Advancing Spiritual Care Through Research

ERICH to host chaplaincy research summer program

The European Research Institute for Healthcare Chaplaincy (ERICH) will host a week-long summer research program this coming July. It will be sponsored also by the University Center for Chaplaincy Studies and the University of Humanistic Studies. More information on the event, which will be held July 8 to 12 in Utrecht, is below:

The summerschool provides participants with an introduction to important examples of existing chaplaincy-related research, the research process and various research methods, and prepares chaplains to develop the skills necessary to conduct simple research and quality improvement projects. Lead faculty include Prof. dr. Austyn Snowden, Prof. dr. Gaby Jacobs, Prof. dr. Anne Vandenhoeck, Dr. Froukje Pitstra, Dr. Jaques Körver, Dr. Carmen Schuhmann and Annelieke Damen. For information and registration go to​ and/or email Annelieke Damen at

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