My Summer School Courses at Maastricht University in 2019

Introduction

Country Risk Analysis (Political Instability): Domestic Politics, Foreign Policy Strategy and Geopolitical Scenario PlanningMy name is Leonhardt van Efferink (GeoMeans) and I will be Course Leader of eight courses at Maastricht Summer School 2019. To see all my courses and apply for them, please visit DreamApply website.

Alternatively, you can click on the links below for more information on each specific course or read the impressions from seven students of my Summer School courses during the past six years (below the links). Read more

GeoMeans Courses at Maastricht Summer School 2018

This description applies to an earlier year. For links to my 2019 Summer School courses at Maastricht University, please have a look at this overview.

GeoMeans Courses at Maastricht Summer School 2018In 2018, GeoMeans offers you skills courses at Maastricht Summer School for the sixth time. Leonhardt van Efferink teaches you the skills needed to study political and country risks, geopolitical scenarios and frames, and texts and photos in the (social) media. Moreover, Leonhardt helps you with developing your analytical framework and apply it to a country/data source of your choice. Each of his courses enables you to benefit from his vast research experience in academia, government and the private sector. Read more

Visual Media Analysis: News Photos, Text-Image Relations and Multimodal Discourses/Frames [Summer School]

This description applies to an earlier year. For links to my 2019 Summer School courses at Maastricht University, please have a look at this overview.

Media Representations Analysis 1: Texts, Critical Discourse Analysis and News Framing [Summer School]Description
The daily posting of millions of photos on social media, the strong resonance of some magazine covers and efforts by many states to influence the visualization of their foreign military missions underline the importance of visual media analysis. This course teaches you the skills to interpret news images and related sentences, captions and headlines. Read more

Textual Media Analysis: Critical Discourse Analysis, News Framing and Qualitative Research Design [Summer School]

This description applies to an earlier year. For links to my 2019 Summer School courses at Maastricht University, please have a look at this overview.

Textual Media Analysis: Critical Discourse Analysis, News Framing and Qualitative Research DesignDescription
The ‘fake news’ debate, the tweets of American President Donald Trump and the question whether media should speak of immigrants, refugees or asylum seekers underline the importance of language in (social) media. This course teaches you the skills to study the possible meanings of media texts. Read more

GeoMeans Summer Schools at Maastricht University in 2017

This description applies to an earlier year. For links to my 2019 Summer School courses at Maastricht University, please have a look at this overview.

We are very happy to teach analytical skills at Maastricht Summer School for the fifth time this year. This page introduces our six courses, but if you want to apply for some of them straight away, please visit the Maastricht University website. GeoMeans organises two courses on geopolitics, two on country risk and two on media representations: Read more