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Summer School

Health and Chemistry

Theme 2024: Diabetes


From until


€ 100,00

  • Excluding travel & accommodation costs.

  • Including: all lunches, liability insurance, welcome dinner, farewell BBQ, cultural visits to Belgium's most beautiful cities


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Campus Geel


Please register by sending an email to and before the following dates:

  • 10 March (Thomas More students)
  • 1 May (non-Thomas More international students)

What to expect

Our ten-days summer school on diabetes aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of this critical issue. Through a combination of lectures, hands-on workshops, group discussions, and talks from experts, you will:

  • Gain insight into the latest developments in diabetes treatment.
  • Put on a lab coat and determine diabetes parameters in patient samples
  • Explore the impact of lifestyle choices and environmental factors on diabetes prevalence.
  • Learn about cutting-edge technologies used in diabetes management.
  • Network with students and experts from various countries, fostering international collaboration.
  • Experience vibrant and culturally rich cities in Belgium.

It's possible to obtain 3 ECTS for this Summer School. Please contact your home coordinator beforehand to see if it can be validated at your home institution.

Who should attend

This summer school is open to undergraduate students from all academic backgrounds interested in science, healthcare, public health, and related fields. If you have a passion for understanding and addressing diabetes, this programme is for you!  Ask your international office for advice regarding scholarschips.

Are you a Belgian student at Thomas More?  Then this summer school is also open to you!

Don't miss this unique opportunity to expand your knowledge, engage with experts, and contribute to the global effort to combat diabetes.

The fields of study involved in organising this summer school at Thomas More are:

  • Biomedical Laboratory Technology
  • Chemistry
  • Nutrition and Dietetics

Cultural Highlights

Belgium is a country known for its rich history, diverse culture, and unique traditions, and we want to give you the opportunity to experience them firsthand. Whether you're a foodie, an art lover, or simply curious about Belgian culture, there will be something for everyone to enjoy.

Stay tuned for updates on the complete programme, and be prepared for a summer school adventure like no other!

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