Advanced Family Studies, Online

UofN Training


6th Jul 2021 -
30th Jun 2022


Online Event:
Family Studies website

Are you ministering to families on a daily basis? Have you done an FMS or FFS and want to deepen your knowledge & skills to work effectively with Families, yet you can’t leave your ministry for 3-5 months to do a UofN school?


With the Online Advanced Family Studies (AFS) you’ll dive deeper into topics like:

  • Genogram & Family Systems
  • Coaching/Mentoring skills
  • Parenting
  • Sexuality & Gender
  • Contemporary Family Issues

…but you’ll do this mostly from your home! All you need is a computer and a good internet connection!

Online & Intensives

This school will be run mostly online, ending with an onsite intensive. The opening days will be in July. The intensive is planned for June in the following year. The 12 modules will take place over the course of 12 months and require self-study, online teaching and Zoom (small) group meetings. The online modules require about 25 hours (1 day a week) each and will become available each month, starting September.


The Course material & lectures are offered in English. There will be language groups, so you can do the processing and written work also in Korean, French and Portuguese.

Credits & Degree

This school will be registered as 12 seminars with the UofN Extension Studies Center. All modules combined could count towards the third level AFS school (FAM 351), building upon the existing Foundation for Family Studies. We expect you will do outreach and a practicum, details to be confirmed at a later stage. If you are interested in pursuing a degree in Family Studies, please indicate this when registering for this school, so we can discuss the requirements.


The school fees are made up of:

  • Tuition fee: €490
    This includes all the online modules & UofN registration. This fee is due before you can take part in the opening days (July 2021).
  • Intensive fee: €650 (to be confirmed)
    This includes the housing, food and speakers cost for 10 days. This is due before or upon arrival for the intensive (June 2022).
  • Books & Resources, transport to Intensive are NOT included in the school fees
    Keep these additional costs in mind when budgeting for this school.

More info & Registration

Application for the 2021 Online AFS is open. You can indicate your interest and ask further questions through: