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academic year

Course teacher(s)

Dirk JACOBS (Coordinator) and Carla MASCIA

ECTS credits


Language(s) of instruction


Course content

Each year another topic is chosen to investigate, often in line with current affairs or the urban environment of the university.

Objectives (and/or specific learning outcomes)

The objective of this course is a hands-on learning experience of doing social science research, including all aspects, ranging from research design, data collection, analysis, presentation of results to ethics.

Teaching methods and learning activities

Ex cathedra presentation, group work, field work, guideance, presentations and feedback.

Contribution to the teaching profile

In this course a (collective) research project is undertaken from A to Z, from conception to presentation, inviting students to mobilize all the skills and relevant theoretical knowledge they have been acquiring in other courses of their curriculum.

References, bibliography, and recommended reading

all material will be presented on Université virtuelle

Other information


prof. Andrea REA

prof. Dirk JACOBS

assistant Louise DE MORATI louise.de.morati@ulb.ac.be

asistant Kristel MAASEN kmaasen@ulb.ac.be


Method(s) of evaluation

  • Other


assesment is done on the basis of intermediate and final reports and group presentations