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Radboud Certificate Programmes 2013/2014 | www.ru.nl/rcp


Radboud University Nijmegen offers special Radboud Certificate Programmes (RCPs) for international (exchange) students. These programmes consist of courses that have been clustered around themes that are of major importance and interest to today’s students. Since, for convenience, the schedules of the courses within the RCPs have already been aligned with one another, these programmes can be considered tailor-made options for international students. Research has shown that international alumni and current students of Radboud University find Certificate Programmes broaden their knowledge. In the interdisciplinary programmes students can take courses from other faculties than their own, learning different approaches to their subjects. Consequently, these value-added programmes boost students’ academic curricula. The RCPs consist of three to five coherent modules (approximately 20 ECTS). Each Certificate Programme has its own coordinator, who acts as the contact person for students who have registered for that programme. Students can enroll before the deadline of 1 June (1st semester) or 1 December (2nd semester) via the regular admission procedure for international students, which can be found on www.ru.nl/exchangestudents. After successful completion of a Certificate Programme students receive an official Radboud Certificate signed by the Rector Magnificus of Radboud University. The following Certificate Programmes have been compiled for the academic year 2013/2014. Although all the information in this brochure has been checked carefully, it may be subject to change. For up-to-date programmes and details, please visit www.ru.nl/rcp or contact the Faculty involved.

Faculty of Arts Autumn semester • Culture and Politics I (20 EC) • North American Studies I (20 EC) • Language Variation and Language Change (20 EC) Spring semester • North American Studies II (20 EC) • British and American Literature (20 EC) • British Literature and Culture (20 EC) Contact person: Ms Lidwien Cluitmans T: +31 24 36 12876 E: internationalrelations@let.ru.nl

Faculty of Law Autumn semester • Law I (26 EC) Spring semester • Law II (29 EC) • Human Rights (21 EC) (Master’s courses) • European Business Law (21 EC) (Master’s courses) Contact person: Ms Noëlle Padberg T: +31 24 36 12307 E: internationaloffice@jur.ru.nl

Faculty of Medical Sciences Spring semester • Infectious Diseases (18 EC) • Tropical Diseases (18 EC) Contact person: Ms Cindy van Dijk T: +31 24 36 15066, E: intoffice@iwoo.umcn.nl


Faculty of Social Sciences Autumn semester • Anthropology and Development Studies (18 EC) • Artificial Intelligence (18 EC) Spring semester • Gender and Culture II (20 EC) • Psychological Development: Normal and Deviant (20 EC) • Cognitive Psychology (20 EC) • Cultural Sexuality Studies (20 EC) • Neuropsychology and Education (19 EC) Contact person: Ms Monique Greup-Diesfeldt T: +31 24 36 16038, E: m.greup@socsci.ru.nl

Nijmegen School of Management Autumn semester • Organisation in Context (24 EC) • Globalising Space and Environment (24 EC) • International Economics (24 EC) • Globalisation, Migration and Development (18 EC) (Master’s courses: for Master’s students only)  • Urban and Cultural Geography (18 EC) (Master’s courses: for Master’s students only) • European Spatial Environmental Planning (18 EC) (Master’s courses: for Master’s students only) Spring semester • Financial Economics (24 EC) For contact details, please visit www.ru.nl/rcp

Interdisciplinary Certificate Programmes Radboud University also offers a number of interdisciplinary Certificate Programmes, which involve more faculties. Faculty of Law and Nijmegen School of Management Autumn semester • International Law and Economics (19 EC) For contact details, please visit www.ru.nl/rcp Faculty of Law, Nijmegen School of Management and Faculty of Social Sciences Autumn semester • International and Social Perspectives (20 EC) Contact person: Ms Monique Greup-Diesfeldt T: +31 24 36 16038, E: m.greup@socsci.ru.nl Faculty of Medical Science and Faculty of Science Spring semester • Diseases and their Background, v. A (18 EC) • Diseases and their Background, v. B (18 EC) Contact person: Ms Conny Mooren T: +31 24 36 52281, E: c.mooren@science.ru.nl

Faculty of Science and Faculty of Social Sciences Whole Year • Human Brain, Behaviour and Evolution (22 EC) Contact person: Ms Conny Mooren T: +31 24 36 52281, E: c.mooren@science.ru.nl Faculty of Social Sciences and Nijmegen School of Management Autumn semester • Conflict, Peacemaking and Social Justice in a Globalising World (21 EC) Contact person: Ms Monique Greup-Diesfeldt T: +31 24 36 16038, E: m.greup@socsci.ru.nl


Additional information More information on the Radboud Certificate Programmes, such as descriptions of the programmes and an overview of the courses corresponding to these programmes, can be found on www.ru.nl/rcp. On the Learning Agreement provided by our university during the admission procedure, you can indicate which RCP you want. In the event you do not wish to make use of these carefully compiled programmes or would like to add more courses to them, you are of course free to choose any course taught in English, provided it has been approved in your Learning Agreement.

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Contact information Radboud University Nijmegen International Office Comeniuslaan 4 P.O. Box 9102 6500 HC Nijmegen The Netherlands Tel: +31 24 361 60 55 Fax: +31 24 361 27 57 E-mail: internationaloffice@io.ru.nl Website: www.ru.nl/io/english


Radboud Certificate Programmes