professional. Fundamental principles (o.a Human Rights) of social work are viewed from a historical, organizational and society perspective  wherein meso and macro-level are central. The minor offers an intercultural perspective with focus on the development of vision and legitimation of the profession.

This English-language minor is offered twice a year. Diversity and integration are key issues in the course, which seeks to make optimum use of your students’ international experience and background. In addition to examining new methods and preventive techniques in social work, the course also focuses on a number of management and leadershipskills.

Essay, posterpresentation, videoanalyses, portfolio, presentations.

Jose Beckmann
088 - 019 1882