April 2020: IUWs in Odense, Groningen, Leuven, and Emden had to be cancelled

The International University Weeks 2020 had to be cancelled due to the lockdown during the Covid-19 pandemic.

They were originally planned to take place between 20 and 24 April 2020 in:

Denmark: University College Lillebaelt, Odense:
Social Work in the Context of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

The Netherlands: Hanzehogeschool Groningen:
EUREKA! – Creative Approaches in Social Work

Belgium: UCLL – University College Leuven-Limburg, Leuven:
Strengths-based Social Work

Germany: University of Applied Sciences Emden/Leer, Emden:
Supporting Families, Children and Youth in their Environment

SWESD – Joint World Conference on Social Work Education and Social Development 2020 in Rimini

The SWESD Conference 2020 has been postponed to take place between 8 an 11 November 2020.

Organised by IASSW and ICSW, the Joint World Conference on Social Work Education and Social Development will take will take place in Rimini. The Conference follows the theme “Promoting Human Relationsships: Bridging the Future”

Further details about the conference can be found at the conference web page.

April 2019: SocNet98 IUWs in St. Poelten, Hasselt and Budweis

In 2019, the International University Weeks sucessfully could take place between 1 and 5 April 2019 in:

Austria: University of Applied Sciences St. Poelten
Topic: Diversity Matters Meeting the challenges plurality and differences in/for social work

Belgium: PXL University College of Applied Sciences and Arts
Topic: Social Work in the context of well-being, leisure and tourism

Czech Republic: University of South Bohemia in Ceske Budejovice
Topic: Social work in the client’s home environment

SocNet98 Coordinators Meeting 2018 in Helsinki

The last SocNet98 coordinators meeting took place between 16 and 19 October 2018 at Humak University of Applied Sciences in Helsinki.

We than thanks Sari Hoyla and her colleagues from Humak University of Applied Sciences in Helsinki for their warm welcome and the preparing, organising and hosting this meeting.

It was a great place to celebrate our 20th anniversary and look into the further future.

ECSWR European Conference for Social Work Research 2019 in Leuven

Organised by ESWRA – European Social Work Research Association, the 9th ECSWR – European Conference for Social Work Research will take place from 10 to 12 April 2019 in Leuven. Hosts are the KU Leuven, the University of Antwerp and Ghent University.

The Conference follows the theme “Social work research, practice and core values of human rights and social justice in a changing welfare society”.

Find further information on the conference web page