Roger KVINTENS, Professor of Nijmegen University (the Netherlands), visited Zaporizhzhya National University on April 19-24 within the framework of Master program “European Prospects Of Social Engagement”.
The visit was aimed at teaching module course of “European Master Of Social And Educational Sciences”. The name of the course was “Social Expanse Of Europe”; it was built on comparative study of social policy in different European countries (both post-Soviet and EU countries). The realia of social work in foreign countries were adapted to the situation in modern Ukraine.
Social maintenance of emigrants and poor people, work with families were among the basic questions, considered by the Dutch professor.
Like the majority of Western European lecturers, Roger Kvintens is occupied with practical work as well. Palliative sphere (treatment of incurably ill people) is his profile. Roger Kvintens works for 25 years already in this field. He is the author of several scientific researches on this problem.