European Drugs Summer School 2020 edition

Introduction

2020 we will be on-line!

Due to the corona virus pandemic, we will deliver our summer school through online and remote instruction. Live sessions with experts and practitioners will be held from early afternoon till late afternoon (Lisbon Time, GMT +1). The sessions will be also recorded and made available for later viewing (on request). Individual small exercises will be given every day, and an exam will be offered to those who wish to earn the credits.
 
You can check on the new program here
 
Fees will be reduced (see below), and students who have already registered can choose to be automatically registered for next year's summer school (June-July 2021) instead of attending the 2020 online edition.This option does not apply to students who have received grants as the grants are not transferable due to the budgets of the institutions who made them available.
If you register between 20 April and 1 June 2020 you are registering for the on-line version, and will not be transferred to 2021.
 
NEW FEES:
 
 
 

Original

On-line 2020

Full Price

700.00€

420.00€

Early Birds

600.00€

360.00€

Iscte Students

400.00€

240.00€

Scholarships

350.00€

210.00€

 
 
In case you have not registered and you want to attend the online course please send your application HERE.
 
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 Ten-day course in Lisbon involving scientific experts, praticioners, EMCDDA experts and invited keynote speakers

Presentation
This two-week summer school prepares professionals and students to meet the complex policy challenges that face Europe in the field of drugs. Involving scientific experts from the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA), but also university professors and policy-makers, it provides a multi-disciplinary and inclusive approach to the study of the drug problem in Europe and beyond. As this summer school will give 6 ECTS credits for its courses, students can easily transfer credits to other European universities using the ECTS system. Credits will be attributed formally to post graduate students (Master and PHD), but it is possible to allow undergraduate to use these credits in their home universities.

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Credits and Requirements

This European Summer School will give ECTS credits for its courses. Students can easily transfer credits to other European universities using the ECTS system. Credits will be attributed formally to postgraduate students (Masters and Ph.D.), but it is possible to allow undergraduates to use these credits in their home universities. As one credit represents around 25 to 30 working hours, 6 credits will be attributed to those participating in the summer school, provided that they are evaluated. In order to comply with the working hours requested, students are required to do ahead of time the assigned readings; and – for those who volunteer and/or are selected - to make a short presentation about their research / expertise.
A Multiple Choice Questionnaire (MCQ) will be required at the end of the summer school, including questions on class content, class discussions and readings (70% of final score). For those who want to be formally evaluated, ISCTE-IUL will issue a Specialized Studies Diploma with the final grade - if they successfully concluded.
Students may also require attendance certificates.

 • Scholarships

ISCTE-IUL offers five scholarships covering 50% of the standard fees to eligible candidates. Scholarships are attributed on the basis of merit (40 %), travel costs (20 %), and the GDP of the candidate's country of residence (40 %). Applications for scholarships are open during the first phase of registration only.

Deadline: In order to be considered, candidates must fill the EDSS application form by 3 February 2020 in FÉNIX platform. All candidates that submit their application during the 1st phase will be eligible.

The University will inform the candidates selected, by email, by 10 February 2020

COVID-19 PANDEMIC OUTBREAK

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic outbreak there is uncertainty about the future conditions available for the realization of the Summer School. As of today, it is expected that by the end of June there will be the conditions for the normal realization of the course. However, a reassessment of the situation will take place in the third week of May.

You can access to our  Contingency Plan and updated information here.


European Drugs Summer School - 2020 * Special Focus:Hepatitis C

Thematic Areas

Sociology | Health

Programme

European Drugs Summer School Detailed Programme

Candidates' Profile

University students (undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate), researchers, professionals and administrators interested in or working in the drugs field, including participants from the EMCDDA's network of focal points in 30 countries, or from programmes being developed by the EMCDDA with third countries (e.g. Western Balkans, North Africa, Eastern Europe).

Coordination

Catherine Moury

Team

General Information

ECTS:

6

Event Dates:

29 june to 10 july 2020

TimeTable:
60 hours / two intensive weeks
Value:

EUR 700 (coffee breaks, welcome cocktail and canteen vouchers for lunches), with a reduced price (EUR 400) for ISCTE-IUL students.

Early Birds  will obtain a reduction of EUR 100 (see below).

A deposit of EUR 150 is requested on application, which is only refunded in case of non-acceptance.

The program fee includes:
• tuition
• use of the library, PC labs and additional ISCTE-IUL service facilities
• welcome reception
• Coffee Breaks and canteen vouchers (lunches)
• upon request: course materials (hard copies of class presentations and of the reading materials). For environmental concerns we elect to do most deliveries in an electronic format.

Place:

ISCTE-IUL | Lisbon

ISCTE - Lisbon University Institute provides its faculty, staff and students with all the resources needed to develop an attractive working environment. Facilities include more than 50 classrooms, several auditoriums (with between 100 and 500 seats), well equipped computing rooms for training (wi-fi is also available throughout the campus), classes and individual work and research, one of the largest university libraries in Portugal, more than 6 restaurants and bars, and plenty of space for leisure activities. The Students’ Association is very active in developing cultural, leisure and sport activities for the student community.

 Accommodation

 University Residence Professor José Pinto Peixoto, ISCTE-IUL meets some of the accommodation needs of its visiting students and teachers. It is very small and we cannot guarantee accommodation. For further inforamation contact the residence directly

We have collected a list of some places where you can try to book for the week, download HERE.

 

Number of Places:
52

Important Requisites

Please note that a good command of english is a mandatory requirement.
If you need a Visa we strongly recommend to apply during the first phase.

Partnerships

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction

Registration Calendar

Registration starts at 14.10.2019

A deposit of EUR 150 is requested when submitting your application (refunded in case of non-acceptance).

Early bird fee: 600 EUR – for everyone enrolling before 3rd February 2020

Scholarship fee: 350 EUR – for applicants granted ISCTE-IUL EDSS scholarship only (must register and apply before 3rd February 2020)

Reduced fee: 400 EUR - for ISCTE-IUL students only

Standard fee: 700 EUR – for everyone enrolling after 3rd February 2020

The program fee includes:

· tuition

· use of the library, PC labs and additional ISCTE-IUL service facilities

· welcome reception

· Coffee Breaks and canteen vouchers (lunches)

In order to apply please click here to access our platform FÉNIX. Please attach in your application a scanned copy of your ID (EU citizens) or Passport, a digital photo (passport format), your Diploma(s), Curriculum Vitae. 

Payment should be made by bank transfer to the account detailed below. Please note that the bank transfer must be free of any charges to the recipient. A copy of the transfer slip (indicating your name) should be sent to us by email as proof of payment.

Company: IPPS-IUL – Instituto para as Políticas Públicas e Sociais

NIB: 0036 0000 99105886113 55

IBAN: PT50 0036 0000 9910 5886 1135 5

BicSwift: MPIOPTPL

Name: IPPS-IUL – Instituto para as Políticas Públicas e Sociais

Address– Rua Castilho – 5º piso 1250-066

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Recommendations:
Please note that a good command of English is a mandatory requirement.
If you need a Visa we strongly recommend to apply during the first phase.

Contacts

IPPS-IUL – Instituto para as Políticas Públicas e Sociais 
Av. das Forças Armadas, Building I, office 2SE03, 1649-026 Lisboa
Hours: Monday to Fridayfrom 10:00 to 13:00 and 14:30 to 18:00
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Site: European Drugs Summer School

 

We have prepared a video to help with application process. Watch HERE

Application