Exchange program — In Search of Meaning
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Interested in the meaning of life? Want a fresh take on the world? What you’re meant to do? You learn to unlock your thoughts. Communicate with others differently. You conduct research. Compare worldviews in theory and in practice. And develop an existential perspective.
postponed until further notice
This exchange program will not be offered in the 2024-2025 academic year. It is postponed until further notice.
Why In Search of Meaning?
Learn to lead useful workshops
You dive deep into how to lead your own workshops. Think about meditation, mindfulness, ritualization, outdoor life-coaching.
Gain new insights
You can identify life questions. Or sources of meaning (or lack thereof) in people who need care or support.
Work with experienced, caring pros
Professionals in the field lead you carefully throughout the program. In your research, volunteer training, development methods, etc.
Quick facts about the In Search of Meaning exchange program
How you go on to discover meaning
In Search of Meaning covers a vast array of topics and activities to strengthen your skill set. You grow to understand yourself and others. For example, through social design skills to create meaningful moments and methods. Rituals to support life transitions. Practical exercises in existential awareness. Enrich your professional perspective to deal with existential questions. Your future awaits!
Why study in the Netherlands?
The Netherlands has a large population of international students so you won’t feel alone. In fact, 1 in 10 students is an international student. Why do so many international students come here? Because the Netherlands has excellent, affordable higher education. It also has a thriving economy (18th in the world) so there are plenty of job opportunities. What’s more, the Dutch are open-minded and almost everyone speaks English.
Discover the city of Nijmegen
The lovely university town of Nijmegen has a great atmosphere. Just wander through its beautiful old streets and you feel its rich history. Looking for a charming pub or restaurant, a bit of culture or a great night out? Nijmegen has all this and more. Keen on sport or nature? Nijmegen has loads of sports clubs and is surrounded by beautiful forests full of hiking and bicycle trails.
HAN Nijmegen campusKapittelweg 33
6525 EN Nijmegen
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