VIU/LIVES Winter School Life Course and Vulnerabilities (Deadline 30.11.18)

Deadline: 30 November 2018


Dates: April 1- 5, 2019

Project info

This is the fifth edition of the LIVES Winter School, the first organized by Venice International University and led by the two VIU member universities: the University of Lausanne and the University of Padua.
During an intensive one-week program, doctoral students and young researchers will work on various fields of Life Course research through a multidisciplinary approach (Sociology, Psychology, Social Psychology, Life-span Psychology, Social Demography and Social Policies) lead by internationally renowned experts.
In particular, the Winter School will focus on training the participants in the production of journal articles as a fundamental aspect of the academic career they are approaching: with a “learning by doing” approach, they will prepare collaborative articles going through all stages of the research process, heading towards a joint publication as a medium-term follow-up.

Admission requirements

The School first targets PhD students, but Post-doc researchers can also apply.

Disciplines involved are Psychology, Sociology, Social Psychology, Life-span Psychology, Social Demography and Social Policy, depending on the tutors and the workshop contents. The common topic of the workshops is vulnerability across the life course.


Students of VIU member universities: € 300.
Students of LIVES Doctoral Program and its affiliated member universities: € 400.
Students of other universities € 600.

The fees will cover tuition, course materials, accommodation in double rooms at the VIU campus, lunches and some dinners in the VIU cafeteria and social events.


via VIU website from November 1 to 30, 2018; admitted candidates will be notified by mid-December, 2018.

The Program will admit up to 20 student participants.


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