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About

Education is fundamental for a positive and humane transition into the future and for development that is sustainable. The International Educating Class (PIEC) programme from UC Leuven-Limburg is not just for educators, but  for everyone who is committed to become a changemaker, a peacebuilder and a true global citizen.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Key Features

This International Educating Class (PIEC) programme from UC Leuven-Limburg is called “International Educating Class” (PIEC) and aspires to positively and sustainably change the world for the better.  

Education is fundamental for a positive and humane transition into the future and for development that is sustainable. Hence, this Postgraduate aims to actively contribute to the realization of the UN’s sustainable development goals (SDGs), particularly SDG4: to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.

Based on unesco inspired values, the programme offers:

  • Immersion into capacity building, empowerment, human rights, cultural awareness, appreciative inquiry, academic communication, strategic scenario planning, global citizenship education, project cycle management, …
  • Project-based collaborative group work where students from differing cultures and backgrounds work together towards a common goal
  • Based on UNESCO’s learning objectives for sustainable development education, the programme supports you to become an agent for positive social change and peace, while stimulating the building of capacities you will need to be successful in life and work
  • An officially recognized certificate by both the Flemish Ministry of Education and UNESCO. The certificate provides you with an important edge when applying to other institutions of higher education and for employment. The certificate does not lead directly, however, to a teaching certificate or another degree.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Educating for Education: Care               
  • Educating for Natural Sciences: Sustainable Development
  • Educating for Social and Human Sciences: Human Rights and Social Justice
  • Educating for Culture: Making Cultural Diversity Work
  • Educating for Communication and Information: Empowerment
  • Project Management and Educational Planning: Theory

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 ECTS
  • 2 Semester - 12 months (60 ECTS)
  • 1 Semester - 6 months (30 ECTS) 

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • As a postgraduate programme in sustainable development education, IEC welcomes students, who have successfully completed a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree and are interested in developing educational competences as well as professional and personal capacities. 
  • Students are required to have attained a level of English language proficiency based on internationally recognized standards.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    979 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 979 EUR per year during 6 months.
  • EU/EEA

    979 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 979 EUR per year during 6 months.

Living costs for Leuven

810 - 1280 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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