BIP Criminal Justice 2023
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Erasmus+ BIP: Restorative Approach in the Criminal Justice System

Partner Universities
EvH RWL Bochum (host, Germany)
Avans University of Applied Sciences (Netherlands)
University of West Bohemia (Czech Republic)

Blended Intensive Programmes (BIPs) combine a short, intensive joint stay in one of the partner universities with online work that facilitates international and interdisciplinary learning. The programme involves teaching staff and about 10 students from each institution and will offer many moments for cross-country group work and comparison. During the intensive week, there will be seminars, work on case studies, as well as site visits to prisons in the region.

Important Dates

02.10.2023 - Online Kick-off
06.11.2023 - Second Online Meeting
20. - 24.11.2023 - Intensive week in Bochum

Attainable credits
The BIP will award 3 ECTS upon completion.

The stay is financed via Erasmus+ via your home institution. Please contact your international office for details.
During the intensive week in Bochum, EvH RWLwill provide lunch as well as access to local transportation for the site visits.

Who can participate?
Students from the partner universities who have been nominated by their home institution.

Further information will be added shortly

Details on EvH RWL
The Evangelische Hochschule Rheinland-Westfalen-Lippe, Protestant University of Applied Sciences (or EvH RWL) educates students for careers in social work, education, diaconal and nursing care professions. Currently, seven bachelor and two master degree programmes are offered, of which Social Work is the largest. Founded in 1971, the university is supported by the Protestant Churches in this region and is fully accredited by the State; with ca. 2,500 students, the EvH RWL is the largest of its kind in Germany. Protestant in origin and ethos, it is an intercultural, inclusive and family-friendly university with what students value as a warm and communicative atmosphere.

Details on Bochum
Once a centre for European coal mining and steel production, Bochum is now widely known as a centre for education and research, healthcare management and new technologies. With its lively cultural scene, in the heart of the Ruhr area and easy transportation links to other cities, Bochum is the perfect starting point to get to know the whole region of North-Rhine Westphalia. See also: -> click „Deutsch“ and select language: English

Administrative Contact Person
Chris Lafleur-Klän
International Office
tel.: 0234-36901-264
fax: 0234-36901-100