Family Studies

Students are trained to offer adequate family support, both in a scientifically substantiated way and with a lot of empathy and presence. Students learn to understand human and social relations from a family sciences' perspective and to assist and support families in a professional way.
The Traineeship and Advanced Traineeship offer the knowledge and skills in order to understand and coach personal and family dynamics in the field of children, youngster, adult and/or senior care.

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To apply for registration, follow the procedure as described on our page. 


  • These courses are open to students in Family Sciences, Social & Educational Sciences and Health Care.
  • The courses consist of lectures and workshops. During the placement period students work 3 days per week and attend lectures 1 day per two weeks at Odisee.
  • Number of European credits: 17.
  • Autumn or spring semester.

Campus Schaarbeek

These courses are implemented at the Odisee Campus of Family Sciences in Schaarbeek and in a care or policy organisation in Brussels or Flanders.