IUWs 2021: Three online events

The SocNet98 International University Weeks 2021 will take place as online events between 19 and 23 April 2021 hosted by:

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

Finland: Humak University of Applied Sciences, Turku:
Courage and Innovation in Social Work and Youth Work

Germany: Hochschule Bremen, City University of Applied Sciences:
Child and Youth Welfare and Child Protection – Contemporary Challenges and Developments

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SocNet98 Coordinators Meeting 2020

The next SocNet98 coordinators meeting will be organised as an online meeting on 27 and 28 October 2020. It will be hosted by the University of South-Eastern Norway in Porsgrunn.

We thank our Norwegian partner university and especially Anne Thronsen for hosting and organising this event.

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

ECSWR European Conference for Social Work Research 2021 in Bucharest

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.

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

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.

IFSW European Conference 2019 in Vienna

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.

EASSW Conference 2019 in Madrid

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.

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.