So far it has not been decided if the IUWs from 2020 will be postponed into 2021. The SocNet98 coordinators meeting still has to decide how to organise the situation.
Our old status was: At the last coordinators meeting in Linz in 2019, the following partner universities have been chosen to be hosts of the International University Weeks 2021 to take place between 19 and 23 April:
Finland: Humak University of Applied Sciences, Turku
Germany: Hochschule Bremen, City University of Applied Sciences, Bremen
Austria: University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Linz
Czech Republic: College of Polytechnics, Jihlava
The International University Weeks 2020 had to be cancelled due to the Corona lockdown. We are currently looking for alternative solutions for the future.
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
The next SocNet98 coordinators meeting will place between 27 and 29 October 2020 at the University of South-Eastern Norway in Porsgrunn.
We thank our Norwegian partner university and especially Anne Thronsen for hosting and organising this event.
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.
The ECSWR 2020 has been postponed into 2021.
Organised by ESWRA – European Social Work Research Association, the 10th ECSWR – European Conference for Social Work Research will now take place from 05 to 07 May 2021 in Bucharest.
Find out further details on the conference webpage.
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
The IFSW – International Federation of Social Workers holds its 2019 European conference under the theme “Social Protection and Human Dignity”.
The conference will take place in Vienna, Austria, at the Catamaran Conference Center from 8 – 11 September 2019.
Find out more at the IFSW Europe conference webpage here.
The EASSW – European Association of Schools of Social work holds its 2019 conference under the theme “Meanings of Quality of Social Work Education in a Changing Europe”.
The conference will take place in Madrid, Spain, at Universidad Complutense de Madrid from 4 – 7 June 2019.
Find out more at the EASSW conference webpage here.
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.
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