Aging Well Together in Liège

This one-week summer school brought together academics, specialists and members of civil society active in various fields including health sciences, nursing, gerontology and gerontechnologies, well-being, intergenerational solidarity and migration, leisure for the elderly, communications and engineering, architecture and urban planning, epidemiology, cognitive functions, participatory design, etc.


University of Liège


Start: 17.09.2023
End: 23.09.2023


University of Deusto , University of Oulu , Erasmus University Rotterdam , Ruhr University Bochum

Stakeholders have worked together in a cross-disciplinary way on the issue of ageing well in urban settings, particularly in post-industrial contexts, to design solutions geared towards end-users, and reflect on paths for future research and socioeconimic development in that regard. A total of 26 students joined this summer school completely free of charge.

Coordinator: Dr. Catherine Elsen, Liège University.

Participant Speakers:

  • Prof. Majella Kilkey, University of Sheffield
  • Dr. Heidi Siira, UOULU
  • Dr. Tineke Fokkema, EUR
  • Dr. Sylvain Sebert, UOULU
  • Dr. Sebastian Merkel, RUB
  • Dr. Begonya Garcia-Zapirain, Deusto

UNIC Partners: ULiège, UOULU, EUR, RUB, Deusto


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Summer School

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