Interdisciplinary honours programme 'Project Impact'
Would you like to make a significant contribution to resolving social issues? Would you like to work on your leadership qualities and professional skills? And do all that in a multidisciplinary team of motivated fellow students? If so, the interdisciplinary honours programme 'Project Impact! offers an unique opportunity! You'll be thinking up solutions in small groups, with intensive supervision, for present-day problems such as mental health, the vitality of the democracy or the liveability of our planet.
About the programme
Throughout the programme, you'll be a part of an interdisciplinary team of no more than. 10 students, supervised by two lecturers. Each team will work on a socially relevant issue for an external client. You decide as team how you want to approach the project. During the project, you work towards a relevant end product. Specific prior knowledge of the theme is not necessary.
What does the programme do for you?
- You'll learn to collaborate in a multidisciplinary team
- You'll work in an inspiring environment with extra-motivated students
- You'll create impact by researching a social issue for an external client
- You'll be given every opportunity to develop professionally
- You'll develop your leadership qualities
- You'll expand your social and professional network
- You'll take a multi-day study trip that you design yourself and discover how other countries deal with the issue.
This coming year (2023-2024), you can choose from six different interdisciplinary projects:
Admission and application
Project Impact is open to Master's students of all study programmes at Radboud University. If you are motivated and prepared to commit to a challenging programme in addition to your regular study, we'll be happy to receive your application!
To be eligible for a place in the programme, your motivation is what we find most important. To be more specific, the following:
- You are motivated to collaborate with others and able to make a substantive contribution to the project.
- You are motivated to work on your personal and professional development and able to actively reflect on it, or to learn to do so.
- You are enrolled for the whole of the coming year as a Master's student. It doesn't matter in which year of your Master's you are or whether you have any delay.
You can apply till Sunday 24 September 2023 at the latest using the form below. The form asks you to attach a portfolio. We look forward to receiving a single file with a letter of motivation, your CV and list of marks (BA and if applicable: MA).
We will arrange an interview with you in the first week of July to see if the programme suits you.
For more information, please get in touch with the programme director. You can put your questions in an email or make a personal appointment. We can also put you in touch with a student who has had experience with Project Impact.
- Casper Kirkels
casper.kirkels [at] ru.nl (casper[dot]kirkels[at]ru[dot]nl)
- Tim Houwen
tim.houwen [at] ru.nl (tim[dot]houwen[at]ru[dot]nl)