The aim of this course is to understand and learn about the different challenges European regions are facing, e.g. integration and migration, social exclusion, demographic change, creative milieus, economic decline, shrinking cities and ecological renewal.
These are only some of the questions that will be discussed in the course. The city of Berlin is a hot spot for various regional developments. As a result, several of these aspects will be explored and explained during short excursions and day trips in Berlin (e.g. ethnic businesses and the migration situation in Neukölln, the newly developing zone Tempelhofer Feld).
Students of all relevant disciplines who are interested in different aspects of European regional development, including e.g. city and regional planning, geography, politics, social sciences and economics, are most welcome to join this course.
Participants will be invited to draft a presentation on a specific topic discussed in the course (including e.g. the home regions of the participants).
HUWISU - Humboldt Winter and Summer University - is the official Summer and Winter School programme of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.
You need the following FCE score:
The FCE, or First Certificate in English, a certificate given for students who take the Cambridge English: First exam. To receive the certificate, test-takers must score between 122 and 190 on the Cambridge English: First test. Read more about FCE.
Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.
Before starting a programme, you need to have a basic knowledge of the English language.
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