2nd International Staff Week - Building Higher Education without walls

Hosting Higher Education Institution:
Instituto Politécnico de Tomar
Institution website:
Monday, 12 June, 2017 to Friday, 16 June, 2017
Registration fee:
Maximum number of participants:
Deadline for applying:
Wednesday, 31 May, 2017
Accommodation not provided
Contact person details:
Accomodations not provided but we can help you book a room, you just need to mention it in your application form and after you will be contacted by email.


The Polytechnic Institute of Tomar is pleased to announce its 2nd International Staff Week that will be held between 12 and 16 June 2017 in Tomar, Portugal


Our 2nd International Staff Week is open to teachers and administrative staff of the following areas:

● International relations;

● Engineering;

● Humanities (Archaeology, History, Conservation and Restoration, and others);

● Arts (Design Graphic; Photography; Cinema and Video);

● Management;

● Tourism;

●Media Studies.


Our 2nd International Staff Week aims to:

● Education for interculturality, citizenship, inclusion

●Exchange of good practices and experiences;

● Strengthen international cooperation;

● Promote relations between researchers;

● Expand international network;

● Discuss opportunities for future cooperation and participation in joint Masters, conferences and seminars;

● Promote a multicultural environment;

● Promote global understanding.

In this Staff Week you will have also the opportunity to visit our beatiful and historic city that is located in the centre of Portugal, also known as Templar city



Our Staff Week has no registration fees. The welcome dinner are included in the programme as the tourist visit to the city, but the costs with travelling, accommodations and meals shall be supported by the participants. However the participants from our ERASMUS + partner universities can apply, in their own Universities, for an ERASMUS +  grant to support these costs.



You have a lot of good possibilities of lodging in Tomar. You can find the different options in http://www.cm-tomar.pt/index.php/pt/visitar-2/onde-dormir.  If you want we can help you book a room, you just need to mention that in your application form.


 Travelling to Tomar:

The airport most closely to Tomar city is the Lisbon Airport. From this airport it is easy to get to Tomar by train, bus or car. You can find information “How to get to Tomar” in our webpage http://www.gri.ipt.pt/download/site/gri/GITownsandhowtogetthere.pdf


Submit your application:

To submit your application please return us the application form attached completed until May 31, 2017  to: gri@ipt.pt

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