human development, social justice and sustainable social systems

Autumn Academy 2020

postponed due to COVID-19

The three learning paths of the Caritas Europa Autumn Academy 2020

This year’s Autumn Academy will take place between 21 September and 24 September in Ghent, Belgium. It will bring together participants of the following three learning paths:

  • Grassroots Participation Learning Path (GPLP) – module 2
  • Advocacy Learning Path (ALP) – module 4
  • ODSS LP (Organisational Development Solidarity System Learning Path)


Who can attend

The event is open for learning path participants only


The Academy takes place in:

Monasterium PoortAckere
Oude Houtlei 56
9000 Gent


Opening session on 21/9 at 17:00

  • Keynote by Prof. Dr. Dries Deweer on ‘Specificity and relevance of personalism in today’s societies’

Learning path programmes

Travel support

Caritas Europa covers travel expenses of participants from Caritas organisations eligible for funding covered by the CARES project: EU countries, Iceland, Norway, and Turkey. For participants from Caritas organisations not coverd by the CARES project, the Caritas Europa Travel Support (CETS) conditions apply.

Download here your expenses claim template


Registration for this event is on hold due to COVID-19


Ghent, Belgium


21 – 24

further information

Marc Somers
Institutional Development Director
+32 (0)2 235 26 57