CityLAB VIII: Creating Healthy Cities

July 2022


The Urban Studies Institute annually organises an international and interdisciplinary summer school, which each time concentrates on a different theme. The aim is to develop a varied and integrated educational program for young students, scholars and professionals working in the broader field of urban studies or preoccupied with cities and urban societies in general.

When and where

4-7 July 2022 - Stadscampus, University of Antwerp, Belgium


Graduate, postgraduate, and PhD students in urban studies, gender and sexuality studies, and queer studies with an interest in interdisciplinary and intersectional thinking.

Course description

In 2022, CityLAB VIII takes an integrated approach to improve the health of urban residents and create healthy cities. It incorporates insights from academic research, practice and policy, both in Flanders and internationally. The summer school explores the interventions and actions that can be established at different levels to mitigate health burdens and promote health of individuals, households and communities.


3 ECTS credits are awarded upon successful completion of the programme.

Registration fee


Fee includes course material, social activities, coffee breaks, lunches, and farewell dinner. It does not include accommodation.


  • University of Antwerp (PhD) students are entitled to a refund of €150 after completion of the summer school.
  • Limited number of reduced fees of €50 available for refugees.

Application details

Online through Mobility Online

Application deadline

10 May 2022


University of Antwerp strives to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals, including individuals with disabilities, to engage fully. For inquiries about the summer school activities and accessibility, please contact Tine Van den Poel De Clippeleire (

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