For many years, IHS has organised regional refresher courses addressed to its alumni, thanks to the financial support provided by NUFFIC. The duration of these courses are usually 2 weeks and is organised annually in close cooperation with a local organisation that also benefits from the wealth of experience brought by IHS staff and IHS alumni.
The courses refresh previous issues and fine tune participants’ experience and knowledge with current international policy practices and new issues that have emerged since their participation in IHS courses. The courses are very interactive. Participants have the chance to present their experiences and often this generates a rapid assessment of what is going on regionally. It is an excellent opportunity for networking and for assessing the impact of their previous training at IHS.
In recent years, Refreshers courses have been offered in Ecuador, Zambia, Indonesia, India, Zimbabwe, Jordan, Egypt, China, Cuba, Peru, Ghana, Vietnam, Costa Rica. If you belong to an Alumni association or if your organisation would like to host such a course, contact IHS.
The refresher courses is one of the sub-programmes of the Netherlands Fellowship Programme (NFP) and participants have to be NFP alumni to apply for a fellowship. Find out whether you are elegible to join a refresher course in your region in the list of eligibility criteria
Refresher Courses 2013
In 2013, IHS will be able to organise 3 refresher courses for IHS Alumni thanks to the financial support of Nuffic.
- Ethiopia, 21-30 October 2013
- Application deadline: 21 August 2013
- Course Coordinator: Maartje van Eerd & Saskia Ruijsink
- India, 9-20 December 2013
- Application deadline: 21 October 2013
- Course Coordinator: Maartje van Eerd and Banashree Banerjee
- Trujillo, Peru, 17-27 June 2013
- Application deadline: 5 May 2013
- Course Coordinator: Ogenis Brilhante
The deadlines to apply for any of these refresher courses in 2013 is at least 2 months prior to the starting date of the course.