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ESWRA Annual Awards for Outstanding Publications

14 November 2016

ESWRA Annual Awards for Outstanding PublicationsEvery year ESWRA presents two awards for outstanding publications in European social work research. The first is a general award; the second is for a publication based on a doctoral thesis/dissertation. Read more Read more »
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Strategic plan for EASSW 2016–2020

15 October 2016

Strategic plan for EASSW 2016–2020The EASSW strategic action plan for the years 2016-2020 is the basis for the organization’s strategy. The goal of the strategic plan is to define the implementation of the organization's mission, to promote the principles of the European social model and to pursue social work education’s...

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Report 2016 European Observatory

11 October 2016

Report 2016 European ObservatoryENSACT hosts the European Observatory which aims at monitoring, reporting and disseminating the contributions of social work and social development in building a society for all in which every individual has an active role to play within a fair and just world. The submissions for the theme &quo...

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Social Work International Conference (SWIC) 2016 - Bucharest

25 July 2016

The Social Work Department of the University of Bucharest is pleased to invite submissions for presentations at the Social Work International Conference (SWIC) 2016 to be held in Bucharest on November 3-4.
Details about the conference are to be found here: https:...

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”On the move” – Gothenburg, Sweden: European Social Work Days of Solidarity with Refugees

25 June 2016

”On the move” – Gothenburg, Sweden: European Social Work Days of Solidarity with Refugees Migration stories from 14 different countries were told through a student poster exhibition in the historical centre of Gothenburg.
– We want to broaden the view on migration, says Gerda Heinma from Estonia, one of the students involved from the Master’s Programme Social Work and ...

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Follow-up Report on the Conference “Flight and Asylum – Refugees, Volunteers and Professionals in Dialogue” at Esslingen University of Applied Sciences

25 June 2016

Follow-up Report on the Conference “Flight and Asylum – Refugees, Volunteers and Professionals in Dialogue” at Esslingen University of Applied SciencesMore than 400 participants took part in the conference “Flight and Asylum – Refugees, Volunteers and Professionals in Dialogue” held on the Hilltop Campus at Esslingen University of Applied Sciences on 13. May 2016. Read more Read more »
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Ostfalia University of Applied Sciences: European Social Work Days of Solidarity with Refugees

25 June 2016

Ostfalia University of Applied Sciences: European Social Work Days of Solidarity with RefugeesAt various information events and action days, e.g. Diversity Day, lecturers and students have devel- oped active forms of support for refugees and presented different ways for becoming individually involved. Read more Read more »
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Student Project: Refugees Initiative and Language Mentoring

25 June 2016

Student Project: Refugees Initiative and Language MentoringIn the context of support for refugees offered by students at Ostfalia University of Applied Sciences, students from different disciplines have got together and founded an initiative to mentor refugees. This initiative is backed by the University Executive Committee and the Faculty of Social Work. R...

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“Voices” – Perspectives and voices of people with experience of being refugees

25 June 2016

“Voices” – Perspectives and voices of people with experience of being refugeesFor the conference “Flight and Asylum – Refugees, Volunteers and Professionals in Dialogue“, a group of students at Esslingen University of Applied Sciences in collaboration with refugees produced the film “voices" Read more
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EASSW and PowerUS signed Memorandum of Understanding in Durham, UK on 27th of May

17 June 2016

EASSW and PowerUS signed Memorandum of Understanding in Durham, UK on 27th of MayDuring the last several years, EASSW and PowerUs collaborated extensively: PowerUs is a network of academics and service users from Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Germany, UK and lately from Belgium, Netherlands and France. It aims to improve Social work education by strenghtening the participation of ser...

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Meeting with ESWRA and IFSW

20 May 2016

Meeting with ESWRA and IFSWPresident of the EASSW Nino Žganec and secretary of the EASSW Sanela Basik Cekic met on May 13, 2016 with the president of the International Federation of Social Workers, Europe region – Cristina Martins and president of the European Social Work Research Association, Silvia Fargion and their ...

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European Social Work Days on Solidarity with Refugees 4-6 of June, 2016

11 April 2016

European Social Work Days on Solidarity with Refugees 4-6 of June, 2016Dear European Social Work Educators,
Our profession has a very proud history of supporting refugees and extending genuine solidarity with those fleeing war and persecution. Numerous stories of sacrifice are a testament to this fact. To mention but a few, between 1940 and 1943 Irena Sendler, P...

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Call for paper: The 14th TiSSA Conference of 2016

04 April 2016

The Steering Committee of The International Social Work & Society Academy (TiSSA) is very proud to announce that the 14th TiSSA Conference of 2016 will be held in Ghent (Belgium), hosted by the Department of Social Work and Social Pedagogy. The Pre-PhD Conference&nb...

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EASSW conference Paris 2017 Save the date!

02 April 2016

EASSW conference Paris 2017 Save the date!Dear colleagues
in the name of the EASSW I cordially invite you to attend the Paris conference in 2017 and to join to the large group of European social work educators, students, practitioners and users in interactive disscussion, dialogue and exchange of ideas and thoughts. After Milan confe...

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STATEMENT FROM EASSW AND IFSW-EUROPE ON THE TERROR ATTACKS

24 March 2016

The European Association of Schools of Social Work (EASSW) and the International Federation of Social Workers – European Region (IFSW Europe), representing European social work practitioners, academics and students in unison, express our collective shock and o...

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General Standards and Competencies for the Education of Social Workers in Serbia

15 March 2016

General Standards and Competencies for the Education of Social Workers in Serbia were developed by the team of the Department of Social Policy and Social Work from the Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Belgrade, within TEMPUS project Strengthening Higher Education for Social Pol...

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Forthcoming Conference of ESWRA in Lisbon

15 March 2016

The 6th European Conference for Social Work Research Lisbon: 30 March – 1 April 2016. Read more here.

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University of Ruse World Social Work Day 2016

13 March 2016

Activities during World Social Work day 2016 implemented by the students and professors of the specialties of professional field “Social Activities” and by the members of the Club of The Social Worker in University of Ruse “Angel Kanchev”, Bulgaria. More information Read more »
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Happy World Social Work Day 2016 from the EASSW

10 March 2016

 
Social work students from all over ...

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Special thematic call for project funding regarding "Toward an inclusive Europe"

06 March 2016

Please note that there is a special thematic call for project funding regarding "Toward an inclusive Europe: Contribution of Schools of Social Work to the inclusion of refugees" The deadline for this call is 1st of September 2016. Read more Read more »
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World Social Work Day 2016 in Brussels

06 March 2016

Working in Partnership to Promote the Rights,Dignity and Worth of Refugees in Europe.
Celebrating World Social Work Day
in Belgium | 14th March 2016
10:00 – 15:30
European Economic
and Social Committee
EESC, Room:
VMA3, Rue Van Maerlant 2, 1040<...

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World Social Work Day 2016 – a joint message from IFSW Europe and EASSW

06 March 2016

Message from the International Federation of Social Workers Europe (IFSW Europe) and European Association of Schools of Social Work (EASSW) on World Social Work Day – 15 March 2016


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World Social Work Day March 15th at the UN

21 February 2016

World Social Work Day March 15th at the UNWorld Social Work Day 2016 at the UN Geneva
Refugees and Displaced Persons: The Role of Social Work
Maison des Associations socio-politiques
15 Rue des Savoises, Genève
With Photographs about the Forgotten Refugees in Trans Caucasus by Jan Zychlinski iKeynote Speak...

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IASSW Elections 2016 : Announcement of Candidates

16 February 2016

IASSW Elections 2016 : Announcement of CandidatesThe IASSW Elections will be held between April and July, with results announced at the General Assembly in Seoul, South Korea. There is one position open for the IASSW President, on position of the IASSW Secretary and two positions for Member at Large on the Board of Directors. The candida...

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The first Palestinian university to join our association

06 February 2016

 The first Palestinian university to join our associationEASSW is delighted to announce that Bethlehem University has become the first Palestinian university to join our association. We are looking forward to working closely with our palestinian social work colleagues towards the advancement of social work education in the region and internationally.

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World Social Work Day on March 15th under the title Promoting the Dignity and Worth of Peoples

01 February 2016

World Social Work Day on March 15th under the title Promoting the Dignity and Worth of PeoplesDear EASSW members,

This year we celebrate the World Social Work Day on March 15th under the title Promoting the Dignity and Worth of Peoples. The celebration provides a chance for the social work schools including educators and students to present our roles and concerns for the very ...

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Social Work in the Context of Armed & Political Conflict Symposium,16 March 2016

23 January 2016

Social Work in the Context of Armed & Political Conflict Symposium,16 March 2016The ongoing refugee crisis, acts as a reminder of the critical, complex and at times contentious nature of social work in the context of armed and political conflict. The history of social work is full of inspiring examples of unconditional commitment to peace, social justice and solidarity with the...

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Regarding the detention of 27 academics by the Turkish government

21 January 2016

It is with great concern that we heard about the recent detention of 27 academics by the Turkish government. Among them there is one social work academic employed by a member school of our Association. After reviewing the case very carefully we have come to the conclusion that this has been a grave ...

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Powerpoint from the presentation from Isabella Menichini Direttore Settore Domiciliarità e Cultura della Salute Comune di Milano

14 January 2016

The PPT-presentation can be found here. Other presentations from the conference can be found here<...

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If the idea of a genuinely Social Europe is still considered radical, then social workers should be the new radicals of 2016.

05 January 2016

 If the idea of a genuinely Social Europe is still considered radical, then social workers should be the new radicals of 2016.2015 has certainly been an extraordinary year for social work in Europe. Never before, since the second world war, did European societies simultaneously face so many issues fundamentally challenging our thinking about 'Europe' as a political, cultural and social entity. This was certainly a vastly c...

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