UPCOMING EVENT-International Seminar / Training Program, 10 – 14 October 2016, Groningen (the Netherlands)

The second Training Event of the EFESE project will be held in Groningen from 10 -14 of October 2016.

The EFESE project kindly invites you to the second international seminar and training program on the exchange of social security education.




“The Importance of Social Security (Education) in Europe:
Challenges, Innovation and Best Practices”, Monday 10 October 2016





Efese invitation 1


Efese invitation 2





The first topic of the international seminar concerns the role and future of social security in Europe. The keynote speaker is Georgios Katrougalos, Minister of Labour, Social Insurance and Social Security in Greece. Further inspiring contributions from European academics will follow, who will address the the challenges faced by social security education in a changing Europe, with a special attention to the implications of IT innovation.


Academics/ Academic institutions.
Policy makers at national, European and international level.
Professionals (sub-) national social security administrations
PhD students and/or researchers focusing on social security.



Free of charge
To register, please send an email to efese@rug.nl 



October 10th-14th 2016






EFESE Training Groningen program 1 (Medium)




EFESE Training Groningen program-1 2 (Medium)



The training program will provide attendees with the possibility to further develop the courses, which were designed during the training week in Leuven. In the first place, all courses will be reviewed by an external peer reviewer. Furthermore, the recording of one (additional) lesson video will be facilitated for each course.

During the second part of the training week, the focus will be on the progress made by the EFESE project and the feasibility of a common European master in social security.

The training week will take place in Groningen and on the beautiful island Schiermonnikoog.


Free of charge for EFESE partners and EFESE satellite partners (and their respective PhD students).
To register, please fill in the registration form below and send it to  efese@rug.nl
Registration deadline: July 3rd, 2016


Excel-icon Registration form_Groningen


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