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Old Catholic Theology beyond the Basics: In search of being Church in Communion

'Old Catholic Theology beyond the Basics: In Search of Being Church in Communion'  focuses on a key topic in Old Catholic theology: communion. In Old Catholic theology, communion with God, with other Christians and with the whole of creation are of paramount importance. Participants in this course will immerse themselves into different aspects of communion. Classes will explore sacramental and liturgical theology, ecumenical theology, eco-theology, and historical dimensions of communion. It offers a unique opportunity for acquiring an advanced insight into Old Catholic theology.

The Rise of Modern Europe

Seize the opportunity to stay in two of the most exciting cities of Europe: Utrecht and Berlin, and travel back in time! The two parts of this programme will provide you with an exciting Dutch and German outlook on the history of Europe and help you understand the different factors that came to shape modern Europe. You will immerse yourself in Europe’s history and culture from the Middle Ages to the end of the 20th century and visit many of its actual physical remains.

Founding Europe: From Antiquity to the 19th Century

Come and study in two of the most exciting cities of Europe: Rome and Utrecht! You will dive into the exhilarating history of Europe, from the rise of civilization in Antiquity to the modern era of the 19th century. Together, these courses will provide you with a thorough knowledge of the history of these cities and nations, as well as an exciting overview of the history and workings of Europe.

The Making of Europe

Dive into the thrilling history of Europe and its role on the world stage, zoom in on three of the most exciting cities of Europe: Rome, Utrecht and Berlin. This track is a combination of three courses, designed by three excellent European universities, and provides an overview of the history and functioning of Europe. Immerse yourself in Europe’s history and culture.

Old Catholic Theology: Communion as Calling and Challenge

This track consists of two connected courses that offer in the first week an introduction to Old Catholic theology in its ecumenical context and in the second week the possibility to deepen your understanding of Old Catholic Theology by in-depth classes related to the subject of Communion. Old Catholic theology is understood as the main theological currents as they exist in the Union of Utrecht of Old Catholic Churches. The courses in the first week will offer a broad overview of main topics and themes in Old Catholic theology and spirituality which will be deepened in the courses of the second week.

History of Art: Highlights in Germany and the Netherlands

This four-week course is offered in collaboration with the Freie Universität in Berlin. By combining studies from Utrecht and Berlin, you will be able to get a glimpse of different centuries of art history in Northern Europe, compare differences and similarities between the two locations, and join museum visits. You will have the chance to explore the art scenes of these two vibrant cities, both from a past and present perspective.

History of Art: Relations between Italy and the Netherlands

The Utrecht Summer School offers the opportunity to travel back in time and experience the art of both traditions firsthand, staying in two cities that played a crucial role in the art of their country: Florence and Utrecht. This highly interactive course takes place largely in front of the original artworks, allowing you to experience, discuss and learn more about them in their close proximity.

History of Art: A Thousand Years of European Highlights

Stay in three of Europe's most wonderful cities, cover around 2000 years of Western art, visit all the relevant museums and sites and yet feel like you’ve done no more than just skim the surface. The European Highlights course combines a broad approach with profound analysis over a period of six weeks in Florence, Utrecht and Berlin. Seize this opportunity to travel back in time and through some of Europe's most incredible museums in only one summer.

The Making of Europe: From Middle Ages to Modernity

Taking the alluring city of Utrecht as a starting point, this course offers students the opportunity to step into history. This historical journey, which illuminates Europe from the Middle Ages to the end of the 19th century, will help course participants to understand the many social, historical, religious and cultural factors that came to shape modern Europe.

Dutch Culture: History and Art

During this course you will be introduced to the rich cultural traditions developed in the Netherlands from the 17th century to the present day in artistic fields such as painting, literature, poetry and film-making. The question of Dutch identity will be explored by placing the history of the Netherlands and Dutch art in a wider European perspective.