Studentconference 'Get Ready for Spiritual Care' 30 September 2021 and 1 October 2021!

Explore and develop competences for nursing and midwifery during the 9th Bi-Annual International Spiritual Care Student Conference

29 September 2021: Pre Conference
30 September & 1 October 2021: Studentconference

Target audience
Scholars and teachers in nursing and midwifery, as well students and practitioners from other health care professions.

The conference chair is Antony Schwartz.


Call for Posters (and Best Poster Award)
During the conference, students may bring and display a poster of work they have done on spiritual care. During the closing session an Audience Prize and an Expert Prize will be awarded to the best poster on display. Posters should not be smaller than A2 (42x60cm). Presenters who wish to be eligible for the awards are required to inform the organisers of the conference by mail beforehand.

Click here to view the entire program, including workshops and cultural activities! 

Conference fees (excluding BTW)
Early bird registration before February 1st:
Students € 60,-
Others: € 175,-

After May 1st:
Students: € 80,-
Others: € 200,-

The conference takes place in “Mercure Hotel” in Zwolle.
Click here for more information about the “Mercure Hotel”

Accomodation students
We have arranged accommodation for the (international) studens who come to the conference. You can sleep at “Go Challenge” in Heino. The price for this accommodation is €65. This is for 2 nights, including breakfast and bus transport between Zwolle and Heino on Thursday morning, Thursday evening and Friday morning. Click here for more information about the accomodation
The website above is to get an impression of the accommodation, you don’t have to make a reservation on the website. If you want to use the accommodation in Heino, you can indicate this when you register. 

 Accomodation other guests
For guests who want to spend the night in Zwolle we have a nice offer at “Mercure Zwolle”.
– The deposit is € 105 per room (including breakfast) based on 2 persons per room per night.
– The deposit is € 95 per room (including breakfast) based on 1 person per room per night.
If you want to book a room in the “Mercure” hotel, please send an email to or call 038 427 3333 quoting ‘Hogeschool Viaa’. This gives them the special rate offered and confirmed. 

Click here for more information about the pre-conference

Click here for registration and payment

Please note: if you are also interested in the pre-conference, you must register for it separately. See: Registration pre-conference