Nicosia, 18-22/03/2019


The University of Nicosia has the pleasure to invite you to its 4th Erasmus+ International Staff Training Week, which will take place from the 18th until the 22nd of March, 2019.

The 4th Erasmus+ International Staff Training Week will give participants the unique opportunity to find out more about the University of Nicosia, network and share best practices with other colleagues working for the international or study abroad offices. The following topics will be covered: International Mobility marketing and recruitment, ECTS, digitalization of Erasmus+, application procedure and regulations, course compatibility process, transfer of academic credits, student traineeships, internationalization strategies, overcoming cultural shock, success stories and best practices and various other related topics.

The 5-day programme includes roundtable discussions, presentations, problem-solving cases and social events. The main objectives of the programme include peer-learning, networking, transfer of knowledge and sharing of experiences and best practices among colleagues from partner and non-partner institutions. Participants are expected to bring into discussion examples from their own institutions and present best practices or innovative approaches to the issues addressed.

In the context of cultural activities, the participants will have the opportunity to experience a guided tour of the divided city of Nicosia, field trip to Lefkara traditional village, possible tour to Limassol and a night out at a traditional Cypriot tavern.

The selection of participants will take into consideration the relevance of their professional responsibilities with the issues under discussion.

If all applicants fulfil the criteria, the rule of first-come and first-served will be applied. Priority will be given to partner Universities, currently participating in the project of International Credit Mobility.

The 4th Erasmus+ International Staff Week is open to European and international Higher Education Institutions.

The registration fee is 250 euros per participant and it should be paid via bank transfer at least a week before the event.

Participants from non-EU partner Universities, currently participating in the project of international credit mobility are exempted from the registration fees and will be provided with a grant to cover their eligible travelling and living expenses during the 4th Erasmus+ International Staff Training Week.

Participants can apply at their home institution for an Erasmus+ Staff Training Week Grant in order to cover eligible costs related to this mobility.

The registration fee includes coffee-breaks, lunches and social activities mentioned in the programme (dinner at Cypriot traditional tavern, field trip in divided Nicosia and field trip to Lefkara traditional village).

Regarding accommodation, support is provided through a selection of hotels near the University of Nicosia but participants are responsible to make their own reservations.

To secure a place in the 4th Erasmus+ International Staff Week organized by the University of Nicosia please register using the attached Registration Form and return it on Friday, 11th of January 2019.

For any questions or clarifications, you may need please contact the Erasmus Institutional Coordinator, Ms Marianna Michael, [email protected] or tel. +35722841979.

We are looking forward to welcoming you at the University of Nicosia and in Cyprus.

Warm regards,

Erasmus Office, University of Nicosia

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