BIP Mental Health 2024
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Erasmus+ BIP: Ethical reflections on mental health

Partner Universities

EvH RWL Bochum (host, Germany)
Technical University Liberec (Czech Republic),
VID Specialized University College, Oslo u.a. Orte,
DIAK Diaconia University of Applied Sciences,


Blended Intensive Programmes (BIPs) combine a short, intensive joint stay in one of the partner universities with online work that facilitates international and interdisciplinary learning. The programme involves teaching staff and about 10 students from each institution and will offer many moments for cross-country group work and comparison. During the intensive week, there will be seminars, work on case studies, a field trip to a historic mental health care institution as well as a public half day of conference.

Important Dates

  • 4th April 2024 - Online Kick-off
  • 22nd – 26th April 2024 - Intensive week in Bochum
  • 25th April 2024 – public half day of conference in Bochum

Attainable credits

The BIP will award 3 ECTS upon completion.


The stay is financed via Erasmus+ via your home institution. Please contact your international office for details.

Who can participate?

Students from the partner universities who have been nominated by their home institution.

Further information will be added shortly.

Details on EvH RWL

The Evangelische Hochschule Rheinland-Westfalen-Lippe, Protestant University of Applied Sciences (or EvH RWL) educates students for careers in social work, education, diaconal and nursing care professions. Currently, seven bachelor and two master degree programmes are offered, of which Social Work is the largest. Founded in 1971, the university is supported by the Protestant Churches in this region and is fully accredited by the State; with ca. 2,500 students, the EvH RWL is the largest of its kind in Germany. Protestant in origin and ethos, it is an intercultural, inclusive and family-friendly university with what students value as a warm and communicative atmosphere.

Details on Bochum

Once a centre for European coal mining and steel production, Bochum is now widely known as a centre for education and research, healthcare management and new technologies. With its lively cultural scene, in the heart of the Ruhr area and easy transportation links to other cities, Bochum is the perfect starting point to get to know the whole region of North-Rhine Westphalia. See also: -> click „Deutsch“ and select language: English

Administrative Contact Person

Chris Lafleur-Klän
International Office
tel.: 0234-36901-264
fax: 0234-36901-100