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Universitat Politècnica de València (Spain)

  January 23rd 2017

  Staff Weeks

Dear Colleagues and Friends,

Please find here our Staff Training Course offer for next June. Kindly share it with your Colleagues and Partners as long as it might be of their interest.


Target group: teaching and non-teaching University Staff

Monday, 12th June – Friday, 16th June 2017

Best regards from Valencia

Claudio Benavent
International Officer ETSIAMN
Phone: +34-96-3879132
Surface mail address:
Universitat Politecnica de Valencia
ETSIAMN - Relaciones Internacionales
Camino de Vera s/n
46022 Valencia

Freie Universität Berlin (Germany)

  January 20th 2017

  Staff Weeks

Dear colleagues,

we hope this email finds you well.

On behalf of Freie Universitaet Berlin, we would like to invite you to our

International Week 2017 (26th to 30th of June, 2017)

Career Services: Enhancing International Cooperation

Library: Libraries in Motion - Structures and Services

Further Education: Human Resources & Further Education for University Staff - beyond the national focus

We have composed three programmes full of variety - there will be workshops, group events, tours, presentations, sportive activities, and of course time to connect and network.

How to participate? Our application phase for the International Week 2017 has begun and we will accept registrations until March 17th 2017. Please visit our website for more information and necessary documents.

If you would like to apply for participation, please download the application form from the website and send us the completed version via email to Please note that the selection of participants will be done no earlier than the middle of April 2017, after we have closed the application phase. You will receive confirmations of participation from us in the middle of April.

In case of questions, remarks, or other issues, please do not hesitate to contact me via this email address:

We are looking forward to receiving your registration and to welcoming you to our institution in June for an interesting and fun International Week 2017!

Best wishes from Berlin,

Gesa Heym-Halayqa
Erasmus Institutional Coordinator / PROMOS-Koordinatorin
Abteilung Internationales - International Office
Freie Universität Berlin
Iltisstr. 4 (U-Bahnhof Dahlem Dorf)
D-14195 Berlin
Tel.: (++49 30) 838 73443

University of Murcia (Spain)

  January 16th 2017

  Staff Weeks

Dear partners,

The Vice-Chancellor for Coordination and Internationalization cordially invites you to participate in the Erasmus Staff Week that will take place at the University of Murcia from 15th to 19th of May 2017.

We have prepared a program for the following target groups:

  • Staff involved in the International Offices (management and promotion of internationalization), up to 15 people
  • Staff working in the University Libraries, up to 5 people
  • Staff working in IT Services , up to 5 people
  • Staff working in Student Admission and Recruitment/ Communication
  • Services, up to 5 people

Information regarding the Erasmus Staff Week and programs will be updated here.

The registration deadline is March 6th and we kindly request you to complete the online form.

On the third week of March 2017 we will inform you of the participants selected.

Should you have any queries, please reply to

We look forward to meeting you in Murcia next May.

Bernardo Cascales Salinas
Vice-Chancellor for Coordination and Internationalisation
University of Murcia (Spain)

University of Economics, Prague (Czech Republic)

  January 13th 2017

  Staff Weeks

Dear colleagues,

greetings from Prague and all the best in 2017.

We are very happy to invite you and your colleagues to our 7th annual Prague International Week - staff training for our partners that will take place June 12th-16th 2017 at the University of Economics, Prague, Czech Republic.

This training is aimed mainly at our colleagues from International Offices - its main focus will be different aspects of internationalization, especially student exchanges (preliminary programme). Please, feel free to forward this invitation to all your eligible colleagues.

The capacity is 20 participants, you can register by submitting the online google application form.

The registration deadline is Februray  28th, 2017. Detailed information will be provided to selected participants (we can offer reasonably priced dormitory hotel rooms or help with hotel reservations).  Registration fee will be 90EUR (including public transportation pass, welcome package, coffee breaks, lunches and farewell dinner). Please, let us know if you have any questions or if there is anything we can do to assist you.

Looking forward to meeting many of you in Prague :)

Linda Filackova
(International Week Coordinator)
International Office Team
University of Economics, Prague
nám. W. Churchilla 4
130 67 Prague 3
Czech Republic
Contact email:

Linnaeus University (Sweden)

  January 12th 2017

  Staff Weeks

Dear Partner,

Greetings from Sweden and Linnaeus University!

During  June 12th–16th, 2017 we are hosting our 5th Linnaeus University International Staff Training Week in the cities of Kalmar and Växjö, Sweden.

We welcome participation from both faculty and staff. The focus of the week is Intercultural Communication (ICC) and the Global Classroom, with an opportunity to learn about and discuss key concepts related to intercultural communication, cultural intelligence and teaching and serving students in a digital era.

The week will provide opportunities to meet with faculty and staff from Linnaeus University, to network with colleagues from our partner institutions, as well as exploring our campuses in Kalmar and Växjö with region.

Please visit our website for more information about the week and how to apply.

Application deadline: March 10th, 2017

For questions kindly email

Thank you for sharing this information throughout your institution!

With kind regards,

Lena Kulmala & Artur Petsey
Office of External Relations
Linnaeus University

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University of the West of Scotland (United Kingdom)

  January 11th 2017

  Staff Weeks

Dear colleague,

Following the success of previous events, we are delighted to announce that University of the West of Scotland (UWS) will, again, be hosting an international week for colleagues from partner institutions within the framework of Erasmus +. The Programmeis scheduled from Monday 27th March to Thursday 30th March 2017 on  our Paisley campus. 

This year, UWS invite both academic and non-academic colleagues to the University and will structure the week, specifically the tailored delegate sessions, around your particular specialism.

For example, if you are an engineering academic then our School of Engineering and Computing will host you in order to develop our partnership within that discipline.  A non-academic colleague will, likewise, be matched to the relevant department of UWS to share knowledge.  In addition, we will have workshop sessions on key topical issues, such as mobility, international student recruitment and Trans National Education.   All delegates will come together for social events.

During the week, we invite you to join us on a Glasgow city bus tour and enjoy the many sights that the city offers.  We will also have a trip to our Ayr campus and, on Thursday 30th March, we will have a day trip to the historic city of Edinburgh (  We will bring the week to a close by hosting you at a farewell dinner in the magnificent 12th Century Paisley Abbey (

On Tuesday 28th March, we are hosting an open international engagement session for our students and would like you to participate by informally promoting your institution, country, language and culture.  At UWS, our mobility numbers are rising and we would like to offer interested students the opportunity of speaking to you whilst you are on the UWS campus.                      

Participants will be asked to finance their own travel, accommodation and expenses through the Erasmus programme.  We can offer you accommodation within our Halls of Residence or recommend local hotels on request. There are no participation fees for the International Week.

Colleagues who are interested in attending should complete the International Week Application Form and return it to me.  Further, if you have any enquiries about the event please contact me.

We would like to receive completed applications by Friday 27th January 2017.  At UWS, we look forward to welcoming you to Scotland and to our University.

Kind regards

Marie Martin
International Centre Co-ordinator
University of the West of Scotland | Paisley|  PA1 2BE
Direct Line: +44 (0) 141 848 3184 Skype: uws.mariemartin

University of Ioannina (Greece)

  January 10th 2017

  Staff Weeks

Dear Colleagues,

We are happy to announce that the Foreign Languages Centre and the Centre for the Study of the Hellenic Language and Culture of the University of Ioannina (Greece) organise the 3rd Erasmus+ Staff Training Week, on "New opportunities and challenges in foreign language teaching".

The training week will take place from 26th to 30th June 2017 on Lefkas island at Ionian Blue Hotel.

The programme is addressed to language teachers, academics, teacher trainers, school advisors/directors and students in the field of foreign language learning and teaching, as well as non-teaching staff involved in managing language courses.

Please find herethe call for our Programme and the participants’ application form

We would be grateful if you could circulate this announcement among the faculty members of your School / Faculty of Humanities & Arts (Classics, Linguistics, Languages, Philosophy, Philology, Literature), and your Language Center, or any colleagues who might be interested in participating.

More information is available through the HeLaS website.

You may also have a look at our last year participants’ testimonials and our digital logbook in the Foreign Language Centre’s website.

Contact info: Email: and

Thanking you and looking forward to welcoming members of your staff to Greece.

Kind regards,

T. Tseligka
A. Galani
Dr.T.Tseligka-Gkaziani  - Senior Teaching Fellow in ESP/EAP Office 217 Foreign Language Centre (Central Library Building - ground floor) University of Ioannina, University Campus P.O. Box 1186
GR451 10 Ioannina, GREECE +302651005948
fax: +302651005097

VIVES University College (Belgium)

  January 3rd 2017

  Staff Weeks

Dear international partners and  colleagues,

We are  happy to  invite you and your colleagues to   the   annual international staff week at VIVES University College  - Applied Social Studies (SAW) in Kortrijk Belgium.

The international staff week  will  be held  from March 27th  till March 30th 2017.

The main theme  this year is:

Call for proposals:

Abstract Submission online  until  January 15th  2017

Notification of Abstract acceptance by January 31th 2017.

You can find more information hereand in our website.

We look forward heaving  you with us.

On behalf of our  study area director and all  faculty and international team members at VIVES Applied Social Studies,

Warm season’s greetings to all.

Eveline Le Roy
co-ordinator  international relations  Applied Social Studies
lecturer Bachelor Applied Psychology, Socio-Educational Care Work and Public Safety
prevention advisor Applied Social Studies
VIVES University College – KULeuven association
Doorniksesteenweg 145 | B-8500 Kortrijk
phone  + 32 56 26.41.50 – office  + 32 56 27 05 54
fax + 32 56 21 58 03
cell-phone  + 32 477 32 20 85

Technological Educational Institute of Athens (Greece)

  December 23rd 2016

  Staff Weeks

Dear Partners,

In striving to create a better world, policymakers, educators and academics are charged with the responsibility not only to ensure that higher education courses provide sufficient and high quality knowledge but also that students are informed about and involved in current issues concerning society.

It is great pleasure for us to announce a three-day international Meeting under the title “International Days for Higher Education, Cosmopolitanism and Solidarity”.

Your participation and expertise are most welcome and much appreciated.

There will be a three-day programme beginning on Monday 27 March 2017.

The Meeting is organized in the context of the Erasmus+ activities and International Days.

Attendance at the Meeting is limited to approximately 25 Fellows, with a priority list.

Venue: The Meeting will take place at the Technological Educational Institute of Athens, Greece.

Address: Ag. Spiridonos Str., 122 43, Egaleo, TEI Athens.

More information about the Meeting venue, location, please visit.

Participation: Participation is open to those who have a professional interest in the issues of the Meeting and may include members of authorities responsible for education at national, regional or local levels, policy makers, advisors of education policy, and researchers. It is noted that there is a limit of two participants per Institute.

The expenses could be paid by the Organization of Mobility of your Institute.

For the participants from third countries the expenses will be paid by the Organisation of Mobility of the Programme.

Those who are interested in giving a 15-minute presentation on one of the topics must complete the application form here.

Deadline for submission: Friday 3 February 2017.

Working language: The working language for the meeting is English and Greek (with interpretation available).

Αpplication: The Meeting is going to be held by the Technological Educational Institute of Athens on such topics. It is open to all members and no fees will be required. You are encouraged to apply early. To apply, please visit the Meeting website and complete the application form.

Meeting documentation: Meeting programme, registration and information will be available on the Meeting website.

Accommodation: Delegates are responsible for making their own travel and accommodation arrangements. However, local organizers can propose some offers from hotels in the city of Athens.

Special dietary requirements: Please, notify the organizing committee if you have any special medical, dietary, and religious requirements.

For any information you may need, please contact Ms Lena Kapellou:

In addition, we would be grateful if you could send us a list with enterprises, research centres and other organisations which you have a good cooperation with.

We are looking forward to your answer in order to help our students undertake a successful traineeship period in the framework of the ERASMUS+/Programme.

Prof. G. Panagiaris
Erasmus+ Institutional Coordinator
TEI of Athens

Cracow University of Economics (Poland)

  December 22nd 2016

  Staff Weeks

International Week for Academic and Administrative Staff

Dear Colleagues,

The Cracow University of Economics kindly invites teachers and academic staff to our International week from the 2nd to the 7th of April 2017 in Krakow, Poland. The main topic of our programme is “Good ideas for worse times – a turning point in mobility".

We will be happy to host a maximum of 25 participants. We consider it an excellent opportunity to share our knowledge and experience in the field of mobility, promote the idea of internationalization and strengthen our international partnerships through meeting in person.

Our programme is tailored for both teaching and administrative staff. Additionally we invite teachers who are interested in our main topic to prepare the proposal of the course related to mobility crisis.

Participants are expected to cover their own travel and living expenses. Registration fee is 50 Euro. Please see Application Form, draft programmeand map/map Registration form shall be sent to Ms Agnieszka Nowak

Confirmation of those selected and non-selected will be sent to all participants by e-mail after the 30th of January 2017. Information about accommodation and the final programme will be sent only to selected participants. Please do not make travel arrangements before your participation is confirmed.

Let us also take an opportunity to thank you for cooperation so far and wish you happy holidays and prosperous New Year 2017.

Looking forward to continuing our fruitful cooperation and hope to see you in Cracow!

IPO Team
International Programmes Office
Cracow University of Economics
Rakowicka 27, 31-510 Krakow, Poland