International Summer School 2020

Department of Nursing and Health Care

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XVIII International Summer School in Hannover 25 - 29 May 2020

"Health promoting universities - setting-based approach and transfer to further areas of activity"

The Summer School on Health promotion and prevention is an annual academic event. It is organized for and by students and teachers from the network of six European universities and universities of applied sciences:

  • University of Balearic Islands, Spain
  • HoWest University college, Belgium
  • Poznan University of Medicial Sciences, Poland
  • Fontys University of Applied Sciences Tilburg, the Netherlands
  • Esslingen University of Applied Sciences, Germany
  • Hochschule Hannover, Germany

The XVIII International Summer School at the Hochschule Hannover offers the opportunity to be part of the international scientific exchange on both cross-national and country-specific topics (health systems, health promotion and prevention, legal regulations, care structures and much more). New didactic concepts and scientific findings in the field of health promotion and prevention for health care professionals will be exchanged by students and teachers from different countries.

The organisation team of the Hochschule Hannover has designed together with the members of the network a very extensive and demanding program with a variety of presentations, workshops and exercises (e.g. thematic workshops, esthetic communication, theater pedagogy, etc.), as well as with a rich cultural program including various leasure activities and social events.

The participation in the Summer School will enrich participants with interprofessional and intercultural competences.


The International Summer School 2020 is open for registration.  Click HERE for access to Summer School registration.

Date & Venue

The XVIII. International Summer School will take place from the 25th until the 29th of May 2020 at the Hannover University of Applied Sciences and Arts, on the premises of the Faculty V of Diaconic Studies, Health Care and Social Work (Campus Kleefeld).


Building 3F
Blumhardtstr. 2
30625 Hannover, Germany




You can reach the Blumhardtsraße (Campus Kleefeld, Faculty V) by public transport from Hannover Kröpcke. Either take tram line 4 (direction Roderbruch) or tram line 5 (direction Anderten) and get off at the stop "Nackenberg". The campus is located within about 5 minutes walking distance.

Alternatively, you can reach the campus by taking the  local trains (S-Bahn) lines S3, S6 and S7 from Hannover Main Station in the direction of Lehrte/Celle and get off at "Karl-Wiechert-Allee" stop. The stop is right behind the campus.