Summer course 2020 – Lodz


Important Announcement!

We regret to inform you that the ETC-Summer Course has been canceled in 2020 due to COVID-19 pandemic. For the first time since 1991 we have to cancel the summer school.
However, it’s a pleasure for The European Training Consortium in Public Health and Health Promotion (ETC-PHHP) to invite you to participate in the 1st online Concha Colomer Symposium the July 20, 2020. (8th Concha Colomer symposium)

This symposium is open for professionals, academics and master students interested in public health and health promotion. You can find an explanation about the concha colomer symposium history here.

The topic and program of symposium will be announced soon and published on this website. It’s a free open-access symposium with international health promotion experts.

If you would like to receive more information, please contact Madgalena Wrzesinska


People centred health promotion: empowerment, competencies and evaluation

This year, the Summer School will be held in Lodz, Poland. The theme of the course will be: People Centred Health Promotion, Empowerment, Competencies and Evaluation. The course will be held from 19 July until 31 July 2020.

Course content
The ETC Summer Course in 2020 will provide high level training focused on a people-centred approach in health promotion activities implemented in different settings and communities. Lodz, as one of the biggest cities in Poland, is a perfect place to show how health activities and strategies have been evaluated during past decades in the Eastern part of Europe.

The overall aim of Lodz residential Summer School is to develop an international and multidisciplinary forum for the exchange of knowledge and skills, with opportunity to explore good practices focused on people centred Health Promotin in different communities and settings , empowering people’s tools including salutogenetic perpective.

We welcome people from different fields of health promotion, public health, local government, NGO and health care backgrounds, including people from sectors such as urban planning, academia, social work, research, management, practice and policy.

We cannot wait to see you there and if you can not wait as well we have a little video for you showing the extraordinary beauty of the city Lodz.

Programme ETC Summer School 2020

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General information
The regular course fee is € 1.300. Early registration (before March 27th, 2020) is € 1.200. The fee includes accommodation in a single student room and lunches during the academic program  (from Monday to Friday), morning coffee breaks, course materials, entrance to the Welcome and Farewell Dinners.

Click here to download the official leaflet of the 2020 Summer Course.

Accommodation will be a single room with a bathroom in the university dormitory “Synapsa 2”.

The dormitory is close to the Library Information Centre, where the stationary Summer School is organised this year (about 10 minutes on foot, see maps)


Address Library Information Centre: Muszynskiego 2, 90-141, Lodz

Address Dormitory building: Strajku Lodzkich Studentow 1981 r., 91-404, Lodz

For pictures of the dormitory, click here:

In order to register for the summer course, please go to: ETC Summer course Lodz 2020

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact:
Magdalena Wrzesińska: